ONE HEALTH: ONE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT CONFERENCE  

Our 2nd Conference Dedicated to Welcoming Environmental Health into the One Health Concept

ORGANIZATION OF THE ONE HEALTH: ONE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT CONFERENCE

Globally, the Environmental Health Sciences are now recognized as a critical component for assessing and protecting human, animal and ecological health. Practitioners, educators, and scientists from many countries spanning at least five continents will gather in Montego Bay for a meeting of the Americas Group of the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) hosted by the Jamaica Association of Public Health Inspectors (JAPHI).

Dr. Henroy Scarlett

Conference Chair

Chair, Int'l Fed. of Environmental Health Region of the Americas;

Lecturer, University of West Indies-Mona, Dept. of Community Health & Psychiatry

Jamaica

Dr. Jason W. Marion

Conference Technical Chair;

Associate Professor,

Eastern Kentucky University, Dept. of Environmental Health Science, United States

Dr. Carolyn Harvey, RS, CIH

Past-President, National Environmental Health Assoc.;

Professor & Dept. Chair (Ret.), Eastern Kentucky University, Dept. of Environmental Health Science, United States

Mr. Neil Grinwis

President & CEO,

Hedgerow Software Ltd.;

Guest Lecturer, Concordia University of Alberta

Canada

Dr. Gary Brown, CIH, RS

2nd VP, Nat'l Env. Health Assoc.

President, JHB Consultants;

Lecturer, University of West Indies at Mona;

Professor, Eastern Kentucky University

United States / Jamaica

Mr. Mahesh Patel, M.Sc.

Health Hazard Manager, Healthy Environments Mgr., Toronto Public Health; 

Faculty, Ryerson University

Canada

Dr. David T. Dyjack, CIH

Executive Director & CEO,

National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)

Denver, Colorado 

United States

Mr. Oneil Brown

Honorary Secretary

Jamaica Association of Public Health Inspectors

CONFERENCE GOAL

Our primary goal is to exchange knowledge and data to further enhance understanding of the role of the environmental health discipline in One Health issues globally. In addition, the conference aims to allow tremendous networking opportunities between EH practitioners with researchers, students, clinicians, educators, policy leaders, and industry partners. Submit an abstract, save the date, and plan to come learn, share, and have fun in Jamaica! 

HISTORY OF CONFERENCE

JAPHI and the IFEH Americas Collaboration had a successful conference in 2017. Due to many requests, we are pleased to again host the One Health | One Global Environment Conference. Read a summary of our last conference in this article from the Journal of Environmental Health here. View the 2017 programme page here. 

Ms. Karen Brown

Public Relations Officer and International Committee Member, Jamaica Association of Public Health Inspectors; Regional Environmental Health Officer

Jamaica

Dr. Priscilla Oliver

President, National Environmental Health Assoc.;

Chair, Nat'l Cmte. on Diversity in Environmental Health;

Faculty at Morehouse College; Faculty at Spelman College

United States

Mr. Mel Knight, Cal REHS

Past-President, National Environmental Health Assoc.;

Butte Wildfire Community Liaison, Calaveras Co., California; Director (Ret.), Sacramento Co. Environmental Mgmt Dept.; Past-Chair Americas Group of IFEH

United States

Dr. Sylvanus Thompson

Assoc. Director, Toronto Public Health; Lifetime Member & Former President of the Jamaica Association of Public Health Inspectors; Past Board Member for the Jamaica Diaspora Advisory Board

Mr. Chuck Treser, MPH, REHS

Chair, Global Environmental Health Faculty Forum;

Principal Lecturer Emeritus, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, Univ. of Washington; President, American Academy of Sanitarians; Exec. Dir. AEHAP

United States

Mr. Rowan Stephens, MBA

Past-President, JAPHI;

Public Health Inspector, Westmoreland Health Dept.

Jamaica

Mr. Norbert Campbell, MPH

Lecturer, University of West Indies at Mona; UWI-OESH Occupational and Environmental

& Safety and Health Programme 

Jamaica

OUR ORGANIZING COMMITTEE (ACTIVELY BEING UPDATED FOR 2020)

© 2020 by J.W. Marion. 

Jamaica Contact

+1-876-970-6620

Ext. 3620

Jamaica Assoc. of Public Health Inspectors 

Shop #F201, Rodney Memorial, Emancipation Square P.O. Box 616, Spanish Town, Jamaica

U.S. Contact

+1-859-622-6343