KSU Rabies Symposium

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Second Annual Merial Rabies Symposium

Saturday, September 19th, 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
Continental breakfast, lunch, and dinner pizza provided
Registration is free but the deadline is September 10th or until full

The symposium is sponsored by the KSU College of Veterinary Medicine and is being held in recognition of the World Rabies Day.  Topics of the symposium will include:

  • Global Perspective and One Health Opportunities
  • National and Regional Perspectives
  • Recent Rabies Cases and Public Health Implications

The symposium will bring together noted public health and animal health speakers, veterinarians and veterinary students to discuss this public health issue from a global, national and local perspective. The event will heighten understanding of the impact of human and animal rabies, while encouraging prevention through education and vaccination.

Registration and more information can be found at: http://www.worldrabiesday.org/EN/Events/KSU_Symposium.html

If would like to know more about the event feel free to contact:

Joan Leavens
Integration/Outreach Leader
One Health Kansas
Kansas State University
Olathe Innovation Campus
18001 West 106th Street, Suite 130
Olathe, KS  66061
leavens@ksu.edu

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I am a high school biology teacher at Blue Valley North High School where I have taught freshman Biology and Honors Biology, Field Biology, Zoology, and AP Biology for the past 15 years. I am sponsor of the Environmental Club and our molecular modeling S.M.A.R.T. Team program. I am also the current treasurer of the Kansas Herpetological Society. Although I like most things biological, I have specific interests in the natural history of KS endemics (the outdoors) and things molecular. I am a pretty avid reader, I enjoy maintaining my website, and taking photographs. I plan on having students blogging and creating podcasts by the end of the year.