Healthy Urban Waters Symposium: One World. One Health. One Water.

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Date: January 27, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual event
Category: Seminar

Healthy Urban Waters SymposiumOne Health is a concept dating back nearly 2,500 years to Hippocrates, recognizing the interdependence of humans, animals, plants, and their shared environment, and thus promotes transdisciplinary collaborations in research, education, and community engagement at local to global scales to achieve optimal health outcomes.

Healthy Urban Waters (HUW) at Wayne State University is hosting "One World. One Health. One Water.", a symposium that will explore the urban aquatic environment within a One Health context.

In order to attend, you must register by January 22. For more information on the symposium and to register, please visit our website:

Lightning talks will be given by HUW and WSU researchers. We will also host a number of talks by some of our partners outside the university. Some of these lightning talks are highlighted below:

  • Dr. Tracie Baker, Assistant Professor in the Institute of Environmental Health Science, will discuss zebrafish as a model for studying One Health.
  • Dr. Victor Carmona, Director of Sustainability at University of Detroit Mercy, will discuss his work at one of our field stations studying bacteria in rain gardens.
  • Alex Haimbaugh, a graduate student in Pharmacology, will discuss her research on PFAS exposure.
  • Dr. John Norton of Great Lakes Water Authority will review trade offs in sustainability in the water sector.
For a full list of presentations, please visit our website at:
January 2021