Animal Medical Center Presents the 4th Annual One Health Conference: Connecting Human and Veterinary Medicine, A Comparative Approach to Image-Guided Procedures

November 02, 2018

Contact Information:
Barbara Ross, Ross Public Relations, bross@rosspr.com, 201-236-1771

(New York, N.Y. – November 2, 2018) Animal Medical Center (AMC), the nation’s largest non-profit animal hospital presents the 4th Annual One Health Conference: Connecting Human and Veterinary Medicine, A Comparative Approach to Image-Guided Procedures, in partnership with Weill Cornell Medicine’s Clinical & Translational Science Center. The One Health concept recognizes and encourages the collaborative effort of health science professionals in different fields to ensure the well-being of people, animals and the environment.

The event will be held at Weill Cornell Medicine, Belfer Research Building on Saturday, November 3, 2018.

At AMC’s One Health Conference, leading interventional radiology experts across human and veterinary medicine will present case information and explore a collaborative approach to image-guided procedures to help advance treatment and patient care for optimal outcomes. Speakers include:

  • Opening Remarks: Hal L. Folander, MD, SVP, Chief Medical Strategy Officer, Network Chairman, Department of Radiology, St. Luke’s University Health Network, AMC Board of Trustees Member
  • Comparative Interventional Oncology with Craig Glaiberman, MD, Vascular & Interventional Radiology Specialist, Sutter Health & Chick Weisse, VMD, DACVS, Interventional Radiologist, AMC
  • Reverse Translational Medicine in Endourology: Benefits of Treating Animals and Humans with Demetrius Bagley, MD, FACS, Urologist, Thomas Jefferson University & Allyson Berent, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), Interventional Endoscopist, AMC
  • Vascular Anomalies in Humans and Animals with Robert Rosen, MD, AVM Center Director, Interventional Radiology & Endovascular Surgery Specialist, The AVM Center of New York at Lenox Hill, & Dr. Chick Weisse
  • GI Interventions: Similarities in Animals and Humans with Mark Schattner, MD, FASGE, AGAF, Gastroenterologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, & Dr. Allyson Berent

“People and animals share similar diseases. In fact, about 60 percent of all diseases are shared across species,” said Kathryn Coyne, Chief Executive Officer at AMC. “As such, AMC’s board-certified veterinarians have an unwavering commitment to the One Health approach to medicine and routinely collaborate with physicians from leading human hospitals to help improve diagnosis, treatment, prevention and patient outcomes. Now in its fourth year, AMC’s One Health Conferences are proving to solidify the physician-veterinarian connection.”

For more detailed information about AMC’s 4th Annual One Health Conference: Connecting Human and Veterinary Medicine, A Comparative Approach to Image-Guided Procedures please visit: www.amcny.org/onehealth.

About Animal Medical Center
The Animal Medical Center is the world’s largest non-profit animal hospital with 100+ veterinarians providing the highest quality medical care across 17 specialties. AMC’s pioneering clinical research advances veterinary knowledge, and our education programs train the next generation of veterinary leaders and provide pet owners with quality pet health information. AMC is proud to offer our services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To learn more, visit: www.amcny.org.



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