One Health Initiative

One Health Institute Announcement: The One Health Institute at CSU is recruiting faculty members and research scientists to form core teams for each of our three focus areas 1. urbanization and health 2. food systems and health 3. environmental change and health.

We are seeking diverse and complimentary researchers that want to collaborate across departments, colleges, and outside the University to foster development of integrated research, education, service, and engagement projects within our program areas.

To learn more, view our official One Health Invitation To Participate. To apply click here.


One Health Research & Development Funding:

Three interdisciplinary teams have received funding for the One Health Research & Development program, a campus-wide funding opportunity that aims to create co-equal, scientific-health and environmentally related disciplines. Three additional scholars received grant money to promote and develop new ideas about One Health research through the One Health Information Flow program.

  • Primary Investigator: Mary Jackson
    Team Members: College of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
    Title:  Development and implementation of a consortium to assess the role of common free-living amoebae in environmental persistence and facilitation of pathogenic organisms
  • Primary Investigator: Jennifer Barfield
    Team Members: Warner College of Natural Resources, College of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
    Title:  Creating sustainable futures for people, animals and the environment – an interdisciplinary approach to bison reintroduction in Northern Colorado
  • Primary Investigator: Christie Peebles
    Team: College of Engineering, College of Agricultural Sciences and the Office of the Vice President for Research
    Title:  Living at the ‘EDGE’: translating physiological-metabolic responses of native grassland species to engineer drought resistance in crops

One Health Information Flow Funding:

  • PI: Marisa Bunning – College of Health and Human Sciences
    Title: Examining food supply chains using a One Health approach
  • PI: Michael Lappin – College of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
    Title: Disease community ecology: understanding the transmission pathways and consequences of Toxoplasma gondii infection in humans, domestic animals, and wildlife
  • PI: Liba Goldstein – Warner College of Natural Resources
    Title: Human, wildlife and land health in residential ecosystems

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