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  1. Paws for Progress: The development and evaluation of the first prison based dog training programme in the UK

    Theses | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    The most common type of human animal interaction (HAI) programme used in prisons involves prisoners caring for and training unwanted dogs from rescue shelters, to prepare the dogs for rehoming. Such programmes have been previously developed specifically aimed towards male young offenders, and...

  2. Prioritizing Zoonoses for Global Health Capacity Building—Themes from One Health Zoonotic Disease Workshops in 7 Countries, 2014–2016

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Zoonotic diseases represent critical threats to global health security. Effective mitigation of the impact of endemic and emerging zoonotic diseases of public health importance requires multisectoral collaboration and interdisciplinary partnerships. The US Centers for Disease Control and...

  3. Notes from the Field: Responding to an Outbreak of Monkeypox Using the One Health Approach — Nigeria, 2017–2018

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  4. The Ethical Implications of Animal Institutions | Amélie D'hers | TEDxSantaClaraUniversity

    Videos | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Amélie D’hers, originally from Redmond, WA, is a third year at Santa Clara University majoring in Management Information Systems in the business school with a minor in Computer Science. Starting at a young age, Amélie developed a passion for animals and surrounded...

  5. Prioritizing zoonotic diseases in Ethiopia using a one health approach

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Background Ethiopia has the second largest human population in Africa and the largest livestock population on the continent. About 80% of Ethiopians are dependent on agriculture and have direct contact with livestock or other domestic animals. As a result, the country is vulnerable to the...

  6. One Health – a strategy for resilience in a changing arctic

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    The circumpolar north is uniquely vulnerable to the health impacts of climate change. While international Arctic collaboration on health has enhanced partnerships and advanced the health of inhabitants, significant challenges lie ahead. One Health is an approach that considers the connections...

  7. Hendra Virus Vaccine, a One Health Approach to Protecting Horse, Human, and Environmental Health

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    In recent years, the emergence of several highly pathogenic  zoonotic  diseases in humans has led to a renewed emphasis on the interconnectedness of human, animal, and environmental health, otherwise known as One Health. For example, Hendra virus...

  8. Therapeutic Riding and Off Track Rehabilitation (TROTR)

    Organizations | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    TROTR is a nonprofit, volunteer-based organization that specializes in adaptive riding, as well as taking former racehorses and helping them find new, loving forever homes.   We also ​participate in school and community outreach programs.

  9. Investigation and Control of Anthrax Outbreak at the Human–Animal Interface, Bhutan, 2010

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    In 2010, we investigated anthrax outbreak in Bhutan. A total of 43 domestic animals died, and cutaneous anthrax developed in 9 persons, and 1 died. All affected persons had contact with the carcasses of infected animals. Comprehensive preparedness and response guidelines are needed to increase...

  10. Integrated Human-Animal Disease Surveillance

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  11. How to build the forever dog | Rodney Habib | TEDxMexicoCitySalon

    Videos | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Digital storyteller Rodney Habib's dog, Sam, was diagnosed with cancer which sent him on a mission to save her life. Rodney Habib has spent his last years travelling the globe gathering the most up-to-date information on canine cancer. During his talk at TEDxMexicoCitySalon, Rodney shared...

  12. Equine Assisted Interventions (EAIs): Methodological Considerations for Stress Assessment in Horses

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Equine assisted interventions (EAIs) are recently facing an increasing popularity, and are characterized by a wide diversity of practices. However, information on the welfare of animals involved in this kind of activity is often lacking. Horses are highly susceptible to work stressors related...

  13. What Will Future Generations Think of Our Treatment of Animals? | Paul Shapiro | TEDxMidAtlantic

    Videos | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Paul Shapiro is an animal welfare advocate, the author of the bestselling book “Clean Meat,” and co-host of the Business for Good Poscast. Paul Shapiro serves as the vice president of policy for The Humane Society of the United States, the world’s largest animal protection...

  14. Our co-evolution with dogs | Karen Becker | TEDxMexicoCitySalon

    Videos | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Karen Shaw Becker is the most followed veterinarian in the world, and for good reason. Dr Becker believes in a deliberate, common sense approach to creating and maintaining vibrant health for companion animals and an unconventional, integrative approach to addressing disease and re-establishing...

  15. Conservation Psychology: A Gap in Current Australian Undergraduate Psychology Education?

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Human actions have contributed to numerous environmental challenges, including climate change and a significant loss of the world’s biodiversity. As the scientific study of human thought and behaviour, psychology has much to offer in better understanding these issues, as well as fostering...

  16. Loss of a Species – A Giant, Extinct | Thomas Hildebrandt | TEDxTUM

    Videos | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    What happens when an animal species gets extinct? Is it due to the natural path of evolution or the thoughtless actions of humankind? Less than a century ago, hundreds of thousands of northern white rhinos roamed the landscape of Central Africa. Today, there are only three individuals left....

  17. Dances of the Heart: Connecting with Animals | Sally Morgan | TEDxEasthamptonWomen

    Videos | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Sally Morgan and Tristan Corgi will teach us the value of communicating with our four-legged friends. Noted author and animal, Sally has spent a lifetime honoring the relationships we share with the pets in our lives. Sally Morgan PT CST, teacher, speaker and author of the Amazon bestseller...

  18. What happens when you save a Life | Deb Jarrett | TEDxDharamshala

    Videos | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Deb shares how her life transformed after she helped save the life of a stray dog on her maiden volunteering trip Dharamshala, India. She now runs the Dharamshala Animal Rescue (DAR). DAR is a Non-profit initiative seeking to create a humane & sustainable environment for animals. 

  19. Animals, Prosthetics and Saving Lives | Derrick Campana | TEDxHobokenWomen

    Videos | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Derrick has saved thousands of lives and limbs of animals. Hear his stories first hand to see what life lessons we can learn from the animals themselves. Derrick is President at Animal Orthocare, LLC. He and his team custom manufacture external prosthetics and orthotics for pets to lead a...

  20. Coexistence With Street Animals | Gira Shah | TEDxDAIICT

    Videos | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    "To be humane and compassionate is our moral responsibility and our constitutional duty". Gira Shah, founder of Jeevdaya Trust and an animal lover at heart who works relentlessly for animal welfare subtly elucidates how even little compassion from humans and small eco-friendly changes...