2021 Utah One Health Symposium Session Recordings


Angela Dunn session recording

The Health of Each of Us, Depends on the Health of All of Us

Angela Dunn, MD, MPH
Executive Director and Health Officer
Salt Lake County Health Department

Key objectives of presentation:

  • Describe how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted populations differently
  • Understand the importance of multi-sector partnerships to build community resiliency
  • Determine their unique role in ensuring health throughout our communities

Jonathan Towner session recording

Unexpected Consequences: Connections Between Humans, Animals and High-consequence Bat-borne Pathogens

Jonathan Towner, PhD
Lead, Virus Host Ecology Section
Viral Special Pathogens Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Key objectives of presentation:

  • Identify the Marburg virus natural reservoir
  • Discuss how Marburg virus is shed from its natural bat reservoir and how this may explain the origins of Marburg and Ebola virus outbreaks
  • Describe an instance in Africa where local livelihoods, politics and public health clashed, leading to an extermination effort that likely resulted in unintended consequences
  • Discuss an instance of a bat-borne high-consequence pathogen spilling over and persisting in livestock

Joseph Wilson session recording

Wild Bees in Utah

Joseph Wilson, PhD
Associate Professor
Utah State University


Delaney Moore session recording

A Quarantine Hobby Gone Wrong: Backyard Poultry and Salmonella

Delaney Moore, MPH, BS in Public Health
Lead Enteric Disease Epidemiologist
Utah Department of Health

Key objectives of presentation:

  • Understand the history of backyard poultry related salmonella cases
  • Identify three factors contributing to the rise in backyard poultry related salmonella cases during 2020 and 2021
  • Identify three different methods for illness prevention

Hannah Rettler session recording

Rabies Surveillance in Utah

Hannah Rettler, MPH, BS in Public Administration and Policy
Zoonotic and Vectorborne Epidemiologist
Utah Department of Health

Key objectives of presentation:

  • Understand the landscape, history, and risk factors for rabies in Utah
  • Locate and become familiar with the new rabies resources shared on the UDOH rabies webpage
  • Identify methods for preventing rabies

Angela Dunn session recording

The Unified Airway – How Allergies, Asthma, and Sinusitis Relate

Lindsay Humes, PA-C, MPAS, AE-C
Physician Assistant, Asthma Educator
Cache Valley ENT


Animal Control session recording

Animal Control in the Face of a Pandemic

Alexander Winberg
Animal Care Officer, Field Training Officer
Davis County

Ian Williams
Director of Animal Services
Sandy City, Utah

Juli Ulvestad
Resource Center Director
Humane Society of Utah


Warren Hess session recording

Animals in Disasters

Warren Hess, DVM
Disaster Coordinator