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Steven Osofsky

Professor: Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences

Steve Osofsky is the Jay Hyman Professor of Wildlife Health & Health Policy and Director of the Cornell Wildlife Health Center in the College of Veterinary Medicine. He is one of the pioneers of the One Health movement, having led the drafting of the core Manhattan Principles on One World, One Health in 2004. His focus is on the conservation of free-ranging wildlife, as well as on the deeply intertwined relationships among environmental stewardship, system resilience, economic development, and human health and well-being. He works on developing and helping to apply science-based landscape-scale approaches to conservation, particularly in terms of policy guidance to address challenges at the interface of wildlife, agriculture, and other types of land use, and people.

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