Video: Sharon Deem nurtures wildlife conservation at the Saint Louis Zoo

Sharon Deem nurtures wildlife conservation at the Saint Louis Zoo

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A Saint Louis Zoo vet links human health to wildlife

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One Health Initiative 

St. Louis Box Turtle Project

Role of zoos is conservation, zoo veterinarians say.

Zoo veterinarians, behind the scenes and in the field.

Dr. Deem received the 2017 Academy of Science - St. Louis Outstanding St. Louis Scientists Trustees Award.

Washington University helping to advance One Health movement in region, published March 8, 2016

Zoo Veterinarians Link Animal Health to that of Humans and the Environment, By Lance Frazer

"Saint Louis Zoo Tackles One Health Initiative and Demonstrates the Benefits of Zoos to Human Health," an article in the Huffington Post, features a recently published article co-authored by Dr. Sharon Deem on the benefits of human health associated with visiting zoos. Feb. 1, 2016.

Dr. Sharon Deem is quoted in "Camels Test Positive for Respiratory Virus in Kenya, May Have Human Health Implications," an article on infectioncontroltoday.com that features a publication Deem co-authored, published Oct. 16, 2015.

One Health Commentary, the "Health of animals and people is inextricably linked,"  guest opinion piece by Dr. Deem, Dr. Elizabeth Rayhel of Fontbonne University, and Dr. David Wang of Washington University of St. Louis, on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website www.stltoday.com, April 16, 2015. In addition, Lindenwood University students visited the One Health Fair conducted at the Zoo on April 18 and  filed this report on the university's television station: Lindenwood Films at Fair

"Ebola Highlights the Link Between Human, Wildlife Health," guest commentary by Dr. Deem and Lise Saffran, University of Missouri, in St. Louis Post-Dispatch. October 16, 2014.

Dr. Sharon Deem is interviewed in BPA Study for a front page story on a study that shows that the synthetic chemical bisphenol A (BPA) alters a turtle’s reproductive system. June 30, 2014.

Dr. Sharon Deem is interviewed in "Zoonoses: The War between Domestication and Disease," featured in Frontiers: Washington University Review of Health. April 19, 2014.

 "Stop the Harvesting of Turtles for Food," guest commentary by Dr. Deem and Dr. Jeff Ettling in St. Louis Post-Dispatch. April 4, 2014.

Do turtles freeze? Scientists Dr. Sharon Deem and Dr. Stephen Blake answer this question and talk about the box turtles in Forest Park and hibernation on the Charlie Brennan Show, KMOX NewsRadio 1120. January 6, 2014.

Scientists Dr. Sharon Deem and Dr. Stephen Blake talk about the Institute for Conservation Medicine's box turtle study on the Charlie Brennan Show, KMOX NewsRadio 1120. May 24, 2013.

"Humans Are Disrupting the Natural Balance," guest commentary by Dr. Deem in St. Louis Post-Dispatch. April 18, 2012.

The Higher Education Channel in St. Louis, featured the Institute for Conservation Medicine on their Innovations series. The Saint Louis Zoo is highlighted at the six minute mark. April 2012.