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A Global Forum on One Health

Each International Conference on One Medicine One Science (iCOMOS), hosted by the University of Minnesota and its partners and sponsors, is a global One Health forum featuring state-of-the-art scientific presentations and concurrent interactive sessions.  iCOMOS offers opportunities to explore new ways to solve pressing health issues, facilitate interdisciplinary collaborations, and promote science's role in influencing public policy at the interface of humans, animals, and the environment.

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Learn About What iCOMOS is Trying to Achieve — A Global Movement
Speakers and attendees from iCOMOS 2016 discuss how the forum goes beyond a scientific conference to address research translation into solutions for global societal challenges. Watch our video.

iCOMOS 2019

iCOMOS 2019 will be hosted with Chiang Mai University on February 11-14, 2019 in Chiang Mai, Thailand, with the theme of “One World, One Medicine, One Science: The Way Forward for Better Health.”  We look forward to welcoming you soon at iCOMOS 2019 or a future iCOMOS.  

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iCOMOS 2018

Keynote speakers at the third iCOMOS included Nobel Prize winners, distinguished laureates, and global thought leaders who discussed science and policy at the interface of environment, agriculture, and medicine.  A laureate panel, moderated by Minnesota Public Radio's Kerri Miller, featured global challenges and opportunities at this interface.         


Peter Agre
Nobel Laureate


Linda Birnbaum
Director, NIH


Peter Doherty
Nobel Laureate

Pamela Melroy
Astronaut, Shuttle Commander

Robert Mwanga, World Food Prize Laureate

Hualan Chen

Hualan Chen, 
L’Oreal-UNESCO Women in Science Awardee