Dr Simon Doherty, who has been working with Ripple Effect for 15 years, championing our One Health approach, has been announced as the winner of the One Health category in the forthcoming World Veterinary Association (WVA) Awards, which will take place in Cape Town at the WVA’s world congress in April.
Simon is currently a Senior Lecturer in education in animal health at Queen’s University, Belfast, in their School of Biological Sciences & Institute of Global Food Security.
He has long been a passionate advocate for the holistic One Health approach. As President of the British Veterinary Association he was the founding chair of the association’s UK One Health Coordination Group. And he advanced this interdisciplinary approach in Europe as chair of the Food Safety & Sustainability Working Group for the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe.