Dr. Peter Rabinowitz, MD, MPH

Liaison and Advisor for SR3

Director, UW Center for One Health Research

Dr. Rabinowitz is a renowned physician who is well known for his book Human Animal Medicine: Zoonoses, Toxicants and other Shared Health Risks (Elsevier 2010). He is the Director of the Center for One Health Research at the University of Washington. The Center explores linkages between human, animal, and environmental health in a "One Health" paradigm, including: zoonotic infectious diseases at the human-animal interface, animals as "sentinels" of environmental health hazards, and clinical collaboration between human health care providers and veterinarians in a species-spanning approach. Dr. Rabinowitz has been a visiting scientist at the Global Influenza Program of the WHO, and also in the Animal Health Division of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) where he researched zoonotic diseases. He completed a Family Medicine residency through the University of California San Francisco (Salinas Program). He has also completed fellowships in General Preventive Medicine and Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine, where he served as Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and Director of Electives for the School of Medicine.