Evolutionary Biology: The Scientific Basis for One Health & an Essential Part of Biomedical Education

Leonard C. Marcus, VMD, MD & James P. Evans, MD, PhD

Notably lacking from the One Health Initiative, however, has been a discussion of evolution as its principle underlying scientific basis. Acknowledging and embracing that concept is essential if the philosophy and objectives of One Health are to be realized. Training in evolutionary biology must be part of the education of every veterinarian, physician, and biologist.

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