Christine Kreuder Johnson elected as AAAS Fellow

Nine Elected as AAAS Fellows

Nine faculty from UC Davis are among 564 newly elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science announced Jan. 26. AAAS fellows are scientists, engineers, and innovators who have been recognized for their achievements across disciplines ranging from research, teaching and technology, to administration in academia, industry and government, to excellence in communicating and interpreting science to the public.

Michael Ziccardi, DVM, Named Executive Director of UC Davis One Health Institute

The UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine has appointed Michael Ziccardi, DVM MPVM PhD, as executive director of the One Health Institute (OHI). Ziccardi, a wildlife veterinarian, epidemiology professor and scientist, will serve a five-year term through July 2025.

As executive director, Ziccardi will lead the OHI in its mission to solve complex problems impacting health and conservation such as zoonotic disease emergence, food insecurity and biodiversity loss.