Dr. Lindsey Shields is the director of training for Smithsonian’s Global Health Program, which takes a One Health approach to improving the lives of wildlife, people and domestic animals. She leads the team’s fellowship and training programs, both domestically and internationally, working closely with partner organizations including universities, United Nations agencies, and nongovernmental organizations. Dr. Shields is passionate about epidemiology and supporting stronger linkages between public health and animal health agencies. Her focus on developing GHP's training program, with both domestic and international applicants, will ensure the continued success of their capacity building and internship opportunities.
Dr. Shields’ projects include:
- Managing the Kenyan Fellows program in collaboration with the Mpala Research Centre
- Developing international One Health capacity-building programs