Dr. Ron DeHaven, CEO and executive vice president of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Dr. Ron DeHaven, CEO and executive vice president of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Dr. Ron DeHaven, CEO and executive vice president of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), will participate in the White House’s One Health Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit on Tuesday, June 2.

The summit is part of the White House’s national strategy for combating antibiotic resistant bacteria. Dr. DeHaven’s involvement in this event reflects the AVMA’s commitment to enhanced veterinary oversight and judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials to help protect human and animal health and the safety of the nation’s food supply. 

More details about Dr. DeHaven’s participation at the summit, as well as AVMA’s specific commitments to the White House’s plans to combat antibiotic resistance, will be made available following the event. 

For more information from the AVMA on antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance, visit the AVMA’s web sitet. 

For more information about the summit, or to request an interview, contact Michael San Filippo, AVMA senior media relations specialist, at 847-285-6687 (office), 847-732-6194 (cell), or msanfilippo@avma.org.