Wondwossen Gebreyes is a Hazel C. Youngberg Distinguished Professor and Executive Director of the Global One Health initiative (GOHi) at The Ohio State University. Dr. Gebreyes has led several programs funded through the NIH, CDC, USAID, Gates Foundation among others. Dr Gebreyes serves in international Advisory capacities for various governments and entities including Brazil CAPES, Ethiopian Ministry of Science and Higher Education as well as review panels for Austria, Poland, Qatar among others. Dr. Gebreyes leads a global capacity building initiative addressing international issues at the interface of Humans, animals, plants and the environment (ICOPHAI). Dr. Gebreyes is a recipient of the APLU Michael P. Malone International Leadership Award; NIH Gold Medallion; Universitas 21 Best Internationalization Model; NC State University Distinguished Alum; Andrew Heiskell Award (honorable mention) by the Institute of International Education (IIE).