Benjamin Lewis, WG’15, VMD ’17 founded a new social impact company, The One Health Company, a 21st Century contract research organization (CRO) that is de-risking the leap from animal trials to human trials. The One Health Company provides human biopharma companies clinical validation at the pre-clinical stage whilst improving animal welfare. Jason Zuniga, WG’16 serves as The One Health Company’s Chief of Staff.
The company represents the first major improvement in animal testing in nearly a century. The One Health Company closed its first round of financing with prominent life sciences investors and has attracted a stellar team. Additionally, One Health is a member of Wharton VIP and was a 2016 recipient of both the Woods and the Snider Seed Awards and the University City’s Science Center Digital Health Accelerator program and grant. Previously, Ben founded 4Vets, Brazil’s premiere B2B animal health supply distributor (Brazil is the world’s 2nd largest animal health market). Prior to Wharton, Ben was Captain of the 2004 US Olympic Kayak Team.
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