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Beatriz Martinez Lopez
Associate Professor and Associate Researcher
Medicine & Epidemiology

2415A Tupper Hall
Davis, CA 95616


beamartinezlopez@ucdavis.edu

   

Specialty Focus

Quantitative Epidemiology: Spatial analysis, Risk analysis, Disease spread models, social network analysis, statistical analysis (both Frequentists and Bayesian)

Education

2004 DVM Veterinary Medicine, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain
2005 Expert Communication for the Tourism, Entertainment, Leisure and Environment, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
2009 PhD Veterinary Epidemiology, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain
2007 MPVM Preventive Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA

Honors and Awards

2015 Porcine Reproductive & Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) Research Award. Announced at the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) Conference, Orlando, US
2013 Award for Organizing the SVEPM Annual Meeting in Madrid. VI Recognition Night (City Hall of Madrid)
2012-2013 Juan de la Cierva Competitive Post-Doctoral Contract, Ministry of Science and Innovation at the Research Institiute of Hunting Resources (IREC), Ciudad Real, Spain
2010 Best Oral Presentation Award, IV National Congress of Research for Undergraduate Students in Health Sciences and IX Congress of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences,
2010 PhD Extraordinary Award (Published in the BOUC nº 16, Dec 1, 2010).

Active Research Grants

Principal Investigator, Development of an early-warning system based on risk mapping and producers self-assessment of biosecurity practices for the preventio, early detection and rapid control of AI outbreaks in the CA poultry industry, (Principal Investigator), USDA: AFRI: CARE

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Beatriz Martinez Lopez: Risk factors and spatial distribution of canine coccidioidomycosis in California, 2005-2013 2017 Grayzel SE, Martinez Lopez B, Sykes JE Risk factors and spatial distribution of canine coccidioidomycosis in California, 2005-2013 Transbound Emerg Dis,
  • Beatriz Martinez Lopez: Prediction of Pig Trade Movements in Different European Production Systems Using Exponential Random Graph Models. 2017 Relun A, Grosbois V, Alexandrov T, Sánchez-Vizcaíno JM, Waret-Szkuta A, Molia S, Etter EM, Martínez-López B Prediction of Pig Trade Movements in Different European Production Systems Using Exponential Random Graph Models. Front Vet Sci,
  • Beatriz Martinez Lopez: Epidemiological evaluation of cat health at a first-response animal shelter in Fukushima, following the Great East Japan Earthquakes of 2011. 2017 Tanaka A, Kass PH, Martinez-Lopez B, Hayama S Epidemiological evaluation of cat health at a first-response animal shelter in Fukushima, following the Great East Japan Earthquakes of 2011. PloS one,
  • Beatriz Martinez Lopez: Epidemiological evaluation of cats rescued at a secondary emergency animal shelter in Miharu, Fukushima, after the Great East Japan Earthquakes 2017 Tanaka A, Martinez-Lopez B, Kass P Epidemiological evaluation of cats rescued at a secondary emergency animal shelter in Miharu, Fukushima, after the Great East Japan Earthquakes Prev Vet Med,
  • Beatriz Martinez Lopez: Application of species distribution modeling for avian influenza surveillance in the United States considering the North America migratory flyways 2016 Belkhiria J, Alkhamis MA, Martinez-Lopez B Application of species distribution modeling for avian influenza surveillance in the United States considering the North America migratory flyways Sci Rep,
  • Beatriz Martinez Lopez: Improved broth microdilution method for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Francisella noatunensis Orientalis 2016 Soto E, Halliday-Simmonds I, Francis S, Fraites T, Martinez Lopez B, Wiles J, Hawke JP, Endris RG Improved broth microdilution method for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Francisella noatunensis Orientalis J Aquat Anim Health,
  • Beatriz Martinez Lopez: One health profile of a community at the wildlife-domestic animal interface, Mpumalanga, South Africa 2016 Berrian A, van Rooyen J, Martinez Lopez B, Knobel D, Simpson G, Wilkes M, Conrad P One health profile of a community at the wildlife-domestic animal interface, Mpumalanga, South Africa Prev Vet Med,
  • Beatriz Martinez Lopez: Wild and domestic pig interactions at the Wildlife-Livestock Interface of Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda, and the potential association with African Swine Fever outbreaks 2016 Kukielka EA, Jori F, Martinez-Lopez B, Chenais E, Masembe C, Chavernac D, Ståhl K Wild and domestic pig interactions at the Wildlife-Livestock Interface of Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda, and the potential association with African Swine Fever outbreaks Front Vet Sci,
  • Beatriz Martinez Lopez: Implementation and validation of an economic module in the Be-FAST model to predict costs generated by livestock disease epidemics: Application to classical swine fever epidemics in Spain 2016 Fernández-Carrión E, Ivorra B, Martinez Lopez B, Ramos AM, Sánchez-Vizcaíno JM Implementation and validation of an economic module in the Be-FAST model to predict costs generated by livestock disease epidemics: Application to classical swine fever epidemics in Spain Prev Vet Med,
  • Beatriz Martinez Lopez: The use of spatial and spatiotemporal modeling for surveillance of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza in poultry in the Middle East 2016 Alkhamis M, Hijmans RJ, Al-Enezi A, Martinez Lopez B, Perez AM The use of spatial and spatiotemporal modeling for surveillance of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza in poultry in the Middle East Avian Dis,