Janet E. Foley
Professor/Vector-borne disease epidemiologist
Field of Interest
Janet Foley is a veterinarian and disease ecologist who studies the ecology and epidemiology of infectious diseases in animal and human populations. She has a PhD in the ecology of infectious diseases (UC Davis, 1995) and a DVM (UC Davis, 1993), emphasizing medicine of small animals, laboratory animals, and wildlife. Her special interests are granulocytic anaplasmosis, Lyme disease, and plague.
Janet is a mom of two children (Colin and Brangwyn) and a myriad of pets, notably Cassidy the dog, Sierra, Nemo, Arana, Pascal, Milou,and Linda the cats, a few "bads", turtles, pet birds, and ducks (Georgia, June, Drew, Taylor, and Fred). She likes to read, hike, work, and travel.
Teaching: Disease Ecology, MPM 408 (Veterinary Research), Integrative Pathobiology Core II, Infectious Disease, Vector-borne disease epidemiology
Member, SVM MPVM Curriculum Committee, Graduate Group in Epidemiology Curriculum Review Committee, Graduate Group in Comparative Pathology Curriculum Committee
Chair, SVM Research Committee
Member, Grad Group in Epidemiology
Member, Grad Group in Ecology
Member, Grad Group in Comparative Pathology
Master adviser, Epidemiology
China, Mongolia, Mexico, Australia