Beatriz Martinez Lopez

Beatriz Martinez Lopez

Associate Professor

Medicine & Epidemiology

    Phone Number
2415A Tupper Hall, Davis, CA 95616

2004, DVM, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain
2005, Expert, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
2007, MPVM, University of California, Davis, California
2009, PhD, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain
Active Research Grants
Principal Investigator, EEID: Unravelling the effect of contact networks and socio-economic factors on the evolution, emergence and spread of infectious diseases at the wildlife-domestic interface, (Principal Investigator), NSF
Principal Investigator, BIGDATA: IA, A multi-level approach for global optimization of the surveillance and control of infectious diseases in the swine industry, (Principal Investigator), NSF
Collaborator, Smart Farming: Monitoring the health, welfare and location of individual hens in large commercial flocks using environmental acoustics, Maja Makagon (Principal Investigator), ANR
Principal Investigator, Evaluation of the association between milk, meat and feed market prices and the trends, reasons and economic impact of carcass condemnations cases in the California Dairy industry, (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Food Animal Health: Hatch Funds
Principal Investigator, GeoVet 2019: international conference of spatial epidemiology, geostatistics and GIS applied to veterinary medicine, (Principal Investigator), USDA
Principal Investigator, Evaluation of the association between drought and other climatic factors and the trends, reasons and economic impact of sheep and goat carcass condemnations cases in California , (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Food Animal Health: Formula Funds
Principal Investigator, Application of species distribution model to predict high risk areas at HPAI occurrence in republic of Korea , (Principal Investigator), Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency, Ministry of Ag, Food and Rural Affairs, Republic of Korea
Principal Investigator, Evaluation and mapping of the acquisition rates, persistence and spatio-temporal patterns of antimicrobial resistance in veterinarians/animal research workers and their environment: the UCD2-resistome project., (Principal Investigator), Zoetis (UCD2)
Co-Investigator, Multi-regional risk analysis of farm manure use: Balancing soil health and food safety for organic fresh produce production  , Alda Pires (Principal Investigator), USDA
Honors and Awards
2002 IAMS Europe Award: Best of Class in Nutrition 2001/2002
2002 Scholarship, Spanish National Cancer Research Center (CNIO)
2003-2004 Scholarship, Pathology Service, Department of Animal Medicine and Surgery, Veterinary School at UCM
2004 Distinction (highest grade: outstanding [Sobresaliente]) in the Veterinary Degree Final Examination (12/VII/2004)
2004 Award of the Illustrious Official College of Veterinarians of Madrid
2004 Scholarship, Institute for the International Education of Students (IES)
2004 Scholarship, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) in the Institute of Refrigeration, Madrid
2004-2005 Scholarship, Complutense University of Madrid
2005 Best Oral Presentation Award, IV Congress of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
2005-2009 Scholarship, Ministry of Education, Faculty Training Program
2006-2007 Scholarship, Caja Madrid Foundation
2009 Best Oral Presentation Award, VIII Congress of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
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).
2012-2013 Juan de la Cierva Competitive Post-Doctoral Contract, Ministry of Science and Innovation at the Research Institute of Hunting Resources (IREC), Ciudad Real, Spain
2013 Award for Organizing the SVEPM Annual Meeting in Madrid. VI Recognition Night (City Hall of Madrid)
2015 Porcine Reproductive & Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) Research Award. Announced at the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) Conference, Orlando, US
2015-2016 Top-3 Most Saved Preventive Veterinary Medicine articles on Mendeley for 2015: A multi-analysis approach for space-time and economic evaluation of risks related with livestock diseases: The example of FMD in Peru
2017-2018 The Center for Animal Disease Modeling and Surveillance is recognized as Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Reference Center for Veterinary Epidemiology
2018-2019 Chancellor’s Fellow, Chancellor's Fellows Program, UC Davis.
Specialty Focus
Quantitative Epidemiology: Spatial analysis, Risk analysis, Disease spread models, social network analysis, statistical analysis (both Frequentists and Bayesian)
Ten Recent Publications

Berrian A, Martínez-López B, Quan V, Conrad PA, van Rooyen J, Simpson GJG, Frean J, Weyer J, Rossouw J, Knobel D, Blumberg L
Risk factors for bacterial zoonotic pathogens in acutely febrile patients in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

Pires AFA, Peterson A, Baron JN, Adams R, Martínez-López B, Moore D
Small-scale and backyard livestock owners needs assessment in the western United States

Gavin K, Neibergs H, Hoffman A, Kiser J, Cornmesser M, Amirpour Haredasht S, Martínez-López B, Wenz J, Moore D
Low colostrum yield in Jersey cattle and potential risk factors

Richey CA, Kenelty KV, van Sotone Hopkins K, Stevens BN, Martínez-López B, Barnum SM, Hallett SL, Atkinson SD, Bartholomew JL, Soto E
Distribution and prevalence of Myxobolus cerebralis in post-fire areas of Plumas National Forest: utility of eDNA sampling