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    Leslie A. Tengelsen, PhD, DVM - Epidemiology and Zoonotic Diseases

    Leslie A. Tengelsen, PhD, DVM - Epidemiology and Zoonotic Diseases

    Leslie A. Tengelsen, PhD, DVM - Epidemiology and Zoonotic Diseases

    Dr. Leslie Tengelsen reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Tengelsen is the Deputy State Epidemiologist for the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare in the Office of Epidemiology, Food Protection, and Immunization. She is an expert in zoonotic, vectorborne, and foodborne illnesses.

    Education and Training

    PhD: Oregon State University, Microbiology, Corvallis, OR, 1991

    Postdoctoral Fellowship in Genetic Engineering and Vaccine Research: The Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, MI, 1990-1992

    DVM: Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 1996

    Epidemic Intelligence Service Fellowship in Applied Epidemiology: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ft Collins, CO, 1996-1998

    Financial Disclosure

    This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

    Last Revised: December 7, 2012

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