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
The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.