Tom Simmons, professor of
Biology and vector/disease ecologist, gave a presentation on the
blacklegged tick and its tick-borne pathogens in Pittsburgh on May 15, 2014.
The presentation was for the Allegheny County Health
Department, West Nile Virus Surveillance and Control Program, Registered
Pesticide Technician Training, and was sponsored by the ACHD Housing and Community Environment Program.
Over 30 health department staffers were
in attendance, as well as faculty and students from the University of Pittsburgh
Graduate School of Public Health.
Department of Biology