Vanessa Slack


Vanessa Slack holds a BS in Zoology from Northern Michigan University and an MPH in Epidemiology from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Since 2018, she has analyzed and mapped surveillance data from animal rabies cases and human exposure risks in Colorado and Texas. She then worked as a Zoonosis Control Program Specialist at the Texas Department of State Health Services with a focus on rabies case investigations and the Oral Rabies Vaccine Program along the Texas-Mexico border. She is currently working at the University of Michigan as an Associate Research Laboratory Technician conducting statewide disease surveillance through wastewater monitoring.