About the Author

Dr. Herrin received his DVM and PhD from Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. His primary research objectives are focused on the epidemiology and control of ticks and tick-borne diseases. Some of his recent interests are the epidemiology of Lyme borreliosis in humans and dogs in North America, evaluation of diagnostic assays for tick-borne diseases, and surveillance of ticks and tick-borne diseases of horses. Although his research focus is on ticks, Dr. Herrin enjoys educating about all parasites of veterinary importance through diagnostic service and teaching/outreach opportunities.