Janice Valenzuela

2016-2018 Cohort

Janice received her Master of Public Health from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health. For her master’s project she worked with the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory to analyze 10 years’ worth of data for changes in antimicrobial resistance patterns in bovine Salmonellosis. While pursuing a certificate in Global Health, Janice helped the Community Action Coalition of South Central Wisconsin conduct their Community Needs Assessment in their mission to alleviate poverty in Dane, Waukesha and Jefferson counties. Prior to pursuing her MPH, Janice spent several years in veterinary clinical practice. For her Fellowship, Janice was placed with both the Division of Public Health’s AIDS/HIV Section of the Bureau of Communicable Diseases & Emergency Response and with the Wisconsin Center for Public Health Education and Training (WiCPHET) at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health. With the AIDS/HIV Program, she worked primarily on disease surveillance, community outreach and improving care. At WiCPHET, Janice served as project coordinator, helping to build public health workforce capacity in Wisconsin. Preceptors: Barbara Duerst, Katarina Grande, and Hester Simons