Bob Oley, PE, MSPH
Public Health Consultant
Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention Expert

Bob Oley, PE, MSPH

Public Health Consultant

Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention Expert

Bob Oley is a professional engineer and public health consultant with an engineering undergraduate degree from Tufts University, and a graduate degree in Public Health from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.

 

Bob has been involved in public health and site work for over 30 years. Early in his career he served as Director of Environmental Health for the City of Stamford, CT, after which he started a public health, site engineering, and land use planning consulting business.

 

Bob works as a Public Health Consultant specializing in tick-borne disease prevention. He advises families and businesses on how to make their properties safer from ticks, and on what personal protection measures can be taken to safeguard family members and workers.

 

Bob has conducted educational seminars on Lyme disease and tick-borne disease prevention. He has spoken before such diverse groups as the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Whitpain Township, the Montgomery County Public Works Association, the Lower Bucks County Lyme Disease Support Group, the Swarthmore Garden Club, the International MOMS Club of the Greater Ambler Area, as well as numerous others.


In 2017, Bob published a book on tick-borne disease prevention titled Preventing Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Infections.


Bob has appeared on several radio shows, including You Bet Your Garden (NPR), Sirius XM Doctor Radio, and the Magic Garden Show, where he has talked about tick-borne diseases and prevention. He has also appeared on TV on NBC News 4 New York, where he talked about what parents can do to prevent their children from getting bitten by ticks when away at camp.


Bob and his wife reside in San Diego, California, where he continues to carry on his public health consulting work.