Bob Oley is a professional engineer with a Civil Engineering
undergraduate degree in Environmental Health from Tufts University, and a
graduate degree in Public Health from the UNC Gillings School of Public Health.
Bob has been involved in civil and site engineering, as well as public
health work for well 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 civil
engineering, environmental health, and land use planning consulting business serving
Connecticut and New York.
last two years, Bob has worked as a private consultant in Pennsylvania in the
public health and site engineering fields. An important aspect of his consulting work involves advising families and businesses on how to make their properties safer from ticks, and on what
personal protection measures can be taken to prevent getting bitten by ticks.
Bob also conducts educational seminars on Lyme disease and tick-borne disease prevention. He
has spoken before such groups as the Whitpain Township, the Montgomery County
Public Works Association, the
Lower Bucks County Lyme Disease Support Group, the Swarthmore Garden Club, as
well as numerous others.
Recently, Bob has appeared on several radio
shows, including You Bet Your Garden (NPR) and The Magic Garden Show, where he
has discussed tick-borne diseases and prevention.
He presently is associated
with various organizations involved with educating the public and raising
awareness about tick-borne diseases including:
+ Public Health Advisor, Tick-Borne Disease Alliance
+ Director of Prevention and Outreach, MontCoLyme
+ Prevention Partner, Tick Encounter Resource Center
Bob resides in eastern Pennsylvania
with his family, and maintains a busy schedule with his public health