Dr. Connie Lindley DVM, PhD, MPH
Connie M. Lindley, DVM, PhD, MPH Dr. Connie M. Lindley obtained from Texas A&M University, College Station, her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1978 and a PhD in Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology in 1990. Dr. Lindley completed her Masters of Public Health in 1998, from the University Of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth.
In June 2006, Dr. Connie M. Lindley opened up Critter Care Vet Clinic in Childress, TX. This facility is equipped with the most modern, up-to-date equipment for a veterinary hospital. Dr. Lindley and the Critter Care staff can perform routine dental care to orthopedic surgery. The Critter Care staff are trained to provide the optimum care of their patients and assist their clients with questions and concerns about their other family member, their pets. Dr. Lindley graduated from Texas A&M University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1978. Since this time, she has worked as a Veterinarian in many capacities.
Dr. Connie M. Lindley joined the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), PHR 1 Epidemiology Division as an Epidemiologist in September 2002. She is an active member of the Regional Emergency Response Team. Dr. Lindley has worked with local health departments and others in the planning and development of their disease surveillance and bioterrorism response plans and training. Dr. Lindley conducted surveillance for notifiable conditions and performed epidemiological investigations. She worked out of the DSHS Canyon office.
Dr. Lindley began her TDH career in 1997 as the Regional Zoonosis Control Veterinarian for 49 counties in north Texas in the Zoonosis Control Division, PHR 2/3 in Arlington. Dr. Lindley’s responsibilities included activities to educate and protect the public against diseases and injuries transmitted from animals to man, provide information and statistics on zoonotic diseases, perform epidemiological investigation of reported zoonotic disease cases, and dispense pre-exposure and post-exposure rabies vaccine to people.
Other career activities include; from 1991 to 1997, Dr. Lindley worked as an Area Director for the Texas Animal Health Commission, a state agency that regulates the health of the livestock industry in Texas. From 1985 to 1991, Dr. Lindley joined the College of Veterinary Medicine staff, Texas A&M University as a Lecturer and Clinical Associate instructing veterinary, animal science, biology, and medical students. From 1978 to 1985, Dr. Lindley was in private mixed (large and small) animal practice in Southeast Texas and Louisiana.