John Tulloch graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2008 and embarked on a dairy internship at Michigan State University, where he helped to run a 5000 cow dairy and MSU's mastitis diagnostic lab.
John returned to the UK and worked in private livestock practice. He then spent some time working as a consultant for Pfizer, advising on on-farm infectious disease management and supporting pharmacovigilance investigations. During this time he completed his Masters in Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health from the Royal Veterinary College.
In 2016 he embarked on a PhD with the National Institute of Health Research’s Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections at the University of Liverpool, in conjunction with Public Health England. He is investigating developing and evaluating surveillance systems for Lyme diseases in England and Wales. John is exploring not only animal health records, but human electronic health records and more novel surveillance tools such as social media.