Dr. Jerome Goddard is the State Medical Entomologist for the Mississippi Department of Health. He is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Goddard has published over 150 scientific papers, six books, and four book chapters. In addition to his scientific career, Dr. Goddard is a Certified Lay Minister in the United Methodist Church. He has been married for 28 years to his wife Rosella; they have two grown sons, Jeremy and Joseph.