Thursday, May 23, 2019 | 2:00 – 3:30 PM EST
121 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC
Please join the Lyme Disease Caucus for a briefing to recognize Lyme Disease Awareness Month and the current issues surrounding Lyme Disease and other Tick-Borne Diseases.
The briefing will feature a diverse set of panelists, who will provide expertise on Lyme Disease as well as paths forward to help the patients currently suffering from Lyme disease; the more than 300,000 Americans who will be diagnosed with Lyme just this year alone; and the hundreds of thousands who are unknowingly suffering from Lyme due to misdiagnosis or lack of clear symptoms.
Patricia V. Smith – President, Lyme Disease Association & Member, HHS Tick-Borne Disease Working Group
Paul Mead, MD – Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Kristen Honey – Former Vice Chair, HHS Tick-Borne Disease Working Group
Holiday & Olivia Goodreau – Executive Director & Founder, LivLyme Foundation
Brian Fallon, MD – Director, Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center, Columbia University