Lyme education events springing up in 2016
Contact individual organizations for details of the following Lyme education events
April 30, Saturday. Midcoast Lyme Disease Support & Education Conference. Wiscasset, Maine. Keynote speaker: Dr. Dan Cameron, immediate past president of ILADS; other speakers: Pat Smith, Lyme Disease Association; Dorothy Leland, co-author, When Your Child Has Lyme Disease: A Parent’s Survival Guide; Sheila Statlender, Ph.D., clinical psychologist; Bob Giguerre, IGeneX Laboratory; and a panel of naturopathic doctors. http://midcoastlymediseasesupport.blogspot.com/p/conference.html
April 30, Saturday. Guest speaker Allie Cashel, author of Suffering the Silence: Chronic Lyme in the Age of Denial. Pittsfield, MA. Monthly meeting of Lyme Alliance of the Berkshires. http://berkshirelyme.blogspot.com/2016/03/april-301th-2016-guest-speaker-allie.html
April 30-May 1. 9th Annual Medical-Scientific Conference on Morgellons Disease. Austin, Texas. Speakers include the following ILADS members: Eva Sapi, PhD, Raphael Stricker, MD, Carsten Nicolaus, PhD, Ginger Savely, DNP, Marianne Middelveen, MDSc, Eboni Cornish, MD, Joystna Shah, MD of IGeneX labs. http://www.thecehf.org/
May 1, Sunday. LymeBuddies’ Kick off of Lyme Disease Awareness Month, Portland, Maine. Educational presentations. https://www.facebook.com/events/1699376360330187/
May 5, Thursday, “What You NEED to Know About Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases,”Saratoga Springs, NY. Holly Ahern, Asst. Professor of Microbiology at SUNY Adirondack, http://www.lymeactionnetwork.org/events.html
May 7, Saturday. Lyme and other Tick-borne Diseases—First Rocky Mountain Forum. Golden, Colorado. Speakers: Dr. Dan Cameron, immediate past president of ILADS; Pat Smith, President of Lyme Disease Association; Dr. David Martz, and others. https://www.facebook.com/events/478948055635887/
May 7, Saturday, Lyme Disease Symposium on Mount Desert Island, Bar Harbor, Maine. Speakers: Beatrice Szantyr, MD; Keelyn Wu, DO; Meryl Nass, MD; Richard Matthews, DC. http://www.mdilyme.org/
May 7, Saturday. Lyme Disease Conference at Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY. Dr. Baghat Sammakia, PhD, Binghamton University; Dr. Ralph Garruto, PhD, Binghamton University; Ms. Amanda Roome, Binghamton University; Robert Giguere, IGeneX Labs; Dr. Tom Moorcroft, and Dr. Richard Horowitz.http://www.southerntierlymesupport.org/
May 8, Sunday, Vestal, NY. “The Little Things” A dramatic reading about 17-year-old Lyme victim Joseph Elone’s family, by Storyhouse Theater. Performance begins at 11:30 a.m. Talk following by Dr. Richard Horowitz. Free admission, but you must register in advance for tickets. More information at:http://www.southerntierlymesupport.org/
May 10, Tuesday, Minnesota Ticks and Tick-borne Disease Prevention, White Bear Lake, MN. Meeting of the Minnesota Lyme Association. Speaker: Dave Neitzel, of the Minnesota Dept. of Health. http://www.mnlyme.org/meetings.html
May 11, Wednesday, Hyde Park, NY. Watch for upcoming information about the Dutchess County Legislative Tick Task Force program at the Wallace Center, on the Franklin D. Roosevelt Estate.
May 14, Saturday, Tick-borne Disease Patient Symposium, Lancaster, PA. Keynote speaker: Dr. Daniel Jaller. Breakout session speakers include: Rita Rhoads, CNP, Dr. Martin Mulders, Dr. Norton Fishman, and Dr. Rosalie Greenburg.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pa-lyme-resource-network-patient-symposium-tickets-21040163696
May 14, Saturday, Take Back Your Life, Queensbury, NY. Day-long Lyme workshop, sponsored by Lyme Action Network. Stay tuned for details.http://www.lymeactionnetwork.org/events.html
May 17, Tuesday, guest speaker Dorothy Leland, co-author of When Your Child Has Lyme Disease: A Parent’s Survival Guide, Cambridge, MA. Bi-monthly meeting of Lyme support group sponsored by the Dean Center for Tick-Borne Illness. http://spauldingrehab.org/assets/spaulding_pdfs/Bi-weekly-Spring-Summer-2016.pdf
May 19, Thursday. 10th Annual Lyme Connection Program, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury CT. Health Fair begins at 5 pm. Program at 7 pm. Free and open to the public. Keynote speaker: Dr Kenneth Liegner; Award to Dr. Charles Ray Jones. For details see www.LymeConnection.org.
May 21, Saturday, Central Mass Lyme Disease Conference, Worcester, MA. Keynote address: Dr. Charles Ray Jones. Other speakers include Dr. Steven Phillips, Dr. Kenneth Bock, Dr. Sheila Statlender, authors Jenny Rush and Dorothy Leland, and more. http://centralmasslymeconference.com
If your group has scheduled such an event, please send information to firstname.lastname@example.org. We’ll update this list periodically.