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October 2018

Pfieffer speaks at Lyme info forum, Vestal, New York

October 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
African Road Elementary / Vestal Middle School Auditorium, 600 South Benita Boulevard
Vestal, NY 13850
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Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change, by Mary Beth Pfeiffer

  Mary Beth Pfeiffer is an investigative journalist and author of a new book on tick-borne illness. In her book, "Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change," Pfeiffer documents the spread of Lyme disease around the globe as ticks move to places they could not survive before. The disease infects half a million people in the US and Europe each year and thousands in many other countries. Pfeiffer will discuss how she believes modern medicine has underestimated its danger by…

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The link between Lyme disease and climate change, Poughkeepsie, NY

October 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Marist College, Netty Goletti Theater, 3399 North Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
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Mary Beth Pfeiffer, author of "Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change."

Investigative journalist Mary Beth Pfeiffer will speak about the connections between the growing epidemic of Lyme disease and climate change. As a news reporter, Pfeiffer wrote about Lyme disease in New York’s Hudson Valley. What she thought would be one or two articles ultimately led her on a journey to further investigate the sudden rise of this debilitating disease which resulted in the book, Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change. Pfeiffer will discuss her research and what she believes…

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Medical-Scientific Conference on Morgellons, Ausberg, Germany

October 20, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

The Charles E. Holman Morgellons Disease Foundation in collaboration with the BCA-Clinic in Augsburg, Germany, brings the latest information on Morgellons to Europe. Registration is now open for a full-day conference on Morgellons to be held in Augsburg, Germany on October 20, 2018.  This conference is open to patients and their families, scientists, physicians and anyone interested in hearing the latest about Morgellons research and treatment. Conference location: Ringhotel Alpenhof Donauwörther Str. 233 86154 Augsburg, Germany Phone: +49 821/ 42040 email: info@alpenhof-hotel.de Click…

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Lyme Disease Education Seminar, Chico, California

October 25, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Enloe Conference Center, 1528 Esplanade Rd
Chico, CA 95926
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From The Lyme Center, Chico, CA: Dr. Sunjya Schweig, CEO and co-director of The California Center for Function Medicine, will present  Diagnosis and Treatment of Lyme Disease. This year we will be hosting two sessions. Afternoon session, reserved for medical providers: 12:30 - 2:00 PM. Presentation with time for Q & A. This is a free event geared toward physician learning, with an opportunity to earn CMEs. All physicians, physician assistants and nurses are welcome to attend.  Light lunch will…

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Lyme Disease Association conference, Providence, Rhode Island

October 27, 2018 @ 8:00 am - October 28, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Marriott Providence Downtown Hotel, 1 Orms Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02904

The Lyme Disease Association announces its 19th annual scientific conference, Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases: Turning the Corner Through Research, will be held October 27 & 28, 2018 in Providence, RI at the landmark Marriott Providence Downtown hotel. Once again, Columbia University jointly provides this educational conference with the LDA. This conference is designed for medical & health professionals & researchers. The conference is also open for the general public to register. Adults only. Scholarships for conference/transportation available for medical students, residents,…

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Pfeiffer to speak on growing threat of Lyme disease, Salisbury, CT

October 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Scoville Memorial Library, 38 Main Street
Salisbury, CT 06068
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Mary Beth Pfeiffer, author of "Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change," will speak at Scoville Memorial Library, in Salisbury, CT, at 4 pm October 27. Since 2012, Pfeiffer has emerged as the nation’s leading investigative reporter on Lyme disease, attracting national and international attention and garnering seven awards for her groundbreaking articles on this tick-borne scourge. Reviewers have called her book “superbly written and researched”; “a powerful wake-up call”; and “a work of breadth and depth, impressively documented and…

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#GetTickedOff Lyme education forum, Hyde Park, NY

October 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Henry A Wallace Visitor and Education Center, 4079 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, New York 12538
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Assemblymember Didi Barrett continues her #GetTickedOff campaign with a panel discussion on Lyme and tick-borne diseases (TBDs) at the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center at FDR Presidential Library and Home on Monday, October 29th from 6:00-7:30 PM. All are welcome to join featured speakers Dr. Joshua Ginsberg, President at the Cary Institute; Dr. Alison Kaufman, Public Health Advisor for Dutchess County Department of Health; and Dr. Kenneth Liegner, a Lyme-literate physician based in Dutchess County as they discuss the ecological,…

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November 2018

ILADS 2018–19th Annual Scientific Conference, Chicago, Illinois

November 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - November 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Sheraton Grand Chicago, 301 East North Water Street
Chicago, IL 60611
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The International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) 19th Annual Conference will be held on November 1-4, 2018, at the Sheraton Grand Chicago in downtown Chicago, IL. The conference theme is Tick-Borne Diseases and the Immune System. The target audience is medical professionals, including MDs, DOs, NDs, DMDs, DVMs, PhDs, RNs, NPs, PAs, LCSWs, DCs, and select alternative medicine providers. However, members of the general public may also attend. Pre-registration pricing is in effect through September 7, 2018. Click here for more details.

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February 2019

Dr. Brian Fallon, “Conquering Lyme Disease,” Poughkeepsie, NY

February 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Our Lady of Lourdes High School, 131 Boardman Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
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Dr. Brian Fallon, Lyme disease

On February 6, 2019, as part of the "Science in Your Life" series, Dr. Brian Fallon, director of the Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center at Columbia University Medical Center, will present a message of hope. He will review recent scientific advances in diagnosis, treatment and prevention that will help to stem the tide of this most challenging disease. While the controversies and uncertainties associated with Lyme disease are well known, less well known are the great strides being made by…

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Holly Ahern and Dan Durkee, “Don’t Get Ticked,” Ballston Spa, New York

February 15 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
4H Training Center, 556 Middle Line Road
Ballston Spa, NY 12020 United States
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This is a message from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County, New York. Are you concerned about the rise in tick borne diseases in the past few years?  You should be.  According to New York State Integrated Pest Management, “Ticks and tick-borne diseases have become a significant public health issue in New York, with different tick species and diseases currently present and spreading within the state and region.” The best response is to stay informed.  Learning where ticks are on…

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