is a Physical Therapist, with a dual degree in health administration and physical therapy. She has a passion for helping people heal from illness and injury by treating the whole body. She became active in the Lyme community after her daughter was diagnosed with tick-borne diseases in 2013. She now devotes much time to learning about Lyme and related conditions, and sharing that knowledge via social media. In addition, she has served as a member of the HHS Tick-Borne Disease Working Group: Tick Biology, Ecology, Control Subcommittee. Her blog, LymeSci, seeks to help patients understand the science of tick-borne diseases and new developments in research.
I recently attended two of Dr. Ying Zhang’s lectures at the International Lyme and Associated Diseases scientific conference in Philadelphia. Dr. Zhang is a professor of molecular microbiology and immunology at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. He... Read More »
Lyme disease is spreading rapidly across the world and is currently the most common tick-borne disease in the United States and Europe. Although the diagnosis of Lyme borreliosis can be based upon clinical symptoms, most doctors will rely on commercially available tests kits.... Read More »
In November, I had the pleasure of attending the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) conference, in Philadelphia. Its purpose is to give physicians and scientific researchers from around the world a platform to discuss medical literature, current research,... Read More »