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January 16, 2008

at regular meeting place, the Kennett Friends Meeting

Ron Hamlem, Ph.D. will be speaking at 7:00 PM, followed by general discussion and Q&A.  Ron is VP & Science Advisor to the LDASEPA and will cover the various antibiotics used to treat Lyme disease, including the types and how they attack the Lyme spirochetes.
about Ron Hamlen =>

February 20, 2008

Regular meeting at 7 PM. Doug Fearn, LDASEPA President will be discussing “Patient Responsibility” ways in which you can help your doctor work with you as productive team.
about Doug Fearn =>

March 19, 2008

Regular meeting at 7:00 PM Ron Hamlen, Ph.D., LDASEPA VP and Science advisor will be discussing “Prevention” ways in which you can reduce the risk of getting Lyme and/or other tick-borne diseases.  Personal protection and ways to reduce the risk on your property will be covered.
 about Ron Hamlen =>

April 16, 2008

Ken Singleton, MD will be speaking at 7:00 PM. The title of his presentation is “ A Review of Novel Therapies for Lyme Disease”. Dr Singleton practices in Maryland north of Baltimore. For more information about Dr. Singleton and his practice, see his web site =>

April 19, 2008

Special Presentations: 1-4 PM
Robert Bransfield, MD
, a psychiatrist with expertise in Lyme and other tick-borne diseases will cover “Lyme Disease & Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and Treatments” and Pat Smith, President of the national LDA will cover “Overview of Lyme Disease and What is Being Done About It.” Location and details =>

May 21, 2008

Martin Fried, MD will be speaking at 7:00 PM.  The topic of his presentation is “Rashes Associated with Lyme, Bartonella and Mycoplasma.”   About Dr Fried =>

June 18, 2008

Special Teenagers Meeting. 7:00 PM.  Ben Fenstermacher (from Allentown area) an Eagle Scout HS senior will show a short video on Lyme & another with Ben telling his own story. Teenagers, this is also a chance to tell your story and help other like yourself with their struggles.  Mothers, this a chance to hear it like it is from a responsible teenager with Lyme disease.



August 13, 2008

Free movie showing : “Under Our Skin” is a dramatic documentary movie of microbes, medicine and money, this eye-opening film investigates the untold story of Lyme disease, an emerging epidemic larger than AIDS.  SPECIAL LOCATION: NEW Avondale Fire Hall on Route 41 in Avondale, PA 

August 20, 2008

Margaret Sheehan L.Ac. will be speaking at 7:00 PM in our regular location at the Kennett Friends Meetinghouse.  The title of her talk is “Acupuncture and Herbs for Treatment of Lyme Disease, A Chinese Medicine Perspective.”  She holds a Masters of Science Degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine.  More about Margaret Sheehan =>

September 17, 2008

Dustin Brisson, Ph.D. will be speaking at 7:00 PM.  The topic of his presentation is "The many facets of human Lyme disease risk."  Dr Brisson is a professor at the University of Pennsylvania. About Dr Brisson =>

September 20, 2008
Special Event

Dr Joseph Burrascano - Special presentation at Noon in the Unionville High School Auditorium, Unionville, PA. Directions here =>        About Dr. Burrascano =>
Pamela Weintraub, author of the new book “Cure Unknown” will also be speaking.  Copies of her book will be available for sale (cash or check, only).
About Pamela Weintraub =>

October 15, 2008

Marianne Cloeren, MD will be speaking at 7:00 PM.  on  “Lyme and Autonomic Nervous System Disfunction - P.O.T.S. [definition of P.O.T.S.]  
About Dr Cloeren =>

November 19, 2008

Note: Location is the Genesis Building at the corner of Union & State Streets in downtown Kennett Square      Map =>

Doug Fearn, President of LDASEPA will present an update on “The War on Lyme Patients” - issues facing patients and doctors and the controversy over the Infectious Diseases Society of America restrictive guidelines.  About Doug Fearn =>

December 17, 2008

Note: Location is the Genesis Building at the corner of Union & State Streets in downtown Kennett Square      Map =>

Regular meeting at 7:00 PM will be a question and answer session and open discussion hosted by LDASEPA Board of Directors members.  Please note the location.