January 19, 2011

Peter Jesson, Ph.D. Chadds Ford Tick Reduction Program.  The talk will describe aspects of different approaches considered to reduce the tick population, justification of approaches chosen, program implementation and procedures to deliver quality deer meat to the needy in our area. 
Details of the program and about Dr. Jesson =>

February 16, 2011

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 =>

March 16, 2011

 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 20, 2011

Doug Fearn, President of LDASEPA will be speaking on the different types of antibiotics used in the treatment of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses. About Doug Fearn =>

May 18, 2011

John Carroll, Ph.D. Microbiologist with the USDA, Animal Parasitic Diseases Lab, will be speaking about his research.  Dr. Carroll investigates methods of suppressing populations of the black-legged tick (deer tick), vector of the pathogen causing Lyme disease. Studies host-finding behavior and ecology of the black-legged tick, as they relate to tick control.  About Dr. Carrol =>

June 15, 2011

“Survivors” Survivors of Lyme disease tell their stories of recovery.  This is a wonderful time to share and hear inspiring stories of successful improvement and/or recovery from Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections.

July 20, 2011

Norton Fishman, MD will be speaking on "Persistent Lyme Disease Complex"     About Dr. Fishman =>

August 17, 2011

Amy Withington, MD will present updated information on Morgellons disease.  As one of the few doctors to have suffered from Morgellons, she has special knowledge about the disease as both a patient and a physician.   About Dr. Withington =>

September 21, 2011

Bob Giguier of Igenex Labs will discuss testing for Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases.

October 19, 2011

Lynne Andersson "Infectious disease docs for sale: How big pharma and insurance have steered the course of Lyme diagnosis and treatment."

November 16, 2011

Lawrence Bellew, DO, Family Practice, Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteo Manipulative Medicine will be speaking at our regular meeting. He will talk about his specialty, cranial osteopathy, in relation to Lyme disease. He plans to illustrate his talk with case studies of Lyme patients.   

December 21, 2011

Open meeting - free discussion - bring your questions and we will try to answer them.

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