New Subcommittee Co-Chair Named by HHS

18 April 2018

Paula Jackson Jones loPaula Jackson JonesSubcommittee Co-Chair Named (posted April 16, 2018 on HHS.gov)

Paula Jackson Jones, President of Midcoast Lyme Disease Support and Education (MLDSE), was named co-chair of the Access to Care Services and Support to Patients Subcommittee. Jones co-founded the Maine-based group in 2014 as a result of her own experiences as a patient with Lyme disease. (LDA note: MLDSE is a partner with the Lyme Disease Association LDAnet umbrella organization.)

An updated listing of the co-chairs of the six subcommittees of the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group is provided below.

Subcommittee Co-Chairs (as of April 16, 2018)

Disease Vectors, Surveillance, and Prevention

Pat Smith
Ben Beard, MS, PhD

Pathogenesis, Transmission and Treatment

Wendy Adams, MBA
Captain Estella Jones, DVM

Testing and Diagnostics

Lise E. Nigrovic, MD, MPH
David Roth, JD

Access to Care Services and Support to Patients

Paula Jackson Jones
Commander Scott Cooper, MMSc, PA-C

Vaccine and Therapeutics

Robert Smith, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA
Dennis Dixon, PhD

Other Tick-Borne Diseases and Co-Infections

Richard Horowitz, MD
Allen Richards, PhD

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