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Patricia Smith (Pat), President of the Lyme Disease Association, Inc. graduated from Monmouth University. She has been involved with Lyme disease issues for 33 years and is a Member of the Columbia Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center Advisory Committee, the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programmatic Panel on Tick-Borne Diseases, and the Environmental Protection Agency Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program. She has twice testified before US House Subcommittees on Lyme and is former Chair of the NJ Governor’s Lyme Disease Advisory Council. She has published on and been interviewed for broadcast, electronic and print media on Lyme and tick-borne diseases. For complete bio go to https://lymediseaseassociation.org/about-us/lda-boards/lda-board-of-directors-bios/