REMARKS OF PAT SMITH, PRESIDENT, LYME DISEASE ASSOCIATION, INC. BEFORE THE VACCINES AND RELATED BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE, MAY 21, 2002 DISCLOSURE: No money from SKB. The Lyme Disease Association, LDA, an all-volunteer organization with five nationwide affiliates, consists of patients and families of patients. The LDA has provded funding for research coast to coast, […]
Often the Lyme Disease Association (LDA) receives requests from governing bodies to provide written or spoken testimony to them so they can make a decision on legislation or other policy decisions. This section contains some examples of that testimony. Early testimony may be from current LDA president Pat Smith before she was a part of the LDA.
2002-04-08 RI – Lyme Disease Commission Hearings 2002-04-08 RI – Lyme Disease Commission Hearings Hearing of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources 4 H.R. 1254 5 infectious Diseases Roberts, David M., et.al., “The bdr Gene Families of the Lyme Disease and Relapsing Fever Spirochetes,” Emerging, 6(2), 2000. Centers for Disease Control 6 Centers […]
PAT SMITH’S, PRESIDENT, LYME DISEASE ASSOCIATION, TESTIMONY TO NEW YORK ASSEMBLY HEALTH, EDUCATION & CODES COMMITTEE, JANUARY 31, 2002 (Note: after a brief history of the Lyme disease situation, I will be primarily discussing questions 7, 8, and 9) (Testimony included in parenthesis was spoken testimony added at the hearing and thus just […]
Pat Smith’s, President of the Lyme Disease Association, testimony to the New York Assembly Health Committee, November 27, 2001, in Albany, New York Thank you. I am former chair of the NJ Governor’s Lyme Disease Advisory Council, former president of the Wall Township Board of Education and I sit on the board of directors […]
REMARKS OF PAT SMITH, PRESIDENT, LYME DISEASE ASSOCIATION, INC. BEFORE THE VACCINES AND RELATED BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE, JANUARY 31, 2001, BETHESDA, MD The Lyme Disease Association’s mission is Lyme disease education, prevention, and research funding, so one might automatically assume we’re favorable to a safe and effective vaccine for Lyme disease. That’s certainly […]
August 6, 1993 Written Statement of Pat Smith, Wall Township, NJ I have two daughters, Michelle and Colleen, who suffer from Lyme disease. Colleen is a fifteen year old honor student who has been out of school for 3 years. She receives home instruction and is currently working feverishly over the summer to try and complete her […]