The Lyme Disease Association Board of Directors has set up an educational grant in honor of the late Dr. Lis Heininger, who was long time Chapter Chair of the Corning/Fingerlakes Area Lyme Disease Association Chapter. The grant will be awarded annually to an individual advocate or an organization that has little to no funds to […]
To help increase awareness and education throughout the country, the LDA believes it is essential to work with and assist other Lyme organizations. Since 1999 we have awarded 138 educational grants to groups from across the country and some to universities. A majority of the grants were used for the following: Publications (Lyme Times, The Basics, TX Lyme Disease brochure, a tick-borne disease textbook), school Curriculum project, Lyme disease websites, distribution of materials to School Nurses, host various educational projects in schools, support medical conferences including several offering CME awards, sponsor physicians for CME medical conferences, sponsor Lyme disease symposia, provide educational in-service meetings for schools and companies.