LDA Grant Summary Stats: 1992 – 2019

LDA supports research, education and treatment for children without insurance via it’s grant awards programs.


Research Grant Stats



115 grants distributed to researchers across the USA since 1992 LDA grants have resulted in publications in 51 Scientific Peer-Reviewed Journals (Click here for publications), and have also led to scientific conference presentations by researchers. (Click here for conferences)


Decriptions of LDA grant awards
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Alfredo M. Angeles-Boza, PhD

Benjamin Luft, MD

Gregory Bach, DO

Joanna Lyon, MA

Marylynn Barkley, MD, PhD

Alan MacDonald, MD

Manfred Bayer, MD

Mark E. McCaulley, MD
Effie E. Bastounis, PhD Zhaid B.M. Niazi, MD / Charles Pavia, PhD

Edward Breitschwerdt, DVM

Nikhat Parveen, PhD

Steven Burke, MD

Mario Phillip, MD

Joseph Burrascano, Jr, MD

Steven Phillips, MD

Daniel Cameron, MD

Maria M. Picken, MD, PhD

Nicole Chinnici Elizabeth Raveche, MD/ Schutzer, MD

Kerry Clark, MPH, PhD

Aaron Rybski, L.E.H.P.

Christine Ann Denny, PhD Eva Sapi, PhD

Sam Donta, MD

Ritchie Schoemaker, MD

Paul Duray, MD

H. Ralph Schumacher, MD / Bayer, MD
Marina Eremeeva, MD, PhD, ScD Steven Schutzer, MD

Brian Fallon, MD

Travis Taylor, PhD

Karl Ford, PhD

David Younger, MD

Martin Fried, MD

Elyes Zhioua, PhD

David E. Fulford, PhD

Ying Zhang, PhD

Andrea Gaito, MD

Joshua Zimmerberg, PhD

Alan R. Giese, PhD


Dolores E. Hill, PhD


Richard Horowitz, MD


James Krueger, MD, PhD / Schutzer, MD        


Allegheny Univ of the Health Sciences (PA)

Rockefeller University (NY)

Boston Medical Center (MA)

Science Center University City (PA)

Brigham & Woman’s Hospital (MA)

Shenandoah School of Pharmacy (VA)

Columbia Univ College of Physicians & Surgeons

Stony Brook University (NY)

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania 

Tulane Regional Primate Center (LA)

Fox Chase Cancer Center (PA)

University of California, Davis

Georgia Southern University Research & Service Fdn. University of Connecticut

Jersey Shore Medical Center (NJ)

University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ

Johns Hopkins University (MD)

University of New Haven (CT)

Kendall County Health Department (IL) University of North Florida

Lyndon State University (VT)

University of Pennsylvania

New York University

University of Rhode Island

New York Medical College

University of Toledo (OH)

New York State Psychiatric Institute

US Dept. of Agriculture (UDSA) (MD)


University of Washington

North Carolina State University


Northeast Wildlife DNA Laboratory; Pike County Commissioners (PA)  

* National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)


Education Grant Stats

alt PURPOSES of Education Grants

Publications – includes (Lyme Times, The Basics, TX Lyme Disease brochure, TBD textbook)
Curriculum project
Distribution of materials to school nurses
Projects in the schools
Support medical conferences & Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits Symposia

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Places: 22 States / 2 Countries


138 Grants Awarded Since 1999:

Arrant, Karan MSN, Univ of Louisiana, Monroe (1) Lyme Society of the UK (England) (1)
CALDA/ (16) Macon County Soil & Water Conservation

District, IL (2)

Clinic of Angels, FL (1)
Manasar, Armand, DDS, Bard Conf, NY (1)
Colorado Tick-Borne Disease Awareness Assn. (4) Maryland Lyme Information & Support Grp (5)
Florida Lyme Advocacy, Inc. (2) Mid-Shore Lyme Disease Assoc., Inc., MD (1)
Friends of Ridgefield Community Programs/Lyme

Connections, CT(3) 

Mineral Area College (MO) (Conference) (1)
Georgia Lyme Disease Association (2) Minnesota Lyme Action Support/MLDA  (4)
Harford Cnty Lyme Disease Support Grp, Inc., MD (3) New York University, David Younger, MD (1)
Inglis, Wendy PT, NJ (1) North Carolina Lyme Disease Foundation (1)
Int’l Lyme & Assoc. Diseases Society, ILADS, MD (5) Oregon Lyme Disease Network, Inc. (1)
LDA Dr. Referral Prog. Grant and/or Website (NY)(10) Partnership for Tick-Borne Diseases Education

 (MN) (2)

Lyme Association of Greater Kansas City, Inc. (14) Patricia McCleary, SLAM, Sturbridge

LymeAwareness (6)

Lyme Disease Assoc. of Southeastern PA, Inc. (8) Stolow-Bedard, Jen, NY (1)
Lyme Disease Network of NJ, Inc., (7) Texas Lyme Disease Association, Inc. (2)
Lyme Disease United Coalition IA (1) S.W. Barthold, DVM, PhD (CA) (1)
Lyme Rights, NY (1) Time For Lyme, Inc., CT (1)
Mid-Coast Lyme Disease Support & Ed., ME (7)
H. Holtry (PA) (2)
Lyme West NY (1) (1)
Mountain Valley Lyme Disease Support & Ed, ME (1) Jennifer Reid, CT (1)  
North Texas Lyme Group (1) Western Tide Water Med Reserve Grp, VA (3)
NE Ohio Lyme Foundation (1)  
Columbia University Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center (NY)  (1)
Berenbaum, Sandy, CSW-R, BCD, Leventhal, Judith PhD, Exman, Pat, (CT) (1)
Seybold, Lynn, BSN, RN Univ. of Pittsburg, School of Nursing (PA)  (1)
Singh, Harjit, MD Hackettstown Regional Medical Ctr (NJ) (1)
Maine Lyme (1)
University of Texas Dallas (1)
Allegheny Health (1)
Lyme Society (1)
Mountain Valley Lyme Disease Awareness Coalition (1)
Central Jersey Lyme Support (Kahn) (1)
University of Texas Dallas (1)
Karl Ford, PhD (1)


Educational Scholarship Grants

95 Educational Conference Scholarship Grants Awarded since 2015 / Number of Recipients per State:
2019  – 30 Scholarships (States TBA)
Total $ TBA
2018 NH (4), MA (2) ME, AZ, FL (2), VT (2), OH, NY GA, CO, ME
Total $12, 217
2017 4-NY, OH, 2-NJ, 2-MA, ME, PA, CO, VT, MD, CA
Total $11,372.32

2016  CA, CO, ME, MD, 2-MN, MO, 2-NJ, 3-NY, OH, VT, 2-WA, WI

Total: $18,141.19

2015  NC, AZ, 2-PA, MD, OH, CA, 3-NJ, 3-NY, 3-MA

Total: $10,712.98


LymeAid 4 Kids Grant Stats

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  $369,000+ Distributed Since 2004!

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In 2019, 24 applicants were awarded grants for a total of $24,000:

States TBA


In 2018, 7 applicants were awarded grants for a total of $7,000:


1 Pennsylvania 1 North Carolina
2 Maryland 1 Tennessee
2 Mississippi  

In 2017, 18 applicants were awarded grants for a total of $17,400:

4 Oregon 4 Maryland
5 Connecticut 1 Indiana
1 New York 1 Kansas
1 Pennsylvania 1 Idaho


In 2016, 45 applicants were awarded grants for a total of $45,000:

1 Maine 2 Ohio
1 Connecticut
1 Michigan
4 Pennsylvania 6 New York
1 Illinois 2 North Carolina
1 Florida 5 California
3 Massachusetts 2 Oregon
1 Texas 1 Mississippi
2 Tennessee 5 New Jersey
7 Virginia  


In 2015, 26 applicants were awarded grants for a total of $26,000:

6 Maine 4 Ohio
1 Connecticut
1 Michigan
2 Washington 2 New York
1 Illinois 1 North Carolina
3 Indiana 1 California
1 Oklahoma 3 Oregon

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NOTE: This document is a work in progress.  Grants are awarded based on application submission, process of expert review when required, & subject to LDA Board of Directors’ approval (all grants may not be listed)