LDA Grant Summary Stats: 1992 – 2020

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

Research Grant Stats



119 grants distributed to researchers across the USA since 1992 LDA grants have resulted in publications in 53 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, PhDJames Krueger, MD, PhD / Schutzer, MD
Gregory Bach, DOMichael Lappin, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Marylynn Barkley, MD, PhDBenjamin Luft, MD
Effie E. Bastounis, PhDJoanna Lyon, MA
Manfred Bayer, MDAlan MacDonald, MD
Edward Breitschwerdt, DVMMark E. McCaulley, MD
Steve Burke, MDZhaid B.M. Niazi, MD / Charles Pavia, PhD
Joseph Burrascano, Jr, MDWilliam V. Padula, OD
Daniel Cameron, MDNikhat Parveen, PhD
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies (Rick Ostfeld, PhD)Jose E. Petri, PhD
Nicole ChinniciMario Phillip, MD
Kerry Clark, MPH, PhDSteven Phillips, MD
Christine Ann Denny, PhDMaria M. Picken, MD, PhD
Sam Donta, MDElizabeth Raveche, MD/ Schutzer, MD
Paul Duray, MDAaron Rybski, L.E.H.P.
Marina Eremeeva, MD, PhD, ScDEva Sapi, PhD
Brian Fallon, MDRitchie Schoemaker, MD
Karl Ford, PhDH. Ralph Schumacher, MD / Bayer, MD
Martin Fried, MDSteven Schutzer, MD
David E. Fulford, PhDTravis Taylor, PhD
Andrea Gaito, MDDavid Younger, MD
Alan R. Giese, PhDElyes Zhioua, PhD
Dolores E. Hill, PhDYing Zhang, MD
Richard Horowitz, MDJoshua Zimmerberg, MD, PhD


Allegheny Univ of the Health Sciences (PA)Northeast Wildlife DNA Laboratory; Pike County Commissioners (PA)
Boston University Medical Center (MA)Padula Institute of Vision Rehabilitation
Brigham & Woman's Hospital (MA)Rockefeller University (NY)
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies (NY)Science Center University City (PA)
Colorado State UniversityShenandoah School of Pharmacy (VA)
Columbia Univ College of Physicians & SurgeonsStony Brook University (NY)
Edinboro University of PennsylvaniaTulane 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 UniversityUniversity of Rhode Island
New York Medical CollegeUniversity of South Dakota
New York State Psychiatric InstituteUniversity of Toledo (OH)
NIH/NASA* (MD)University of Washington
North Carolina State UniversityUS Dept. of Agriculture (UDSA)

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



Education Grant Stats

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: 23 States / 2 Countries


145 Grants Awarded Since 1999: 

Allegheny Health (1)Manasar, Armand, DDS, Bard Conf, NY (1)
Arrant, Karan MSN, Univ of Louisiana, Monroe (1)Maryland Lyme Information & Support Grp (5)
Berenbaum, Sandy, CSW-R, BCD, Leventhal, Judith PhD, Exman, Pat, (CT) (1)Mid-Coast Lyme Disease Support & Ed., ME (8)
CALDA/ (16)Mid-Shore Lyme Disease Assoc., Inc., MD (1)
Central Jersey Lyme Support (Kahn) (1)Mineral Area College (MO) (Conference) (1)
Clinic of Angels, FL (1)Minnesota Lyme Action Support/MLDA (4)
Colorado Tick-Borne Disease Awareness Assn. (4)Mountain Valley Lyme Disease Awareness Coalition (1)
Columbia University Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center (NY)(1)Mountain Valley Lyme Disease Support & Ed, ME (1)
Florida Lyme Advocacy, Inc. (2)NE Ohio Lyme Foundation (2 )
Friends of Ridgefield Community Programs/Lyme Connections, CT(4New York University, David Younger, MD (1)
Georgia Lyme Disease Association (2)North Carolina Lyme Disease Foundation (1)
H. Holtry (PA) (2)North Texas Lyme Group (1)
Harford Cnty Lyme Disease Support Grp, Inc., MD (3)Oregon Lyme Disease Network, Inc. (1)
Inglis, Wendy PT, NJ (1)Partnership for Tick-Borne Diseases Education ÿ(MN) (2)
Int'l Lyme & Assoc. Diseases Society, ILADS, MD (5)Patricia McCleary, SLAM, Sturbridge LymeAwareness (6)
Karl Ford, PhD (1)Reid, Jennifer CT (1)
Leisure, Katherine Murray, MD (1)S.W. Barthold, DVM, PhD (CA) (1)
LDA Dr. Referral Prog. Grant and/or Website (NY)(10)Seybold, Lynn, BSN, RN Univ. of Pittsburg, School of Nursing (PA) (1)
Lyme Association of Greater Kansas City, Inc. (15)Singh, Harjit, MD Hackettstown Regional Medical Ctr (NJ) (1)
Lyme Disease Assoc. of Southeastern PA, Inc. (9)Stolow-Bedard, Jen, NY (1)
Lyme Disease Network of NJ, Inc., (7)Texas Lyme Disease Association, Inc. (2)
Lyme Disease United Coalition IA (1)Time For Lyme, Inc., CT (1)
Lyme Rights, NY (1)University of Texas Dallas (1)
Lyme Society (1)University of Texas Dallas (1)
Lyme Society of the UK (England) (1) (2)
Lyme West NY (1)Western Tide Water Med Reserve Grp, VA (3)
Macon County Soil & Water Conservation District, IL (2)
Maine Lyme (1)

Lyme Conference Educational Grants

95 Lyme Conference Educational 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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  $383,000+ Distributed Since 2004!

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In 2019, 38 applicants were awarded grants for a total of $38,000:

1 California 8 Maryland
2 Connecticut 1 New York
1 Florida 23 Pennsylvania
1 Idaho  1 Virginia

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)