Organizing Committee, Planner, & Staff 2015

Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: Science Bridging the Gap

The individuals listed below planned, organized, and carried out conference preparation to ensure the conference meets the needs of the accreditation agency and of the attendees.

Conference Organizing Committee


Brian A. Fallon MD, MPH
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Director, Neuropsychiatry
Director, Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, New York

(Conference Director, Conference Organizing Committee)


Richard T. Marconi, PhD
Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
School of Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia

(Conference Co-Director, Conference Organizing Committee)


Patricia V. Smith, BA
President, Lyme Disease Association, Inc. (LDA)

Wall, Township, New Jersey

(Conference Organizing Committee, Conference Planner)


LDA All Volunteer Staff 


Pamela Lampe
LDA Board of Directors
Executive Vice President & Treasurer

New Jersey


Corey W. Lakin, BS
LDA Board of Directors
2nd Vice President, Technical Support

New Jersey


Ruth Waddington, RN
LDA Board of Directors
Corresponding Secretary

New Jersey

Richard Smith

Richard H. Smith, BA
LDA Board of Directors Member

New Jersey



Tim S. Lynagh, MBA
LDA Volunteer