LDA Presents Lyme to Homeland Security

On Wednesday October 8, 2014, the Lyme Disease Association (LDA) presented a Powerpoint to the Department of Homeland Security employees in Roseland, New York. There were about 75 attendees. The presentation consisted of a brief review of the work of the LDA, especially its research funding program, and an overview of Lyme disease and also of other tick-borne diseases including epidemiology, diagnosis, symptoms, and prevention.

pat homelandsecFrom left to right:
Ashley Caudill-Mirillo – Deputy Director, Homeland Security
Sharon Johnson – Management & Program Assistant, Homeland Security
Patricia Smith, LDA President
Richard Smith, LDA Board Member
Patricia Menges – Director, Homeland Security
Sam Lee – CFC Loan Executive
Patricia Farrell – Field Service Account Consultant for Blue Cross & Blue Shield
John Elliot – Chief of Staff, Homeland Security