2016 Faculty Bios/Talk Summaries

The Lyme Disease Association, Inc. with joint provider Columbia University, is holding its 17th annual scientific CME conference, Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: New Strategies to Tackle an Expanding Epidemic. Brian Fallon, MD, Columbia University is Conference Director. It will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton St. Paul Downtown, St. Paul, MN on Saturday October 15 and Sunday October 16, 2016.

The conference is designed for physicians and researchers but the public is invited to register. 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM are offered by Columbia University to CME-registered physician attendees. The conference features twenty faculty consisting of clinicians and researchers from across the US and one from Switzerland.

AucottbJohn Aucott, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Director, Johns Hopkins Lyme Disease Clinical Research Center, Baltimore, MD

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BeardC. Ben Beard, MS, PhD
Chief, Bacterial Diseases Branch
Division of Vector-Borne Diseases
Associate Director for Climate and Health
National Center for Emerging & Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC, Ft. Collins, CO

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BlochEvan M. Bloch, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Associate Director, Transfusion Medicine
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

 

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CameronDaniel Cameron, MD, MPH
Internist, Epidemiologist
Dr. Daniel Cameron & Associates
Mt. Kisco, NY

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ClarkKerry Clark, PhD, MPH
Professor of Epidemiology & Environmental Health
University of N. Florida, Jacksonville, FL

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CoylePatricia K. Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANA
Professor & Vice Chair (Clinical Affairs) Department of Neurology
Director, MS Comprehensive Care Center
Stony Brook University Medical Center
Stony Brook, New York

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EricsonMarna Ericson, PhD
Director, Cutaneous Imaging Center
Department of Dermatology
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

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esvelt2Kevin Esvelt, PhD
Leader, Sculpting Evolution Group
Assistant Professor, MIT Media Lab
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

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FallonBrian A. Fallon, MD, MPH (Conference Director)
Professor of Psychiatry
Director, Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center
Columbia University Medical Center
Director, Center for the Study of Neuroinflammatory Disorders & Biobehavioral Medicine, New York State Psychiatric Institute
New York, NY

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Timothy Lepore, MD, FACS Lepore
General Surgery, Family Practice Physician
Surgeon, Nantucket Cottage Hospital
Nantucket, MA

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Liegner1Kenneth B. Liegner, MD
Internal & Critical Care Medicine, Private Practice
Pawling, NY

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Alessandra Luchini, PhD luchini
Associate Professor, Applied Proteomics & Molecular Medicine
George Mason University, VA

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MaloneyElizabeth L. Maloney, MD
President, Partnership for Tick-Borne Diseases Education, a Lyme CME Provider
Family Practice Physician
Wyoming, MN

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MiklossybJudith Miklossy MD, PhD, DSc
Director, International Alzheimer Research Center
President then Director, Prevent Alzheimer International
Switzerland

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MoirRobert Moir, PhD
Assistant Professor in Neurology, Genetics and Aging Research Unit
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA

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Lise Nigrovic, MD, MPH nigrovic
Associate Professor of Pediatrics & Emergency Medicine;
Director of Education, Clinical Research Center Senior Associate Physician in Medicine
Boston Children’s Hospital, MA

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PrittBobbi S. Pritt, MD, MSc, DTM &H
Director, Clinical Parasitology and Vector-borne Diseases,
Associate Professor, Pathology of Laboratory Medicine Division of Clinical Microbiology
Mayo Clinic, MN

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SelattiTimothy J. Sellati, PhD
Distinguished Fellow & Chair, Department of Infectious Diseases Drug Discovery Division
Southern Research Institute, Birmingham, AL

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TokarzRafal Tokarz, PhD
Associate Research Scientist
Center for Infection & Immunity
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY

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ZatechkaSteve Zatechka, PhD, MBA
Chief Operating Officer
US BIOLOGIC, Memphis, TN

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ZhangYing Zhang, MD, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Molecular Biology & Immunology
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Baltimore, MD

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SmithPatricia V. Smith, BA
President, Lyme Disease Association, Inc.
Advisory Board Member, Columbia University Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseses Research Center
Programmatic Panel Member, TBD Research Program, DoD Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program
Conference Organizer/Program Committee, Jackson, NJ

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