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Tick Borne Disease Educational Symposium

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This event is intended to bring together some of the greatest minds in the field of Tick Borne Illness to educate both the public and the medical community here on the East End of Long Island. The event will last all day from 9:00am 5:00pm and will include an allergen-friendly buffet-style lunch with gourmet-wraps in the upstairs terrace above the conference room where you can visit all of our exhibitors and vendors!

The morning session will be geared towards professionals in the healthcare field, while the afternoon session will be more focused on patient and public concerns in regards to Tick Borne Illnesses. The event schedule will be updated and posted on www.tickwise.org

The Symposium features presentations with world renowned doctors like past presidents of ILADS Dr. Robert Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA & Dr. Dan Cameron, MD, MPH, author of Lyme Disease Takes On Medicine. Pediatric tick borne illness expert Dr. Rosalie Greenberg, MD, author of Bipolar Kids: Helping Your Child Find Calm in the Mood Storm. PA Jerry Simons of the Morrison Center, NYC who will be sharing the latest research and treatments for Persistent Lyme Borreliosis.

There will also be presentations and book signings with Jenna Luche-Thayer, author of "$lyme" and "The Ad hoc Committee for Health Equity in ICD11 Diagnosis Codes", and a book signing with Kris Newby, author of the upcoming tell-all about Lyme Disease Bitten: The Secret History of Lyme Disease scheduled for release on May 14th, 2019. Kris Newby, MSME, is a science writer for the Stanford Center for Clinical & Translational Research & Education and was the Senior Producer of the award winning film "Under Our Skin".

Come and educate yourself, learn about the latest tests for Lyme and coinfections, check out helpful supplements and healing modalities, and get a signed book to keep the learning going even after May 18th! Perhaps consider buying a book for your physician that explains how the recent updates to the ICD11 (International Classification of Diseases, 11th edition) increases the number of diagnosis codes from 4 codes to 15 codes for treating Lyme and how this can help you get an accurate diagnosis, and help your physician get paid for treating it!

We are inviting local and national vendors to present products such as health and wellness food and drinks, tick bite prevention clothing and sprays, essential oil sprays for tick bite prevention from 3Moms organics sprays, nutritional supplements and alternative testing companies for tick borne illness detection. Please contact see our page on www.tickwise.org for information about how to become an exhibitor at our event!

Please check www.tickwise.org for updates to our vendor and speaker lists!

*Please note that on occasion, changes to the venue are beyond the event coordinators control. Although our general policy is that tickets are only refundable 30 days before the event, if you are coming solely for one vendor or one speaker and that person is removed from the event listing for some reason, please email me at april@tickwise.org and I will look in to providing a refund for your ticket.

Meet Our Speakers:

Dr. Robert Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA

Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLPAPA is a graduate of Rutgers College and the George Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his psychiatric residency training at Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry, is certified in Clinical Psychopharmacology by the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology and is Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

An accomplished author and researcher, Dr. Bransfield has published 10 scholarly articles on topics related to the relationship of tickborne illnesses and the association thereof with neuropsychiatric illnesses, aggressiveness, violence, suicide, autism and morgellons disease.

Dr. Dan Cameron, MD, MPH, author of Lyme Disease Takes On Medicine.

Dr. Daniel Cameron is a leading Lyme disease expert with 31 years experience. He graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine and their Department of Epidemiology. He completed residencies at both Beth Israel Medical Center and Mt. Sinai in New York City. He is widely recognized as author of the 2004 and 2014 International Lyme and Associated Disease Society (ILADS) practice guidelines, analytic reviews, and his book Lyme Disease takes on Medicine.

Dr. Daniel Cameron has led ILADS twice as their president. He had testified before a number of state legislatures and been interviewed as an expert on the NBC today show, Good Morning America, Fox News, and Sirius radio.

Dr. Rosalie Greenberg, MD, author of Bipolar Kids: Helping Your Child Find Calm in the Mood Storm

Rosalie Greenberg, MD is a board-certified, child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist in private practice in Summit, New Jersey. Although she treats children and adolescents with a wide range of psychiatric disorders, she specializes in the psychopharmacology of pediatric mood disorders and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Jerry Simons, PA of the Morrison Center, NYC

Jerry graduated from Stony Brooks Health Science Center in 1993 with departmental honors for a BS in Cardio-Respiratory Sciences. He then went on to graduate from Cornell Medical Colleges Physician Assistant Program in 1995. He is nationally certified as a Physician Assistant (PA) with commendation in both Primary Care and Surgery. Upon graduation, he began to work for Dr. Joseph Burrascano in East Hampton, New York. After Dr. Burrascano retired 11 years later, Jerry began working at The Morrison Center as well as at East Hampton Urgent Care.

Author & Activist Jenna Luche-Thayer, author of "$lyme" and "The Ad hoc Committee for Health Equity in ICD11 Diagnosis Codes"

Jenna Luché-Thayer was a Senior Advisor - US Government, United Nations, non-profits, corporate social responsibility programs. is unpaid Founder & Directer of this 2018 registered non-profit Global Network on Institutional Discrimination. She is political analyst, strategist and advocate working across the globe to help institutions remedy entrenched practices of discrimination that interfere with their higher purpose. She is an international activist working in cooperation with an Ad Hoc Committee for updating the ICD-11 Lyme Borreliosis Diagnosis Codes with the World Health Organization.

Kris Newby, MSME - author of the upcoming tell-all about Lyme Disease Bitten: The Secret History of Lyme Disease scheduled for release on May 14th, 2019.

Kris Newby, MSME, is an award-winning science writer at Stanford Universitys Stanford Center for Clinical & Translational Research & Education and the senior producer of the Lyme disease documentary, Under Our Skin, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and was a 2010 Oscar semifinalist. Previously, Newby was a technology writer for Apple and other Silicon Valley companies. She lives in Palo Alto.
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