Lunch ‘n Learn

Visiting Speaker Program

FamilyWhat You Need to Know About Lyme Disease (and Associated Tick-Borne Diseases)

At these 40-minute lunchtime workshops for organizations in the Northeast, a GLA speaker presents essential information that every individual and family needs to know about Lyme and related tick-borne diseases. The program provides attendees with crucial information about Lyme prevention and disease symptoms, tick-transmitted co-infections, and the state of science in developing effective diagnostics and a cure for long-term Lyme disease. If you are interested in learning more about Lunch ’n Learn, please e-mail us at

Attendees Will Hear:

  • What is Lyme disease?
  • What are co-infections?
  • How is Lyme transmitted?
  • Where are ticks found?
  • How to prevent tick bites
  • How to make your backyard safer from ticks
  • Protective clothing and repellents
  • What to do if you get a tick bite
  • Information about diagnostic testing and medical treatment
Our Impact >

GLA has awarded over $7 million for research, and our GLA-funded projects have led to unprecedented advances in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of tick-borne illnesses.  More

About GLA >

GLA’s primary focus is on accelerating the development of more effective methods of diagnosis and treatment of Lyme Disease. More

Physician's Training Program >

GLA is pleased to support our world-renowned TBD Training Program, also known as the Physician’s Training Program, allowing medical practitioners to train with a designated tick-borne disease specialist. More