Lunch ‘n Learn
Visiting Speaker Program
What 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 [email protected].
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
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.Learn more
GLA’s primary focus is on accelerating the development of more effective methods of diagnosis and treatment of Lyme Disease.Learn 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.Learn more