Lyme & Other Tick-borne Diseases: First Rocky Mountain Forum

May 2016: Libby Smith from Denver’s CBS 4 news station highlighted the Lyme & Other Tick-borne Diseases: First Rocky Mountain Forum, held in Golden, Colorado on May 7th.  This Forum was sponsored by our national partner, Lyme Disease Association, Inc. (LDA) and was hosted by our previous working group “Biting Back: Elevating Tick Awareness in Colorado”. Presenters included Pat smith, President of LDA, Dr. Daniel Cameron, Lyme expert and lead author of the 2014 ILADS “Evidence assessments and guideline recommendations in Lyme disease: the clinical management of known tick bites, erythema migrans rashes and persistent disease”, Dr. David Martz, Colorado Lyme disease expert and physician, Dr. Michael Lappin, Colorado State University Veterinarian, and Toni Toelle, from the United States Forest Service. The Forum was well attended by nearly 90 participants.