Conversations Live: Lyme Disease, Part 2
Aired April 24, 2014
Each year an estimated three hundred thousand Americans are diagnosed with Lyme disease. If the diagnosis is confirmed early enough, the disease can be treated with short-term antibiotics. But if Lyme goes untreated, symptoms can progress. On this episode of Conversations LIVE our panel of experts will continue our discussion on Lyme disease with a focus on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment in humans.
Julia F. Wagner, MBA
Julia Wagner is the founder and president of the PA Lyme Resource Network. She began her career on Wall Street as a management and business executive, until the challenge of Lyme disease devastated her family in 2006. Since then, her work has been focused on providing greater public awareness and education about Lyme disease.
Daniel J. Cameron, MD
Daniel J. Cameron, an internist, treats patients with Lyme disease in his private practice in Mount Kisco, New York. Dr. Cameron is president of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society. This non-profit interest group advocates for greater acceptance of the controversial diagnosis of “Chronic Lyme disease.” He also maintains the website lyme project dot com.
Jane Huffman, Ph.D.
Jane Huffman is the director of the Northeast Wildlife DNA Laboratory and a professor of biological sciences at East Stroudsburg University. She is a member of the Wildlife Disease Association, American Society of Parasitologists, and the Society for Wildlife Forensic Science. Professor Huffman has also served as president of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science.