Political Actions

Congressional Hearing 2012
Thanks to the national LDA & Congressman Christopher Smith (NJ) and his staff for providing the Lyme community the opportunity to have a Congressional hearing focusing on the other side of the Lyme disease debate.  

Below are the links to view the event.  It ran overtime, so please check the first link first, then the remainder of the hearing is at the second link.     

Watch the Hearing By Clicking Here and More Here

To read the written testimony, click Here.

July 17, 2012 Congressional Hearing

Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights
Chaired by Christopher H. Smith (R-NJ)


Stephen W. Barthold, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor
Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Center of Comparative Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine University of California, Davis

Raphael Stricker, M.D.
Vice President
International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society

Mark Eshoo, Ph.D.
Director, New Technology Development

Ms. Patricia Smith
Lyme Disease Association

Mr. Evan White
Lyme Disease Patient

Ms. Stella Huyshe-Shires
Lyme Disease Action

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