Staten Island Lyme Disease Forum May 29th

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Staten Island Lyme Disease Forum May 29th

Borough President James Oddo will sponsor a Lyme Disease Forum in May to update Staten Islanders about the prevalence of ticks and tick-borne illness on Staten Island. This free event will be held on Wednesday, May 29th from 7:00-8: 30 pm at the Bernikow JCC (1466 Manor Road) and coincides with May as Lyme Disease Awareness Month.

Speakers at the event include:

  • Members of NYC DOHMH including Sally Slavinski, DVM, MPH, Assistant Director, Zoonotic and Vector-borne Disease Unit; John Zuzworsky, Senior Vector Ecologist, Office of Vector Surveillance and Control; and Mario Merlino, Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Veterinary and Pest Control Services
  • Maria Diuk-Wasser, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Columbia University
  • Christopher J. Pappas, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Manhattanville College
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If you wish to attend the forum, please RSVP to Diane Marciuliano at (718) 816-2246 or DMarciuliano.