Learn About Lyme

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Lyme and other tick-borne diseases continue to rise in our area. Hear from experts in this field, who will share evidenced-based information and education on this rapidly growing health concern. Whether you are looking for prevention tips or are suffering the effects of a tick-borne disease, this day is for you. Please join us as we discuss the number one vector-borne disease in the United States.

Date: Saturday, March 23, 2019
Time: 9am to 4pm
Location: Black River Beach Neighborhood Center, 1433 Rose Street, La Crosse, WI
Cost per Participant: $10 *Gluten Free/Dairy Free lunch is included.

To register for this workshop, please visit City of La Crosse Parks & Recreation website at https://www.cityo acrosse.org/Parks or, call 608-789-8640.

**Registration Deadline: Monday, March 18, 2019**

Workshop Presenters:

Dr. Elizabeth L. Maloney is the President of Partnership for Tick-Borne Diseases Education, a non-profit organization providing online and live evidence-based continuing medical education on programming and materials on tick-borne diseases for physicians and other healthcare professionals. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School and its affliated Family Medicine residency.

Dr. Maloney also acts as a consultant to government agencies and private organizations. She recently served on the Pathogenesis, Transmission and Treatment subcommittee of the federally mandated Tick-borne Diseases Working group. She frequently speaks to the general public on tick-borne diseases, emphasizing the need for primary and secondary prevention.

Rebecca Keith, Family Nurse Practitioner, obtained both her undergrad and graduate degrees from the College of St Scholastica in Duluth, MN. Having spent most of her life in Wisconsin and actively enjoying the outdoors, ticks and insects are no strangers to her. Rebecca began paying more attention to Lyme and co-infections by 2008. After experiencing success in treating patients she opened her practice in 2010. Rebecca primarily sees patients in Minong, WI. Rebecca is a member of ILADS, Lymedisease.org, and the American Academy of Nurse Practioners.

She utilizes integrative medical approaches in treating Lyme and the multi system dysfunction which accompanies it.

Erika Schlick, IIN Certified Health Coach, Cookbook Author and Blogger, is a Certified Health Coach and Author of the Wandering Palate which features 28 days of travel inspired paleo meals to make it easy to stay on track and eat healthy. She herself was affected by Lyme in 2012 and was diagnosed in 2014. After 3 years of treatment, she has been in remission for over 2 years and has made it her life mission to help others affected by Lyme.

She is also the voice behind The Trail To Health, www.thetrailtohealth.com which is a health and wellness blog documenting her journey with Lyme disease and everything she learned about health along the way.

Phillip Pratt, Coppe Laboratories, represents Coppe Laboratories which is dedicated to discovering and providing diagnostic and treatment solutions for illnesses caused by infectious agents. They offer quality diagnostic testing that exceeds regulatory expectations and provides clear answers with actionable results. They strive to eliminate barriers experienced by physicians and patients in the diagnosis and management of disease through scientific research and innovative diagnostic assays.

Coppe Laboratories uses their scientific expertise to transform novel procedures routinely used in the research setting into high-complexity, CLIA-certified diagnostic tests. This work, in conjunction with ground- breaking research and development, makes Coppe Laboratories a leading provider of diagnostic tests for arthropod-borne disease, women’s health and transplants.

Hope to see you all there!