International Lyme And Associated Diseases Society
Leaders in Lyme Disease Education and Training


New Perspectives on Lyme Challenges Course

REGISTRATION UPDATE: ILADS pre-registration is now closed. We still have limited spaces available. Please send an e-mail to and let us know you are coming. See you soon. The ILADS Team

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Thursday, 9 November 2017
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open
7:00 am - 5:00 pm  Exhibits Open
8:00 am - 8:15 am Welcome and Introduction
Moderator: Andrew Petersen, DO
8:15 am - 9:15 am  Legislative Initiatives for the Lyme Community:  Practical Advice
Susan R. Green, JD; Monte Skall
9:15 am - 10:00 am Thyroid Dysfunction in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Lyme
Kent Holtorf, MD
10:00 am - 10:30 am Networking Break
10:30 am - 11:15 am Update on Autoimmune/Microbial Disorders: The Connection to Lyme Disease
Phillip C. DeMio, MD
11:15 am - 12:00 pm Plasmapheresis and Red Cell Exchange Treatments for Lyme Disease, Babesia, and other Blood-Borne Diseases
Omar Morales, MD
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch for all registrants
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Naturopathic Therapies in Lyme
Alexis Chesney, ND, MS LAc
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Morgellons Disease: What Is It? What It Isn't!
Marianne J. Middelveen, MSc,  Mdes
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Networking Break
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm  Immune Modulatory Therapies for Chronic Lyme Disease
Kent Holtorf, MD
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm How Can I Get Better?: An Action Plan for Diagnosing and Treating Resistant Lyme and Chronic Disease
Richard I. Horowitz, MD
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm An Evening with Jammin' Jazz
Boston, MA
November 9-12, 2017
Boston Park Plaza Hotel
50 Park Plaza
Boston, MA 02116
The New Perspectives on Lyme Challenges Course looks at the tenacious challenges found in a Lyme patient, and examines them from new medical perspectives.