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More About ILADS

Our Leadership

Our board includes experienced clinicians and researchers in the treatment of tick-borne illnesses. Learn more about our leadership.


International Lyme and Associated Diseases Education Foundation, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the expertise of doctors, scientists and others in the healthcare community with regard to tick-borne illnesses. In so doing, ILADEF helps to elevate the level of care that patients with these illnesses receive. ILADEF spearheads awareness campaigns, oversees the groundbreaking Lyme Disease Physician Training Program and supports physicians and medical professionals around the world. Learn more about ILADEF’s work, access materials, and contribute to ILADEF.

ILADS Conferences

Hundreds of physicians, other healthcare professionals and scientists from around the world come together at our annual and regional conferences to share their research advances, compare notes, and learn about the latest treatment options. Sign up to receive updates on upcoming conferences.


ILADS promotes the evidence-based treatment of Lyme and associated diseases. See our compilation of Lyme disease research for pertinent work by our members and of other leaders in the field.