Medical Expert to Discuss Ticks

Medical Expert to Discuss Ticks

Medical Expert to Discuss Ticks

On Saturday July 27, from 1:30 to 3 p.m., The Meeting Place at Neighborhood Connections in Londonderry will present ‘Ticks Here, Ticks There… Ticks Everywhere’ with Dr. Kenneth Liegner, who will discuss tick migration, diseases that they carry and treatment modalities. Liegner is a board certified internist with training in pathology and critical care medicine, practicing in Pawling, N.Y. He has been actively involved in diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease and related disorders since1988, has published articles on Lyme disease in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and has presented poster abstracts and talks at national and international conferences on Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases. His work has focused on the serious morbidity and occasional mortality that can result from the illness, and emphasizes the urgent need for widespread and improved methods of diagnostic testing and treatment. Attendees are encouraged to register with Neighborhood Connections at 802-824-4343.