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American Lyme Disease Foundation, Inc.

American Lyme Disease Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 466
Lyme, CT 06371

About ALDF

The information on Lyme disease presented on this web site has been reviewed and approved by one or more members of our Board of Directors or Scientific Advisory Board.

Mission Statement

The American Lyme Disease Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections.

The Foundation plays a key role in providing reliable and scientifically accurate information to the public, medical community and government agencies about tick-borne diseases and their effects on human health and quality of life.


Executive Director

Board of Directors

Directors

  • Thomas P. Farrell
    Managing Director
    AML Consultants
    New York, NY
  • Durland Fish, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Dept. of Epidemiology & Public Health
    Yale University School of Medicine
  • Eugene D. Shapiro, M.D.
    Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology
    Yale University School of Medicine
  • Red Pfohl
    Institutional Sales
    OTA LLC / Off the Record Research LLC
    Purchase, NY
  • Robert A. Proctor III
    Managing Partner
    Oak Hill Consultants LLC
    Bedford Corners, NY
  • Gary P. Wormser, M.D.
    Chief of Infectious Disease
    New York Medical College
  • Peter Krause, M.D.
    Professor of Pediatrics
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine


Ex Officio

James Handelman

National Scientific Advisors

  • Alan G. Barbour, M.D.
    Professor of Medicine
    Department of Microbiology and
    Molecular Genetics
    Univ. of CA at Irvine Med. School
  • Stephen Barthold, D.V.M., Ph.D.
    Director of the Center for
    Comparative Medicine
    University of California at Davis
  • Durland Fish, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Dept. of Epidemiology & Public Health
    Yale University School of Medicine
  • Russell Johnson, Ph.D.
    Professor of Microbiology
    Department of Microbiology
    University of Minnesota
    School of Medicine
  • Robert Lane, Ph.D.
    Professor of Entomology
    Division of Insect Biology
    College of Natural Resources
    Univ. of California at Berkeley
  • Robert T. Schoen, M.D.
    Clinical Professor of Medicine
    Yale University School of Medicine
  • Leonard Sigal, M.D.
    Chief of Rheumatology and Connective
    Tissue Research
    Director of the Lyme Disease Center
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Daniel E. Sonenshine, Ph.D.
    Professor of Biology
    Department of Biological Sciences
    College of Sciences
    Old Dominion University
  • Andrew Pachner, M.D.
    Professor of Neurosciences
    Department of Neurology
    Georgetown University
  • Allen Steere, M.D.
    Director of Rheumatology
    Massachusetts General Hospital