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Patricia V. Smith

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Local Address: Jackson, New Jersey, United States
Lyme Disease Association Inc
WALL TOWNSHIP , New Jersey 07727
United States

Company Description: The Lyme Disease Association, Inc. (LDA) has provided in-service training to NJ school districts since 1992. The LDA has been a registered Professional Development...   more

Employment History

  • Editor
    Africa Confidential
  • Publisher
    Africa Confidential

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • BA , English
    Monmouth University
  • Education
  • School performance
199 Total References
Web References
LDA Board of Directors Bios, 10 Jan 2015 [cached]
Pat Smith
Patricia V. Smith, BA President
Pat graduated with a BA in English from Monmouth University and is in her 18th year as LDA president. She is a member of Columbia University's Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center Advisory Committee, and a member of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) PESP Partnership to promote avoidance of tick exposure. Former Chair of the (NJ) Governor's Lyme Disease Advisory Council, she served as President/12-year member of the Wall NJ Board of Education. In 2011, she was EPA's Lyme Prevention Conference Session Chair with CDC and also presented a Lyme session at the New Jersey Education Association's Annual Meeting.
A 30-year Lyme advocate, Pat has raised funds for researchers nationally-research acknowledged in 35 scientific journals. Besides speaking, publishing, TV/radio appearances, and organizing 15 CME accredited Lyme scientific conferences for doctors, she's testified for and helped secured passage of state and federal bills, including the passage in 2014 through the US House of Representatives of a bill to create a tick-borne diseases working group, for Lyme research and physician's right to treat. In 2012, she was an invited to testify on Lyme disease before the U.S.House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, Africa, Global Health & Human Rights Subcommittee in Washington, DC. In 2013, she testified before the Energy & Commerce Committee Health subcommittee on the Lyme bill, and she was also invited to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) in Ft. Collins, CO, to adddress the problems of Lyme disease nationwide with the Vector-Borne Diseases Division which oversees work on Lyme and other tick-borne diseases, her second invitation to meet there with CDC.
In 2002, Pat received a certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from RI Congressman James Langevin, and in 2007, Columbia gave her an award for her commitment to opening the Columbia Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center.
Africa Desk, 4 Feb 2015 [cached]
Speakers: Razia Khan, Head of Africa Research, Standard Chartered; Patrick Smith, Editor, Africa Confidential; Natznet Tesfay, Head, IHS Africa Country Risk and Touria El Glaoui, Founder, 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair
South African Elected First Female AU Commission Head - News Library - News & Events - PeaceWomen, 15 July 2012 [cached]
"People really feared a deadlock," Patrick Smith, Editor and Publisher of Africa Confidential, told Reuters.
Smith said Dlamini-Zuma would have to first move to reconcile with the Francophone bloc which supported rival Ping.
LDA Board of Directors 2014, 10 Jan 2015 [cached]
Pat Smith, President
Patricia V. Smith, BA, President / Click for Publications
News, 10 Jan 2015 [cached]
LDA President Pat Smith will be presenting a talk, Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: A National Overview & The Role of...
On September 18, 2014, Lyme Disease Association President Pat Smith presented a 1.5 hour PowerPoint presentation entitled Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: A National Overview & The...
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