Health and Human Services Committee Senator Michele Brooks, Chair

Public hearing on the Tick Crisis/Lyme Disease in PA

Senate Health & Human Services Committee

Tuesday, September 20 | 11 a.m.

East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A


Public hearing on the Tick Crisis/Lyme Disease in PA


11:00             Opening Remarks

                        Senator Michele Brooks, Majority Chair

                        Senator Art Haywood, Minority Chair                       

11:05             Panel

                        Dr. Denise Johnson – Testimony
                        Physician General and Acting Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Health

                        Nicole Chinnici – Testimony
                        Director, Tick Research Lab of Pennsylvania at East Stroudsburg University

                        Dr. Henry Lindner – Testimony
                        Private practicing physician in Tunkhannock, PA

                        Dr. John Goldman
                        Infectious Disease physician, UPMC

                        Eric A. Huck
                        President, PA Lyme Resource Network

11:45             Questions and Panel Discussion

12:30             Recess to the Call of the Chair

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