Our Role & Impact

Position Statements

NatCapLyme focuses our efforts on helping people with tick-borne diseases through awareness, education, support, advocacy, and research. After careful deliberation, we issue formal position or policy statements on issues that are of critical importance to our community and our association’s mission. We invite you to read through our past position statements:


NatCapLyme Presentation at IOM Workshop: The Patient Perspective

Gregg P. Skall, J.D. Counsel, National Capital Lyme and Tick-borne Disease Association Member, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLL, attended the Workshop on the Critical Needs and Gaps in Understanding Prevention, Amelioration, and Resolution of Lyme and Other Tick-borne Diseases: The Short-Term and Long-Term Outcomes and gave the following presentation:

Addressing the Gaps in Scientific Research on Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases – A Patient Perspective.

Click here to view the footage of the event.  Mr. Skall’s presentation begins at approximately 28.30 in the footage. (The lastest version of Flash is required to view.)

To view the full IOM paper The Human Dimension of Lyme Disease, click here.


To view the final IOM commissioned NatCapLyme submission, Click Here: The Human Dimension of Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases: The Patient Perspective

To view the NatCapLyme Closing Panel final submission wrap-up, Click Here: NatCapLyme Closing Panel Final Submission Wrap-Up

The Patient Perspective


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