December 8, 1999: NY OPMC Lyme Disease Protest
"Investigation and sanctioning of physicians who deviate from conservative Lyme protocols is a bully tactic used to maintain predominance of a belief system that cannot be sustained in the light of current research, clinical experience and patient perspective."
January 19, 2000: CA Steere Lyme Disease Protest
"Steere's "overdiagnosis and overtreatment" school of thought promotes narrow, ethically suspect viewpoints and medical guidelines which, more and more, ignore a growing body of scientific evidence and patient tragedy."
February 21, 2000: NY LymePac Requests Lyme Disease Hearings
"The DOH is taking sides in a scientific dispute, before all the science is in, at the cost of New Yorkers' lives and well-being. It's inexcusable,"
May 3, 2000: March on Washington for Lyme Disease
"Lyme Disease Awareness Month is one way to emphasize the importance for people to educate themselves about these diseases and how to prevent them, and this rally is a crucial step to get that message out."
June 1, 2000: Manhattan Lyme Disease Steere Protest
"Steere's Lyme disease guidelines remain predominant primarily due to political and historical directive and not from rational science, clinical experience and patient perspective. The honoring of this individual who holds academic status over patient welfare cannot be condoned."
November 1, 2000: Philadelphia Lyme Disease Teach Out
"Steere's "overdiagnosis and Overtreatment" school of thought promotes narrow, ethically suspect viewpoints and medical guidelines, which more and more, ignore a growing body of scientific evidence and patient tragedy."
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