Drs. Gangloff-Kaufmann and Goodman will discuss a research project completed in collaboration with colleagues in Dr. Goodman’s lab at the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine. The purpose of the project was to determine tick distribution on school grounds and in parks in urbanized Nassau County, NY and to examine pathogens found in ticks collected on school grounds and in public parks.
Ms. Lampman and Dr. Frye will highlight their highly effective Don’t Get Ticked New York! educational campaign. They will explain the impetus for developing the campaign, along with their goals and what the campaign has achieved.