Southern Tier LYME Support, Inc.

A 501(c)(3) not for profit organization - We are a 100% volunteer administered charity, and all proceeds will be used for education, awareness and prevention of lyme and tick-borne diseases

​Kenneth A. Bock, M.D., FAAFP, FAAFP, CNS, received his MD with Honor from the University of Rochester School of Medicine in 1979, and is the founder of Bock Integrative medicine in Red Hook, NY.  He has been a pioneer and leader in the field of Integrative Medicine and has been treating Lyme disease and related infections for over three decades. Dr. Bock is a popular national and international speaker at major medical conferences and has appeared on numerous radio and television shows.  He is on the faculty for the Institute of Functional medicine (IFM) and is the co-author of The Road to Immunity and Natural Relief for Your Child’s Asthma. His latest book, Healing the New Childhood Epidemics: Autism, ADHD, Asthma, and Allergies, has received international acclaim.

Dr. Kenneth Bock

Amanda Roome

2017 Lyme Conference Location:

Binghamton University​'s Innovative Technologies Complex


Hosted by Southern Tier Lyme Support, Inc, & Binghamton University 

8:00 am                Doors Open: Lyme Literate Vendors

8:55 am                Introduction by Southern Tier Lyme Support, Inc.

9:00 am               Binghamton University’s Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases Research Department Dr. Ralph Garruto,                              PhD, Professor of Biomedical Anthropology

                             Ms. Amanda Roome, Doctoral Student, Dept. of Anthropology

10:00 am              Robert Giguere
                             Director of Sales, IGeneX, Inc.


11:30 am               Lunch Break


12:30 pm              Dr. Kenneth Bock, MD, Author of Healing the New Childhood Epidemics: Autism, ADHD,                                        Asthma, and Allergies. Bock Integrative Medicine. Presenting- Brain Inflammation: The Role of                               the Dysregulated Immune System in PANS/PANDAS, Lyme Disease, and ASD.


2:30 pm                 Dr. Richard Horowitz, MD, Author of Why Can’t I Get better? Solving the Mystery of Lyme and                               Chronic Disease and his latest publication How Can I get Better? An Action Plan for Treating                                  Resistant Lyme and Chronic Disease. Hudson valley Healing Arts Center. Presenting- How                                    Can I Get Better? An Action Plan for Treating Resistant Lyme and Chronic Disease.


4:30 pm                  End of presentations/ Doors close at 7:00 pm to allow time to visit vendors

​​Bob Giguere has spent the majority of his career dealing with clinical laboratory medicine in the esoteric fields of genetics, endocrinology, and immunology. He did his undergraduate study at Providence College and then got his molecular biology training at MIT.  Since starting his laboratory career in the early 1980’s at Nichols Institute in California, he has been a director or higher level at a number of nationally recognized esoteric clinical laboratories. These include the molecular laboratory Collaborative Research Inc.and Repomedix,Inc, in greater Boston. He was COO & Senior Vice President at Boston BioMedica Clinical Laboratory during the 1990’s and for the past 10 years Director of Sales at IGeneX,Inc. 

Mr. Bob Giguere


Dr. Horowitz will be signing copies of his brand new book "How Can I Get Better". 

Books available for $18.99

Proceeds from the sale of the first 150 books will go to Southern Tier Lyme Support , Inc. 

Dr. Ralph Garruto

Dr. Richard Horowitz is a founding member of ILADS and board certified internist in private practice in Hyde Park, N.Y. He is medical director of the Hudson Valley Healing Arts Center, an integrative medical center which combines classical and complementary approaches in the treatment of Lyme and tick-borne disorders. He has treated over 12,000 Chronic Lyme disease patients in the last 28 years, and his NY Times best-selling book “Why Can’t I Get Better? Solving the Mystery of Lyme and Chronic Disease” and his latest publication “How Can I Get Better? An Action Plan for Treating Resistant Lyme and Chronic Disease” explains his full classical and integrative approach to helping those with tick borne diseases and resistant chronic illness.

Amanda Roome is a biomedical anthropology PhD student with interests in human population health. She has done fieldwork in Vanuata and in upstate New York.  Ms. Roome is currently working on human and ecological aspects of Lyme disease for her doctoral work.

Our Guest Speakers:

Binghamton University Speakers:

2017 Lyme Conference Schedule of Events for April 29, 2017

Dr. Richard Horowitz

Dr. Ralph Garruto is Research Professor of Biomedical Anthropology and a member of the National Academics of Sciences. He has worked on infectious and chronic diseases in human populations during his tenure at NIH and while at Binghamton University.  Dr. Garruto has over 400 publications and is working on ecological, spatial and human dynamics Ed for Lyme disease in places where people live, eat, and recreate in what is referred to as “Built the Environments.”