The general public is invited to a free Health and Wellness Seminar to be held May 29th at 7pm at the Adams Library. Dr. David Sidebottom, Director of Infectious Diseases at Lowell General Hospital will be presenting the latest research on Lyme Disease prevention and treatment. The Chelmsford Women of Today is co-sponsoring this event with Lowell General Hospital, Chelmsford Board of Health and the Chelmsford Public Library.
Dr. Sidebottom is currently the Director of Infectious Disease at Lowell General Hospital. He graduated Magna cum Laude from Duke University in Durham, NC, and received his M.D. at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester. He was a Clinical and Research Fellow in Pediatric and Adult Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology at Children’s Hospital in Boston. He was an Instructor in Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and an Instructor in Pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and has numerous research publications to his credit. Dr. Sidebottom is the recipient of several awards for Infectious Diseases research from the National Institutes of Health and his professional affiliations include:
Fellow, Infectious Diseases Society of America
Member, Massachusetts Infectious Diseases Society
Member, American Society for Microbiology
Member, Massachusetts Medical Society
Past President, Middlesex North Medical Society
Photo: (Top-L) Adult Female deer tick, adult female dog tick.
(Bottom-L) Adult female, adult male, and nymph lone star ticks.
Photo by: James Occi, MA, MS