Lyme Disease Study Committee

Members

  • Chris Kaldy, Chairperson
  • Barbara Thompson Gips
  • John Newell
  • Frank Perry
  • Nancy Scheimer

Advisors / Liaisons

  • Dr. Lester Hartman, pediatrician Westwood Mansfield Pediatrics
  • Osler Peterson, Selectman
  • Marcia Aigler, Board of Health
  • Barry Mandell, Wildlife Control Agent

Committee Information

The Lyme Disease Study Committee was formed in 2010 by the Board of Selectmen. The overall mission of the committee is to educate residents on Lyme disease and the importance of deer population management for the town's public health, safety and ecology. 

Purpose

The committee's purpose includes informing residents about personal and property protection, and implementing strategies to reduce incidences of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases in Medfield.