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July 8, 2020, TBDWG Meeting (on-line)

July 8, 2020

The 14th meeting of the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group was held from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., EDT. For this meeting, the TBDWG reviewed the draft 2020 report to the HHS Secretary and Congress and graphics and images for the report. The 2020 report will address ongoing tick-borne disease research, including research related to causes, prevention, treatment, surveillance, diagnosis, diagnostics, and interventions for individuals with tick-borne diseases; advances made pursuant to such research; federal activities related to tick-borne diseases; and gaps in tick-borne disease research.

Federal Register Notice

Written Public Comment

Agenda

Draft - subject to change.

Time Agenda Item Speaker
9:00 am – 9:03 am Welcome and Roll Call with Introductions Jim Berger, DFO
9:03 am – 9:08 am Recap of Meeting #13
Review of Meeting #14 Agenda and Goals
Leigh Ann Soltysiak, Co-Chair
David Walker, Co-Chair
9:08 am – 9:10 am Overview of the Working Group’s Mission, Vision Statement, Values Jim Berger, DFO
9:10 am – 9:15 am  Vector Borne Strategy Update Ben Beard
9:15 am – 9:45 am Public Comment Leigh Ann Soltysiak, Co-Chair
David Walker, Co-Chair
9:45 am – 10:30 am Chapter 3: Tick Biology, Ecology, and Control - review
- Images/table/graphic vote, if applicable
Kevin Macaluso
Beto Perez de Leon
10:30 am – 11:15 am Chapter 4: Clinical Manifestations, Diagnosis, and Diagnostics - review
- Images/table/graphic vote, if applicable
Sam Donta
Alt. FDA Rep, Todd Myers
11:15 am – 12:00 pm Chapter 5: Causes, Pathogenesis, and Pathophysiology - review
- Images/table/graphic vote, if applicable
Angel Davey
Scott Commins
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Working Lunch at Desk -
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm Chapter 6: Treatment - review
- Images/table/graphic vote, if applicable
Dennis Dixon
Sam Donta
1:45 pm – 2:30 pm Chapter 7: Clinician and Public Education, Patient Access to Care - review
- Images/table/graphic vote, if applicable
Alt. CMS Rep, Scott Cooper
Pat Smith
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Chapter 8: Epidemiology and Surveillance - review
- Images/table/graphic vote, if applicable
Ben Beard
Gene Shapiro
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm Chapter 9: Looking Forward - review
- Images/table/graphic vote, if applicable
Working Group
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Chapter 1: Background — review
- Images vote, if applicable
Working Group
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Chapter 2: Methods – review Working Group
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm  Table of Contents and Title Page – review
- Images vote, if applicable
Working Group
5:30 pm – 5:35 pm Public Comment Subcommittee Update Scott Commins, Co-Chair
Angel Davey, Co-Chair
Leigh Ann Soltysiak, Co-Chair
5:35 pm – 5:45 pm Review of Meeting #14 and Next Steps Leigh Ann Soltysiak, Co-Chair
David Walker, Co-Chair
5:45 pm Adjournment -