International Lyme And Associated Diseases Society
Leaders in Lyme Disease Education and Training
Robert C. Bransfield, MD
Friday, October 10th, 2014
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM: Breakout D - The Brain and Behavior in Tick Borne Diseases - Moderator: Sheila Statlender, PhD
Encephalopathy in Tick-Borne Diseases: Case Presentations and Panel Discussion
Speaker Bio: Dr. Bransfield is a graduate of Rutgers College and the George Washington University School of Medicine. He completed the psychiatric component of his residency training at Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital and the neurology component at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Immediate Past President of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Educational Foundation and Past President of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society and the New Jersey Psychiatric Association. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry, is certified in Clinical Psychopharmacology by the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology and is Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Bransfield's primary activity is an office based private practice of psychiatry. In addition, Dr. Bransfield is the Associate Director of Psychiatry and Chairman of Psychiatric Quality Assurance at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, NJ and he is the founder and administrator of the Microbes and Mental Illness Listserve. He has authored a number of articles on topics related to tick-borne disease, psychiatry and healthcare policy issues. He has held a number of administrative positions for various organizations involved with a number of health, mental health and community related activities.