Tick Boot Camp

Episode 192: Lyme's Neuropsychologist - an interview with Dr. Leo J. Shea III

Dr. Shea discusses cognitive, emotional and behavioral impacts of chronic Lyme

1 year ago

Dr. Leo Shea is a neuropsychologist, Lyme disease pioneer and polymath with offices in Boston and New York. Dr. Shea began his professional career as a successful international business consultant where he developed a passion for identifying and developing human resources. Provoked by his passion, he returned to academia to earn dual PhDs in psychology. In 1995, while serving as the Assistant Director of the NYU Brain Injury Day Treatment Center, he began to treat patients with Lyme disease who were exhibiting classic brain injury symptoms. Today, Dr. Shea is the President of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Educational Foundation (ILADEF), the Immediate Past President of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS), staff psychologist and Clinical Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Rusk Institute, NYU Langone Medical Center, and Principal of Neuropsychological Evaluation and Treatment Services (NETS). If you would like to learn more about how a Lyme disease pioneer is constructing customized psychological care for patients with neurological disorders, traumatic brain injuries, Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses, then tune in now!

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