28553. Moderator
Session: Symposia: Why is There No Vaccine for Lyme Disease?
Thursday, October 29, 2009: 12:00 AM
Room: 201-ABC
Gary P. Wormser, MD, FIDSA, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY and  G. Wormser,
immunetics inc Role(s): Research Relationship, Research Relationship, Received: Research Grant.
biorad Role(s): Research Relationship, Research Relationship, Received: Research Grant.
diasorin Role(s): Research Relationship, Research Relationship, Received: Research Grant.
merck Role(s): Other, received educational grant to support speakers for id grand rounds, Other, received educational grant to support speakers for id grand rounds, Received: Educational Grant.
abbott Role(s): Shareholder (excluding diversified mutual funds), Shareholder (excluding diversified mutual funds), Received: Other Financial Benefit.
expert witness lyme disease case Role(s): Other, Other, Received: Other Financial Benefit.

CURRICULUM VITAE - February 2, 2009
GARY P. WORMSER, M.D.
OFFICE:
New York Medical College
Munger Pavilion, Room 245
Valhalla, N.Y. 10595
Phone:
(914) 493-8865
Fax:
(914) 594-4673
Email: gary_wormser@nymc.edu
CURRENT POSITIONS AND TITLES:
Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, December 1997-
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology with tenure, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, December, 1988-
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, New York Medical
College, Valhalla, New York, March 198l-
Attending Physician, Westchester County Medical
Center, Valhalla, New York, May 1985-
Chief, Section of Infectious Diseases, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York, April 1981-
Director, Lyme Disease Center, New York Medical College, February 1994-
Director and Founder, Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center,
Westchester County Medical Center, 1989-
Director and Founder, Infectious Diseases Fellowship
Program, New York Medical College, 1981-
EDUCATION:
1965 - High School - The Mercersburg Academy
Mercersburg,
Pa.
1968 - B.A., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.
1972 - M.D., Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, MD.
HONORS AND AWARDS:
2007 Best Poster Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology: PO315 “Bacterial Contamination of Ophthalmic Solutions Used in an Extended Care Facility” presented at the 2007 Annual Scientific Meeting
2007 APHA (American Public Health Association) Epidemiology Section Wade Hampton Frost Lectureship award (11/5/07)
2007 IDSA (Infectious Diseases Society of America) Society Citation for dedication and exemplary service to IDSA (10/07)
Election to the State and Regional Society Board of IDSA (7/07)
Lifetime Achievement Award Mercersburg Academy 2005
Nominated for the Albany prize (2004)

Councillor Infectious Diseases Society of New York, 4/03, re-elected 4/05
Donald Zucker Visiting Professor, New York Presbyterian
Hospital 4/17-18/2002
1999 Dean's Distinguished Research Award, New York
Medical College
The Best Doctors in America 2007-2008 Database, Best Doctors, Aiken, South Carolina
The Best Doctors in America 2006-2007 Database, Best Doctors, Aiken, South Carolina
The Best Doctors in America 2005-2006 Database, Best Doctors, Aiken, South Carolina
The Best Doctors in America 4th Edition, Edited by Steven W.
Naifeh, Woodward/White,Inc.
Guide to America’s Top Physicians_2007 Edition
Castle Connolly Guide: America’s Top Doctors
2000,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008
Castle Connolly Guide: the Best Doctors - New York
Metropolitan Area,1994-2008
The Best Doctors in America: Northeast Region 1996-1997,
edited by Steven W.Naifeh,Wood1ard/White, Inc.
Excellence in Teaching Award; Presented by the Medicine
House Staff 2000
Excellence in Teaching Award; Presented by the Class of
1993, New York Medical College, June 1993
Excellence in Teaching Award; Presented by the Class of
1985, New York Medical College, June 1985
Election to AOA
Commissioner Achievement Award, Westchester County
Department of Corrections, December 1983
Phi Beta Kappa
Magna Cum Laude (University of Pennsylvania)
Exemption from College Freshman year
Valedictorian - The Mercersburg Academy
INTERNSHIP
AND RESIDENCY:
1972 - 1975 Internal Medicine The Mount Sinai Hospital, New
York, N.Y.
FELLOWSHIP:
1975 - 1977 Infectious Diseases The Mount Sinai Hospital,
New
York, N.Y.
LICENSURE:
New York State, 1977 - #130552<