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IndyWeek Article Featuring Dr. Scott Commins and TBC United Cofounder Beth Carrison

A mysterious allergy, the UNC researcher who helped figure it out, and the cloned pigs that could be the answer. This IndyWeek article from November 2019 covers the story. It includes the important research of the University of North Carolina’s Dr. Scott Commins, plus the work of Revivicor to produce an Alpha-gal safe pork product. Includes comments from Tick-borne Conditions United Cofounder Beth Carrison, INHC.

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Jennifer Platt, DrPH

Jennifer Platt, DrPH

Cofounder, TBC United, CEO and Founder, TickWarriors

Dr. Jennifer Platt has decades of experience in public health and environmental program development. She has led the creation of nationally recognized, award-winning education programs and has spoken extensively to audiences of all sizes.

While working on her doctorate in public health from the University of North Carolina in 2011, Dr. Platt contracted Ehrlichiosis. She was later confirmed to also have Lyme Disease and Babesia.

Dr. Platt’s personal experience with tick-borne illness led her to create TickWarriors in 2016, which provides eco-friendly tick protection for people, pets, and property. The pervasive need for education and awareness led Dr. Platt to co-found Tick-borne Conditions United in 2018 with Beth Carrison.

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