Dr. Meryl Littman, Professor Emerita of Medicine, trained at the University of Pennsylvania and stayed on as a Clinician-Educator for almost 40 years. Her interests include tickborne diseases, leptospirosis, protein-losing diseases, and genetic kidney diseases. She chaired the 2006 ACVIM Lyme Consensus Statement and the 2018 Update. She served on the IRIS Canine Glomerulonephritis Study Group and the PA Board of Health Task Force for Lyme Disease and Related Tick-Borne Diseases. She is also interested in genetic diseases of Soft-coated Wheaten Terriers (PLN, PLE, IBD, Addison, renal dysplasia) and helped identify variant alleles causing their podocytopathy, making available a DNA test.