"It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye."
- Antoine DeSaint-Exupery from The Little Prince.
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
Holds a U.S. Patent for an Apparatus and Method for Removing Parasites (Patent No. 6,102,919)
Dr. Licata has fashioned this patent into "Dr. Joe's Tick It Away," which is now commercially available to the public. Further information about this device can be found at www.tickitaway.com. Dr. Licata believes, that with this device and by educating people on the proper method in removing ticks, he will have a positive impact on the devastating effects that Lyme disease and other tick borne illnesses have on our health care system and society.
Man of the Year 2001
La Fraterna Societa S. Antonio Abate di Castrofilippo
Current Hospital and Academic Appointments
Attending Medical Staff, Lenox Hill Hospital Clinical Instructor, Clinical Assistant Attending Physician, Mount Sinai Hospital
Assistant Attending Pediatrician, New York Hospital
American Academy of Pediatrics
New York County Medical Society