CFSAC Meeting

The next Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee meeting will take place this week via a webinar.
http://www.hhs.gov/…/mee…/agendas/cfsac20160517-agenda.html….

A CFSAC Meeting will take place May 17-18, 2016. Each day will have a full agenda from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
HHS.GOV

Trustee Kenneth Friedman, PHD participated in ME/CFS Awareness Day Panel

ImmuneDysfunction.org celebrated ME/CFS Awareness Day in the U.S. (May 12th, 2016) by holding a live television panel discussion concerning ME/CFS and Lyme disease on CCTV in Burlington, VT. I was honored to be included in the panel which consisted of physicians, an ME/CFS research and a VT State Senator; all of whom informed the audience of their perspectives on these illnesses. For a look at the discussion, see

https://www.facebook.com/New-Jersey-Chronic-Fatigue-Syndrome-Association-Inc-NJCFSA-141665745869451

Facebook Posts

Be sure to check out the NJME/CFSA Facebook page regularly for recent posts.

https://www.facebook.com/New-Jersey-Chronic-Fatigue-Syndrome-Association-Inc-NJCFSA-141665745869451/

Governor Christie Declares May 2016 ME/CFS Awareness Month

Proclamation 2016

High School Scholarship Application

2016 HS Scholarship Application

Medical Scholarship – See Scholarships tab at top of this page

2016 Medical Scholarship Flyer

Letter to Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Here is the second letter sent to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

AHRQ Request Announcement Feb 3 2016

Letter to AHRQ

Advocates Group

We are part of this coalition that is actively working to bring about good changes at the NIH and other HHS departments for the benefit of those with ME/CFS.

Click here to read Announcement Dec 22 2015

 

 

A Gift of Love and Support

NJMECFSA Gift Card 2015-12

Memberships can be purchased online at this site or Membership form for mailing

Research Published

NJME/CFSA Trustee Emeritus and independent researcher, Rosemary Underhill, has a new paper published online, December 2105 at this link. doi.org/10.1016/j.mehy.2015.10.011

There is an abstract as well as the full article, “Myalgic encephalomyelitis, chronic fatigue syndrome: An infectious disease”

Congratualtions to Dr. Rosemary Underhill!