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www.ProHealth.com • November 27, 2006


What does all the recent CFS and FM research mean – practically - for doctors and patients? On May 4-5, 2007, many top U.S. CFS and FM researchers will convene in Salt Lake City, Utah, to describe their Advances in Understanding and Treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Syndrome.

This “continuing education conference for medical and mental healthcare providers” will also include patient sessions, yet to be detailed. The conference’s co-sponsors are the nonprofit Organization for Fatigue & Fibromyalgia Education & Research (OFFER) and the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System.

As detailed below, highlights on Day 1 will be a “unifying theory” for each condition – presented for CFS by Charles Lapp, MD, and for FM by Andrew Holman, MD. These will reflect and complement presentations on the latest research and information about genetic polymorphisms and genomics, the stress response system, infection and immune factors, chronic sleep disturbances, the autonomic nervous system, the evolution of acute to chronic pain, and pediatric CFS. Presentations on treatment and disability/patient advocacy will follow on Day 2.

Seating will be limited. For a handout to offer your healthcare providers, for further information, or to register, go to http://www.offerutah.org/Conference.html Phone: 801-328-8080 Fax: 801-359-7401

The presentations and presenters will include:

DAY 1  
PRESENTATION PRESENTER
Research Avenues  
Introduction of the CFS/FM Risk Factor Mode Lucinda Bateman, MD
Board Member, International Association for CFS (IACFS) & CFIDS Association of America; Director Fatigue Consultation Clinic, Salt Lake City
Insights from the CDC CFS Research Program Suzanne Vernon, PhD
Head of the CDC’s CFS Molecular Epidemiology Research Program
FMS/CFS and Genetic Factors Lisa Cannon-Albright, PhD
Director, Genetic Research & Genetic Epidemiology, University of Utah
Stress Physiology/HPA Axis: The Stress Response System N. Lee Smith, MD
Director, Stress Medicine, University of Utah
Infection/Immune Factors Nancy G. Klimas, MD
IACFS Chair; Principal Investigator, NIH Center for Studies of CFS Pathophysiology, University of Miami; Founding editor Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Sleep Disturbances Robert Farney, MD
Medical Director, Intermountain Sleep Disorder Center, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City
The Autonomic Nervous System Kathy Light, PhD
Researcher at University of Utah, Salt Lake City, winner of NIH grant to study pain and fatigue perception patterns in CFS, family risk patterns and possible genetic predisposition.
Transition of Acute Pain to Chronic Pain TBD
Pediatrics/Adolescents (Pediatric Case Definition) Leonard A. Jason, PhD
IACFS Board Member; Professor and Director, Center for Community Research, DePaul University, Chicago
Panel Q&A Lee Meisel, MD, JD, MPH
IACFS Board Member; VP & Director HHV-6 Foundation; biotech-specialized venture capitalist
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Unifying Theory Charles W. Lapp, MD
IACFS Board Member; Director of the Hunter-Hopkins Center for treatment of CFS & FM in Charlotte, NC; Associate Professor, Duke University
Fibromyalgia: A Unifying Theory Andrew Holman, MD
Rheumatologist, U. of Washington, Valley Medical; researcher in dopamine agonists for FMS treatment
 
DAY 2  
PRESENTATION PRESENTER
CFS Treatment  
CFS Treatment Pearls Lucinda Bateman, MD
CFS Medical Treatment: A Longitudinal Perspective David S. Bell, MD
IACFS Board Member; eminent CFS & FM specialist and author, practicing in Lyndonville, NY
CFS Psych/Mental Health Treatment: Through States of Illness Stuart Drescher, PhD
Psychologist specialized in therapy for patients with CFS and other chronic conditions, Salt Lake City
CFS Allied/Physical Treatment TBD
 
Fibromyalgia Treatment  
FM Treatment Pearls N. Lee Smith, MD
FM Medical Treatment: Managing the Chronic Pain Patient Mark Pellegrino, MD
Specialist in FMS, Physical Medicine, and Rehabilitation, Ohio Rehab Center; author
FM Psych/Mental Health Treatment: Relationship Systems – Impact on Support Providers Thomas G. Harrison, LCSW
Therapist specialized in treating patients with chronic pain and illness and their families, Salt Lake City
FM Allied/Physical Treatment TBD
 
Disability Issues  
Professional Advocacy by Objective Documentation and Active Intervention on Behalf of the CFS and the FMS Patient Jason Newfield
Disability attorney, Garden City NY; Board Member CFIDS Association of America

Accreditation: This program is being submitted for accreditation to the VHA Employee Education System, an accredited provider of continuing education.



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