"Back to Work" (at the WPI). Dr. Jamie Deckoff-Jones is an ME/CFS patient and Director of Clinical Services for the Reno-based Whittemore-Peterson Institute’s Clinic side (set to open as early as May). She is now working to shape the staff and services so as to provide “a systematic approach” to managing patients with neuro-immune illness. In her Jan 27 X Rx blog post – “Back to Work” – she describes the issues, ideals, and sometimes hard realities involved. Read it HERE.
Later, on Feb 7, ME/CFS research tracker Cort Johnson posted an in-depth interview with Dr. Deckoff-Jones on his PhoenixRising ME/CFS website. He begins:
“The XMRV finding has put the spotlight for the past year on the research side of the WPI (or the Center for Neuro-immune Disease) but that's just half of the equation. When the Clinical side of the Center opens sometime in May it will bring an entire new entity to the ME/CFS Community… an integrated clinic/research facility. It will be more than just a much (much) bigger clinic…”
Read the Full Interview HERE.