Recruiting for Head of CDC’s CFS Research Program Extended to Sep 17

IACFS-ME President Dr. Fred Friedberg issued the following announcement on Sep 9:

Extended Deadline for job applications: Fri. Sept. 17th, 2010

The Centers for Disease Control has issued a job announcement for Chief, Chronic Viral Diseases Branch, which includes primary responsibility for the direction and substance of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome research program. This program contains the largest single budget (US) for CFS research ($5 million/yr).

The Chief serves as principal investigator of epidemiology studies, and personally develops laboratory research programs designed to improve diagnosis and management of human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cancers, CFS, and other related unexplained or chronic illnesses. (HPV expertise is desirable but not essential.)

This is a critically important position that can influence science, practice, and health policy related to CFS. We need highly qualified individuals to apply for this position. Please note the deadline is Fri; Sept. 17th.

For the complete announcement, click on:,-dte

Thank you.


Fred Friedberg, PhD

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