Faculty - Oral Presentations

 
Barbara Arnold, Esq.
 
David Baewer, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Director, Coppe Healthcare Solutions, Waukesha, WI
 
Nicole Baldwin
Student, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
 
Isabel Barao-Silvestre, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Reno, NV
Scientific Director, Simmaron Research
 
Lucinda Bateman, M.D.
Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Departments of Anesthesiology, Family & Preventive Medicine, and Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Director, Fatigue Consultation Clinic, Salt Lake City, UT
 
Nicoletta Carlo-Stella, M.D., Ph.D.
Pavia, Italy
 
Jesus Castro, Ph.D.
CFS/ME Research Laboratory, Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
 
Lori Chao-Kroger, R.N.
President & CEO, Pandora Org
 
John K. Chia, M.D.
President, EV Medical Research, Torrance, CA
 
Lily Chu, M.D.
Independent Researcher
 
Susan Cockshell
Ph.D. Candidate, School of Psychology, University of Adelaide, Australia
 
Salima Darakjy, MPH
Ph.D. Candidate,Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, New York, NY
 
Todd Davenport, PT, DPT, OCS
Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Thomas J. Long School, Pharmacy & Health Sciences, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California
 
Mary Ann Fletcher, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Microbiology/Immunology and Psychology
 
Fred Friedberg, Ph.D.
President, IACFS/ME
Research Associate Professor, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
 
Kenneth Friedman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology
(retired)
Adjunct Instructor, Castleton State College
Research Associate, Green Mountain College
 
Ludovic Giloteaux, Ph.D.
Post Doctorate Associate, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
 
Gunnar Gottschalk, B.S.
Simmaron Research, Incline Village, NV
 
Sharni L. Hardcastle, BBioMedSc (Hons)
Research Assistant and Practical Demonstrator
Ph.D. Candidate, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia
 
Jeanna M. Harvey
Medical Student, Department of Medicine,University of Miami
Research Associate, Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Miami, FL
M.D. Candidate
 
Teliah K. Huth, BBioMedSc(Hons)
Doctor of Philosophy Candidate, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia
 
Leonard Jason, Ph.D.
Professor, Director ofthe Center for Community Research, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
 
Samantha Johnston
Ph.D. Candidate, National Centre for Neuroimmunology and Emerging Diseases, Griffith University, Parklands, Australia
 
Betsy A. Keller, Ph.D., FACSM
Professor, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
 
Nancy Klimas, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Director, NSU COM Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine
Director, Miami VAMC Gulf War Illness and ME/CFS Research Program
 
Sarah Knight, Ph.D.
Clinical Neuropsychologist, Clinical Science, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Research Fellow, Melbourne School of Psychological Science
Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne
 
Konstance Knox, MSM, Ph.D.
Founder and CEO, Coppe Healthcare Solutions, Waukesha, WI
 
Anthony L. Komaroff, M.D.
Simcox-Clifford-Higby Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Senior Physician, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Harvard Health Publications Division, Harvard Medical School
 
Steven Krafchick, MPH, J.D.
Krafchick Law Firm, Seattle, WA
 
Eliana Mattos Lacerda, M.D., MSc, Ph.D.
Clinical Research Fellow, Faculty of Infectious & Tropical Diseases Clinical Research, Department – London School of Hygiend & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
 
Charles W. Lapp, M.D.
Associate Consulting Professor, Duke University Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
Medical Director, Hunter-Hopkins Center, Charlotte, NC
 
Susan Levine, M.D.
Visiting Fellow,Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
 
W. Ian Lipkin, M.D.
John Snow Professor of Epidemiology and Director, Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Heath, Professor of Pathology and Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
 
Lionel Lubitz, M.B.Ch.B., MRCP, FRACP
Associate Professor, University of Melbourne, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
 
Dennis Mangan, Ph.D.
Director, Chalk Talk Science Educational Services, Santa Rosa, CA
 
Dana March, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, New York, NY
 
Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik, BSc(Hons), Ph.D.
Professor of Immunology, Director, National Centre for Neuroimmunology & Emerging Diseases, Griffith University, Australia
 
Jose Montoya, M.D., FACP, FIDSA
Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
 
Faith R. Newton, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Education, Delaware State University
Coordinator of Middle-Level Education, CFS/ME Initiative, Wilmington, DE
 
Takakazu Oka, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
 
Margaret Parlor
President, National ME/FM Action Network, Nepean, Ontario, Canada
 
David Patrick. M.D., MHSc
Professor and Director, UBC School of Population and Public Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada
 
Daniel Peterson, M.D.
Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia
Owner, Sierra Internal Medicine, Incline Village, NV
 
Irma Pinxsterhuis, OTR, MSc
PhD student, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
 
Troy D. Querec, Ph.D.
Associate Service Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
 
Mangalathu S. Rajeevan, Ph.D.
Research Microbiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
 
Santa Rasa, MSc
Research Assistant and Ph.D. Student, August Kirchernstein Institute of Microbiology and Virology, Riga Stradins University, Tukuma nov. Latvia
 
Noel R. Rose, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, John Hopkins University, John Hopkins Center for Autoimmune Disease Research, Baltimore, MD
 
Katherine S. Rowe, MB.BS, M.D., FRACP
Pediatrician, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
 
Peter C. Rowe, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Balitmore, MD
 
Christopher R. Snell, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Sport Sciences, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
 
Staci R. Stevens, M.A.
Vice President, IACFS/ME
Founder, WorkWell Foundation
 
Elin B. Strand, Ph.D.
Psychologist and Researcher, Olso University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
 
Madison Sunnquist, B.S.
DePaul University
 
Seiki Tajima, M.D.
Chief Physician, Hyogo Children’s Sleep and Development Medical Research Center, Hyogo, Japan
 
Tina Tidmore
Contracted Communication Consultant, Pandora.org, Pinson, AL
 
Elizabeth R. Unger, M.D., Ph.D
Chief, Chronic Viral Disease Branch, Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
 
Rosamund Vallings, MNZM, MB.BS
Secretary, IACFS/ME
Medical Pracitioner, Howick Health and Medical Clinic, Auckland, New Zealand
 
J. Mark VanNess, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Sport Sciences, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
Adjunct Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of the Pacific
Adjunct Instructor, Department of Biology, University of the Pacific
 
Abraham Verghese, M.D.
Linda R. Meier and Joan F. Lane Provostial Professor, Sr. Associate Chair for Theory and Practice of Medicine, Stanford Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
 
Ruud Vermeulen, Ph.D.
Head of Research, CVS Centrum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
 
Tian-Fang Wang, M.D.
Chinese Medicine, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
 
Yasuyoshi Watanabe, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies Professor, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
 
Paula Waziry, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neuro Immune Medicine, COM, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL
 
Jarred Younger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
 
Marcie Zinn, Ph.D.
Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Infectious Diseases, Society for Neuroscience and Psychology in the Performing Arts, Stanford, CA
 
Mark Zinn, M.M., P.C.
Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Infectious Diseases, Stanford, CA
 
 
Faculty - Poster Presentations
 

David Baewer, M.D., Ph.D., MT (ASCP)
Medical Director, Coppe Healthcare Solutions
 
Elizabeth Balbin
Ph.D. Candidate, NSU Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine, University of Miami, Department of Behavioral Medicine, Miami Veterans Hospital, Miami, Fl
 
S. Jade Barclay
Master of Counselling & Applied Psychotherapy, Jansen Newman Institute, Sydney
 
Zachary Barnes
Laboratory Coordinator, Department of Medicine, University of Miami, Research Associate, Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Miami, FL
 
Alison Bested, M.D., FRCPC
Clinical Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
 
Kathleen Bonner, MPH
ORISE Fellow in Health Education, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
 
Gordon Broderick, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department University of Alberta, of Medicine, Voluntary Associate Professor, University of Miami, FL
 
Marcelle Virginia Canto Porcella, M.D.
Nova Southeastern University, Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine, Miami, FL
 
Jesus Castro, Ph.D.
CFS/ME Research Laboratory, Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
 
Paul R. Cheney, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, The Cheney Clinic
 
John K. Chia, M.D.
President, EV Med Research
 
Lily Chu, M.D., MS
Independent Researcher
 
Norma Coffin Cabrera, Ph.D.
National University Autonomous of Mexico, Tlalnepantla, Mexico
 
Fanny Collado, RN
Research Nurse Coordinator, Health Science Specialist, Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Miami, FL
 
Roasanne Coutts, BHMSc(Hons)(SCU), PhD(SCU)
Lecturer, Southern Cross University, Australia
 
Travis Craddock, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Clinical System Biology Group, Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine, COM, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Computer Science, Center for Psychological Studies, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL
 
Ali Crichton, D Psych
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Melbourne, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
Clinical Neuropsychologist, Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Services
 
Ernesto Martinez Duarte
Research Associate, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL
 
Gilbert Eugene
Research Assistant, Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine, COM, Nova Southeastern University
 
Mary A. Fletcher, Ph.D
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Professor of Medicine, Microbiology/Immunology and Psychology
 
Fred Friedberg, Ph.D.
President, IACFS/ME
Research Associate Professor, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
 
Annike Fryxell Westerberg
Registered Occupational Therapist, Karolinksa Institute, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Danderyds Hospital AB, Stockholm, Sweden
 
Erin Garner
Senior Occupational Therapist, The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne
 
Mariela Guerrero Canto, M.D.
Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL
 
Ashok Gupta, MA(CANTAB), MSc
Director, Gupta Amygdala Retraining, London, UK
 
Daniel L. Hall, M.S.
Ph.D. Candidate, Clincial Health Psychology Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, FL
 
Geoffrey Hallmann, B.Bus.(Hons)(UNE-NR), LLB (Hons)(Newcastle), DipLegPrac (Newcastle), DipFinPlan (Deakin)
PhD Candidate, Southern Cross University
School of Exercise Science & Sport Management
 
Maureen Hanson, Ph.D.
Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
 
Yvonne Hartman, B.Nurs, (Hons), Ph.D.
Lecturer, Southern Cross University, Australia
 
Jeanna M. Harvey
Medical Student, Department of Medicine,University of Miami, Research Associate, Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Miami, FL
 
Mady Horning, M.D.
Director of Translational Research, Center for Infection and Immunity and Associate Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY
 
Gail Ironson, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Miami Department of Psychology and Psychiatry, Miami, FL
 
Leonard Jason, Ph.D.
Professor, Director ofthe Center for Community Research DePaul University, Chicago, IL
 
Youngshuk Jo
Student Research Associate, Department of Medicine, University of Miami, FL
 
Jon Kaiser, M.D.
Clinical Faculty, UCSF Medical School, Medical Director, K-Pax Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
 
Yosky Kataoka, M.D., Ph.D.
Team Leader, RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies, Cellular Function Imaging Team, Kobe, Japan
 
Lawrence A. Klapow, Ph.D.
Researcher and Consultant on Parasites and Chronic Disease, Owner, Klapow BioScience
 
Sarah Knight, Ph.D.
Clinical Neuropsychologist, Clinical Science, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Research Fellow Melbourne School of Psychological Science, Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne
 
Konstance Knox, MSM, Ph.D.
Founder and CEO, Coppe Healthcare Solutions, Waukesha, WI
 
Hirohiko Kuratsune, MD, D.Med.Sci.
Professor, Faculty of Health Science for Welfare
Kansai University of Welfare Sciences
Japan
 
Eliana Mattos Lacerda, M.D., MSc, Ph.D.
Clinical Research Fellow, Faculty of Infectious & Tropical Diseases Clinical Research, Department – London School of Hygiend & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
 
Lynn Anne Lafferty, PharmD, N.D., CNC
Endowed Professor, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL
 
Susan Levine, M.D.
Visiting Fellow,Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
 
Ning Li, Chinese Medicine
Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, China
 
Jin-Mann S. Lin, Ph.D.
Health Statistician, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
 
Indre Bileviciute-Ljungar
Associate Professor, ME/CFS Rehabilitation, Karolinska Institutet, Danderys Hospital
 
Vincent Lombardi, Ph.D., Biochemisty and Molecular Biology
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nevada, School of Medicine, Director of Research, Whittemore Peterson Institute, Reno, NV
 
Per Magnus
Director, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Heatlh
Adjunct Professor, Medical Faculty, University of Oslo, Norway
 
David Maughan, Ph.D.
Professor, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, University of Vermont School of Medicine, Burlington, VT
 
Rachel McKean
Student Research Assistant, Department of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL
 
Marvin Medow, Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, New York Medical College, New York, NY
 
Kathryn Melamed, M.D.
Internal Medicine, Resident, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Brookline, MA
 
Ruth Miller, Ph.D.
Post-doctoral Research Fellow, School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
 
Kei Mizuno, Ph.D.
Special Postdoctoral Researcher, RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies, Kobe, Japan
 
Marianna Morris, Ph.D.
Professor, Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine, COM, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL
 
Ben Larson, Ph.D. Candidate
Student, Physical Therapist, Thomas J.Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, University of the Pacific
 
Garth L. Nicolson, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Institute for Molecular Medicine and University of Texas at Houston
 
Takakazu Oka, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
 
Gunnar Olsson
Associate Professor and Director of Behavioral Medicine Pain Management, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden
 
Raymond N. Perrin, D.O., Ph.D.
Honorary Senior Lecturer, Allied Health Professions Research Unit, University of Central Lanchashire, UK
Research Director, FORME Trust, Clinic Director, The Perrin Clinic
 
Irma Pinxsterhuis, OTR, MSc, PhD student
Oslo University Hospital
 
Irina Rosenfeld, MSN, ARNP, CCPR
Nurse Practioner, Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine, COM, Nova Southeastern University
 
Katherine S. Rowe, MBBS, M.D., FRACP
Pediatrician, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
 
Peter C. Rowe, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Balitmore, MD
 
Jean-Michel Saury, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, ME/CFS Rehabilitation Unit, Rehabilitation Medicine University Clinic at Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
 
Mehdi Skhiri
Stanford University
 
Connie Sol, M.S.
Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Neuro Immune Medicine, COM, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL
 
Matthew Sorenson
DePaul University
 
David R. Strayer, M.D.
Medical Director, Hemispherix Biopharma, Inc.
 
Eve Stormorken, RN, CRNA, MNSc
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Oslo, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Health and Society, Department of Nursing Science, Oslo, Norway
 
Elin B. Strand, Ph.D.
Psychologist and Researcher, Olso University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
 
Madison Sunniquist, BS
DePaul University, Chicago, IL
 
Seiki Tajima, M.D.
Chief Physician, Hyogo Children’s Sleep and Development Medical Research Center, Kobe, Japan
 
Philippe Tournesac, M.D.
 
Lill Trogstad, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Researcher, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Norway
 
Rosemary A. Underhill, MB.BS, FRCS(E), MRCOG
Physician Consultant, New Jersey CFS Association
Epidemiological Research and Medical Writing on CFS
 
Michael VanElzakker, M.A.
Graduate Student,Tufts University Psychology, Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatric Neuroscience, Medford, MA
 
Saurabh Vashsishtha, M.Sc
Doctoral Candidate, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Canada
 
Paula Waziry, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neuro Immune Medicine, COM, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, Fl

Jackie Yamada, BSc (Hons)
Clincal Psychologist, Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
 

 

 

 

 

Faculty - Oral Presentations

 
Barbara Arnold, Esq.
 
David Baewer, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Director, Coppe Healthcare Solutions, Waukesha, WI
 
Nicole Baldwin
Student, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
 
Isabel Barao-Silvestre, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Reno, NV
Scientific Director, Simmaron Research
 
Lucinda Bateman, M.D.
Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Departments of Anesthesiology, Family & Preventive Medicine, and Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Director, Fatigue Consultation Clinic, Salt Lake City, UT
 
Nicoletta Carlo-Stella, M.D., Ph.D.
Pavia, Italy
 
Jesus Castro, Ph.D.
CFS/ME Research Laboratory, Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
 
Lori Chao-Kroger, R.N.
President & CEO, Pandora Org
 
John K. Chia, M.D.
President, EV Medical Research, Torrance, CA
 
Lily Chu, M.D.
Independent Researcher
 
Susan Cockshell
Ph.D. Candidate, School of Psychology, University of Adelaide, Australia
 
Salima Darakjy, MPH
Ph.D. Candidate,Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, New York, NY
 
Todd Davenport, PT, DPT, OCS
Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Thomas J. Long School, Pharmacy & Health Sciences, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California
 
Mary Ann Fletcher, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Microbiology/Immunology and Psychology
 
Fred Friedberg, Ph.D.
President, IACFS/ME
Research Associate Professor, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
 
Kenneth Friedman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology
(retired)
Adjunct Instructor, Castleton State College
Research Associate, Green Mountain College
 
Ludovic Giloteaux, Ph.D.
Post Doctorate Associate, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
 
Gunnar Gottschalk, B.S.
Simmaron Research, Incline Village, NV
 
Sharni L. Hardcastle, BBioMedSc (Hons)
Research Assistant and Practical Demonstrator
Ph.D. Candidate, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia
 
Jeanna M. Harvey
Medical Student, Department of Medicine,University of Miami
Research Associate, Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Miami, FL
M.D. Candidate
 
Teliah K. Huth, BBioMedSc(Hons)
Doctor of Philosophy Candidate, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia
 
Leonard Jason, Ph.D.
Professor, Director ofthe Center for Community Research, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
 
Samantha Johnston
Ph.D. Candidate, National Centre for Neuroimmunology and Emerging Diseases, Griffith University, Parklands, Australia
 
Betsy A. Keller, Ph.D., FACSM
Professor, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
 
Nancy Klimas, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Director, NSU COM Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine
Director, Miami VAMC Gulf War Illness and ME/CFS Research Program
 
Sarah Knight, Ph.D.
Clinical Neuropsychologist, Clinical Science, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Research Fellow, Melbourne School of Psychological Science
Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne
 
Konstance Knox, MSM, Ph.D.
Founder and CEO, Coppe Healthcare Solutions, Waukesha, WI
 
Anthony L. Komaroff, M.D.
Simcox-Clifford-Higby Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Senior Physician, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Harvard Health Publications Division, Harvard Medical School
 
Steven Krafchick, MPH, J.D.
Krafchick Law Firm, Seattle, WA
 
Eliana Mattos Lacerda, M.D., MSc, Ph.D.
Clinical Research Fellow, Faculty of Infectious & Tropical Diseases Clinical Research, Department – London School of Hygiend & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
 
Charles W. Lapp, M.D.
Associate Consulting Professor, Duke University Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
Medical Director, Hunter-Hopkins Center, Charlotte, NC
 
Susan Levine, M.D.
Visiting Fellow,Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
 
W. Ian Lipkin, M.D.
John Snow Professor of Epidemiology and Director, Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Heath, Professor of Pathology and Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
 
Lionel Lubitz, M.B.Ch.B., MRCP, FRACP
Associate Professor, University of Melbourne, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
 
Dennis Mangan, Ph.D.
Director, Chalk Talk Science Educational Services, Santa Rosa, CA
 
Dana March, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, New York, NY
 
Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik, BSc(Hons), Ph.D.
Professor of Immunology, Director, National Centre for Neuroimmunology & Emerging Diseases, Griffith University, Australia
 
Jose Montoya, M.D., FACP, FIDSA
Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
 
Faith R. Newton, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Education, Delaware State University
Coordinator of Middle-Level Education, CFS/ME Initiative, Wilmington, DE
 
Takakazu Oka, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
 
Margaret Parlor
President, National ME/FM Action Network, Nepean, Ontario, Canada
 
David Patrick. M.D., MHSc
Professor and Director, UBC School of Population and Public Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada
 
Daniel Peterson, M.D.
Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia
Owner, Sierra Internal Medicine, Incline Village, NV
 
Irma Pinxsterhuis, OTR, MSc
PhD student, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
 
Troy D. Querec, Ph.D.
Associate Service Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
 
Mangalathu S. Rajeevan, Ph.D.
Research Microbiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
 
Santa Rasa, MSc
Research Assistant and Ph.D. Student, August Kirchernstein Institute of Microbiology and Virology, Riga Stradins University, Tukuma nov. Latvia
 
Noel R. Rose, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, John Hopkins University, John Hopkins Center for Autoimmune Disease Research, Baltimore, MD
 
Katherine S. Rowe, MB.BS, M.D., FRACP
Pediatrician, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
 
Peter C. Rowe, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Balitmore, MD
 
Christopher R. Snell, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Sport Sciences, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
 
Staci R. Stevens, M.A.
Vice President, IACFS/ME
Founder, WorkWell Foundation
 
Elin B. Strand, Ph.D.
Psychologist and Researcher, Olso University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
 
Madison Sunnquist, B.S.
DePaul University
 
Seiki Tajima, M.D.
Chief Physician, Hyogo Children’s Sleep and Development Medical Research Center, Hyogo, Japan
 
Tina Tidmore
Contracted Communication Consultant, Pandora.org, Pinson, AL
 
Elizabeth R. Unger, M.D., Ph.D
Chief, Chronic Viral Disease Branch, Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
 
Rosamund Vallings, MNZM, MB.BS
Secretary, IACFS/ME
Medical Pracitioner, Howick Health and Medical Clinic, Auckland, New Zealand
 
J. Mark VanNess, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Sport Sciences, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
Adjunct Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of the Pacific
Adjunct Instructor, Department of Biology, University of the Pacific
 
Abraham Verghese, M.D.
Linda R. Meier and Joan F. Lane Provostial Professor, Sr. Associate Chair for Theory and Practice of Medicine, Stanford Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
 
Ruud Vermeulen, Ph.D.
Head of Research, CVS Centrum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
 
Tian-Fang Wang, M.D.
Chinese Medicine, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
 
Yasuyoshi Watanabe, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies Professor, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
 
Paula Waziry, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neuro Immune Medicine, COM, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL
 
Jarred Younger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
 
Marcie Zinn, Ph.D.
Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Infectious Diseases, Society for Neuroscience and Psychology in the Performing Arts, Stanford, CA
 
Mark Zinn, M.M., P.C.
Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Infectious Diseases, Stanford, CA
 
 
Faculty - Poster Presentations
 

David Baewer, M.D., Ph.D., MT (ASCP)
Medical Director, Coppe Healthcare Solutions
 
Elizabeth Balbin
Ph.D. Candidate, NSU Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine, University of Miami, Department of Behavioral Medicine, Miami Veterans Hospital, Miami, Fl
 
S. Jade Barclay
Master of Counselling & Applied Psychotherapy, Jansen Newman Institute, Sydney
 
Zachary Barnes
Laboratory Coordinator, Department of Medicine, University of Miami, Research Associate, Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Miami, FL
 
Alison Bested, M.D., FRCPC
Clinical Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
 
Kathleen Bonner, MPH
ORISE Fellow in Health Education, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
 
Gordon Broderick, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department University of Alberta, of Medicine, Voluntary Associate Professor, University of Miami, FL
 
Marcelle Virginia Canto Porcella, M.D.
Nova Southeastern University, Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine, Miami, FL
 
Jesus Castro, Ph.D.
CFS/ME Research Laboratory, Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
 
Paul R. Cheney, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, The Cheney Clinic
 
John K. Chia, M.D.
President, EV Med Research
 
Lily Chu, M.D., MS
Independent Researcher
 
Norma Coffin Cabrera, Ph.D.
National University Autonomous of Mexico, Tlalnepantla, Mexico
 
Fanny Collado, RN
Research Nurse Coordinator, Health Science Specialist, Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Miami, FL
 
Roasanne Coutts, BHMSc(Hons)(SCU), PhD(SCU)
Lecturer, Southern Cross University, Australia
 
Travis Craddock, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Clinical System Biology Group, Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine, COM, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Computer Science, Center for Psychological Studies, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL
 
Ali Crichton, D Psych
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Melbourne, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
Clinical Neuropsychologist, Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Services
 
Ernesto Martinez Duarte
Research Associate, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL
 
Gilbert Eugene
Research Assistant, Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine, COM, Nova Southeastern University
 
Mary A. Fletcher, Ph.D
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Professor of Medicine, Microbiology/Immunology and Psychology
 
Fred Friedberg, Ph.D.
President, IACFS/ME
Research Associate Professor, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
 
Annike Fryxell Westerberg
Registered Occupational Therapist, Karolinksa Institute, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Danderyds Hospital AB, Stockholm, Sweden
 
Erin Garner
Senior Occupational Therapist, The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne
 
Mariela Guerrero Canto, M.D.
Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL
 
Ashok Gupta, MA(CANTAB), MSc
Director, Gupta Amygdala Retraining, London, UK
 
Daniel L. Hall, M.S.
Ph.D. Candidate, Clincial Health Psychology Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, FL
 
Geoffrey Hallmann, B.Bus.(Hons)(UNE-NR), LLB (Hons)(Newcastle), DipLegPrac (Newcastle), DipFinPlan (Deakin)
PhD Candidate, Southern Cross University
School of Exercise Science & Sport Management
 
Maureen Hanson, Ph.D.
Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
 
Yvonne Hartman, B.Nurs, (Hons), Ph.D.
Lecturer, Southern Cross University, Australia
 
Jeanna M. Harvey
Medical Student, Department of Medicine,University of Miami, Research Associate, Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Miami, FL
 
Mady Horning, M.D.
Director of Translational Research, Center for Infection and Immunity and Associate Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY
 
Gail Ironson, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Miami Department of Psychology and Psychiatry, Miami, FL
 
Leonard Jason, Ph.D.
Professor, Director ofthe Center for Community Research DePaul University, Chicago, IL
 
Youngshuk Jo
Student Research Associate, Department of Medicine, University of Miami, FL
 
Jon Kaiser, M.D.
Clinical Faculty, UCSF Medical School, Medical Director, K-Pax Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
 
Yosky Kataoka, M.D., Ph.D.
Team Leader, RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies, Cellular Function Imaging Team, Kobe, Japan
 
Lawrence A. Klapow, Ph.D.
Researcher and Consultant on Parasites and Chronic Disease, Owner, Klapow BioScience
 
Sarah Knight, Ph.D.
Clinical Neuropsychologist, Clinical Science, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Research Fellow Melbourne School of Psychological Science, Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne
 
Konstance Knox, MSM, Ph.D.
Founder and CEO, Coppe Healthcare Solutions, Waukesha, WI
 
Hirohiko Kuratsune, MD, D.Med.Sci.
Professor, Faculty of Health Science for Welfare
Kansai University of Welfare Sciences
Japan
 
Eliana Mattos Lacerda, M.D., MSc, Ph.D.
Clinical Research Fellow, Faculty of Infectious & Tropical Diseases Clinical Research, Department – London School of Hygiend & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
 
Lynn Anne Lafferty, PharmD, N.D., CNC
Endowed Professor, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL
 
Susan Levine, M.D.
Visiting Fellow,Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
 
Ning Li, Chinese Medicine
Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, China
 
Jin-Mann S. Lin, Ph.D.
Health Statistician, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
 
Indre Bileviciute-Ljungar
Associate Professor, ME/CFS Rehabilitation, Karolinska Institutet, Danderys Hospital
 
Vincent Lombardi, Ph.D., Biochemisty and Molecular Biology
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nevada, School of Medicine, Director of Research, Whittemore Peterson Institute, Reno, NV
 
Per Magnus
Director, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Heatlh
Adjunct Professor, Medical Faculty, University of Oslo, Norway
 
David Maughan, Ph.D.
Professor, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, University of Vermont School of Medicine, Burlington, VT
 
Rachel McKean
Student Research Assistant, Department of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL
 
Marvin Medow, Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, New York Medical College, New York, NY
 
Kathryn Melamed, M.D.
Internal Medicine, Resident, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Brookline, MA
 
Ruth Miller, Ph.D.
Post-doctoral Research Fellow, School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
 
Kei Mizuno, Ph.D.
Special Postdoctoral Researcher, RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies, Kobe, Japan
 
Marianna Morris, Ph.D.
Professor, Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine, COM, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL
 
Ben Larson, Ph.D. Candidate
Student, Physical Therapist, Thomas J.Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, University of the Pacific
 
Garth L. Nicolson, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Institute for Molecular Medicine and University of Texas at Houston
 
Takakazu Oka, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
 
Gunnar Olsson
Associate Professor and Director of Behavioral Medicine Pain Management, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden
 
Raymond N. Perrin, D.O., Ph.D.
Honorary Senior Lecturer, Allied Health Professions Research Unit, University of Central Lanchashire, UK
Research Director, FORME Trust, Clinic Director, The Perrin Clinic
 
Irma Pinxsterhuis, OTR, MSc, PhD student
Oslo University Hospital
 
Irina Rosenfeld, MSN, ARNP, CCPR
Nurse Practioner, Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine, COM, Nova Southeastern University
 
Katherine S. Rowe, MBBS, M.D., FRACP
Pediatrician, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
 
Peter C. Rowe, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Balitmore, MD
 
Jean-Michel Saury, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, ME/CFS Rehabilitation Unit, Rehabilitation Medicine University Clinic at Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
 
Mehdi Skhiri
Stanford University
 
Connie Sol, M.S.
Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Neuro Immune Medicine, COM, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL
 
Matthew Sorenson
DePaul University
 
David R. Strayer, M.D.
Medical Director, Hemispherix Biopharma, Inc.
 
Eve Stormorken, RN, CRNA, MNSc
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Oslo, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Health and Society, Department of Nursing Science, Oslo, Norway
 
Elin B. Strand, Ph.D.
Psychologist and Researcher, Olso University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
 
Madison Sunniquist, BS
DePaul University, Chicago, IL
 
Seiki Tajima, M.D.
Chief Physician, Hyogo Children’s Sleep and Development Medical Research Center, Kobe, Japan
 
Philippe Tournesac, M.D.
 
Lill Trogstad, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Researcher, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Norway
 
Rosemary A. Underhill, MB.BS, FRCS(E), MRCOG
Physician Consultant, New Jersey CFS Association
Epidemiological Research and Medical Writing on CFS
 
Michael VanElzakker, M.A.
Graduate Student,Tufts University Psychology, Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatric Neuroscience, Medford, MA
 
Saurabh Vashsishtha, M.Sc
Doctoral Candidate, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Canada
 
Paula Waziry, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neuro Immune Medicine, COM, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, Fl

Jackie Yamada, BSc (Hons)
Clincal Psychologist, Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia