Tag Archives: Eileen Holderman

My June 2014 CFSAC Testimony: Tribute to Eileen Holderman

First, I ‘d like to congratulate the newly appointed committee members. The patient community is particularly excited about the addition of Dr. Jose Montoya, a true ME/CFS expert with crucial clinical and research experience in our disease, something HHS committees … Continue reading

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CFSAC Meeting December 2013: Webinar from Hell

There is no way to sugar coat this. The December 2013 CFSAC webinar was a colossal middle-finger salute to the patient community. Despite the webinar format having been a complete disaster in December, we will be treated to another CFSAC … Continue reading

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HHS and the IOM Saga: The Definition of Insanity and a Bad Case of Stockholm Syndrome

[I have borrowed somewhat from my prior blog posts and my legal complaints for this piece, but I’ve added on, so to speak, based on recent events and I thought it might be helpful to have all the arguments in … Continue reading

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The CFSAC Plot Thickens: A Tone-Deaf, Disrespectful State of Affairs

The next CFSAC meeting, which was supposed to be held earlier this month, but got postponed to December, brings with it so many changes that one has to wonder: Is this the beginning of the end for CFSAC, maybe not … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the May 2013 CFSAC Meeting

I’ll have a lot more thoughts about this week’s CFSAC meeting in Washington, D.C. once I get a chance to watch the videos because I wasn’t well enough to take notes or attend (or closely follow) the entire meeting. But … Continue reading

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