CDC Media Advisory
CDC's Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Public Education and Awareness Campaign
For Immediate Release: November 1, 2006
Contact: CDC National Center for Health Statistics
Office of Communication, (301) 458-4800
Launch of new CDC campaign to increase awareness about chronic fatigue syndrome.
10:00-10:04, Kim McCleary, President & CEO
Introduction; Master of Ceremonies
CFIDS Association of America
10:05-10:10, Julie Gerberding, MD
Campaign launch and CFS Overview and CDC Involvement
10:11-10:15, Dr. John Agwunobi, HHS,
DHHS CFS Advisory Committee/Assistant
Secretary of Health
New NIH awards for CFS research
10:16-10:22, William Reeves, MD
Current Research, Viral Exanthems and Herpesvirus
Branch National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC
10:23-10:28, Anthony Komaroff, MD
CFS Overview, Harvard Medical School
10:29-10:34, Nancy Klimas, MD
Treating Patients with CFS, University of Miami; VA Medical Center
10:35-10:41, Adrianne Ryan, CFS patient, Personal Story
Friday, November 3; 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
National Press Club, Holman Lounge, Washington D.C.
Note: Reporters are encouraged to call in early, as there will be a limited number of phone lines available.
LISTEN-ONLY AUDIO WEBCAST
This briefing will also be audio webcast. To listen LIVE online, please visit: http://www.cdc.gov/media
A full transcript of this teleconference will be available following the briefing at the CDC web site at http://www.cdc.gov/media.
- Historical Document: November 1, 2006
- Content source: Office of the Associate Director for Communication
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