CDC holds regular Stakeholder Engagement and Communication (SEC) calls to update the ME/CFS community on CDC activities and facilitate presentations from guest speakers. CDC co-sponsors and participates in the NIH Interagency ME/CFS Working Group meetings. CDC also holds Roundtable Meetings with partners composed of ME/CFS patients, advocates, educators, clinicians, and researchers to gather vital partner input on specific projects and products.

Meeting Agenda

Welcome and SEC Call Overview

Updates from CDC
Jennifer R. Cope, MD, MPH
Medical Officer, Chronic Viral Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guest Speaker
Jacek Skarbinski, MD
Department of Infectious Diseases, Kaiser Oakland/Richmond, California
Assistant Program Director, Kaiser Permanente Northern California HIV Fellowship
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome-like Illness Following COVID-19 in a Large Integrated Health System: Findings from the STOP ME/CFS Study

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Stakeholder Engagement and Communication (SEC) Calls

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