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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
National Center for Infectious Diseases
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Coordinating Committee (CFSCC)
1997-1999

Chair
David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Secretary for Health
Department of Health and Human Services
Hubert H. Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201

Co-Chair
Brian W. J. Mahy, Sc.D., Ph.D.
Director, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases
National Center for Infectious Diseases (NCID)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC
1600 Clifton Road, N.E. (A30)
Atlanta, Georgia 30333

Executive Secretary
Lisa C. Blake-Dispigna
Program Analyst
Office of Administrative Services
National Center for Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road, N.E. (C19)
Atlanta, Georgia 30333

Public Representatives

Physician Representatives
Dedra S. Buchwald, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Washington
Harborview Medical Center
325 9th Avenue, Box 359780
Seattle, Washington 98104
Term: 04/07/98 - 02/28/99

Nancy G. Klimas, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
University of Miami School of Medicine
1500 N.W. 12th Avenue
Suite 1201
Miami, Florida 33136
email: klimas.nancy_g@miami.va.gov
Term: 04/08/97 - 02/29/00

Anthony L. Komaroff, M.D. Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Editor-in-Chief and Publisher
Harvard Medical Publications Division
Countway Library of Medicine
10 Shattuck Street, Suite 602
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
email: komaroff@hms.harvard.edu
Term: 04/08/97 - 02/28/01

Disability Representatives
Gerald Rose Crum, CFS patient
4300 Apollo Drive
Carson City, Nevada 89706
Term: 04/08/97 - 02/28/99

Aba Heiman, Attorney at Law
Scheine, Fusco, Brandenstein & Rada, P.C.
180 Froehlich Farm Boulevard
Woodbury, New York 11797
Term: 04/08/97 - 02/29/00

Patient Representatives
Kimberly K. Kenney, Executive Director
The CFIDS Association of America
6827 Fairview Road, Suite A
Charlotte, North Carolina 28210
email: kim-kenney@cfids.org
Term: 04/08/97 - 02/28/01

Kristin E. Thorson
Founder and President
The American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association, Inc.
6380 East Tanque Verde Road, Suite D
Tucson, Arizona 85715
email: fmnetter@msn.com
Term: 04/08/987 - 02/29/00

Ex-Officio Members

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Brian W.J. Mahy, Sc.D., Ph.D.
Director, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases
National Center for Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
1600 Clifton Road, N.E. (A30)
Atlanta, Georgia 30333
Phone: 404-639-3574
Fax: 404-639-3163
Email: bxm1@cdc.gov

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Marc Cavaille-Coll, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Officer
Division of Special Pathogens and Immunologic Drug Products
Office of Drug Evaluation IV
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
5600 Fishers Lane (HFD590)
Rockville, Maryland 20857
Phone: 301-827-2331
Fax: 301-827-2510
Email: cavaillecoll@cder.fda.gov

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Carol S. Gleich, Ph.D.
Chief, Area Health Education Centers Branch
Division of Medicine
Health Resources and Services Administration
Parklawn Building, Room 9A-27
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, Maryland 20857
Phone: 302-443-6950
Fax: 302-443-8890
Email: cgleich@hrsa.dhhs.gov

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
George T. Curlin, M.D.
Debuty Director
Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Solar Building, Room 3A07 MSC 7630
6003 Executive Boulevard
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-7630
Phone: 301-496-5893
Fax: 301-402-2508
Email: gc24a@nih.gov

Social Security Administration (SSA)
Karen Ezrine, M.D.
Medical Officer
Office of Disability
Division of Medical and Vocational Policy
Social Security Administration (SSA)
Altmeyer Building, Room 560
6401 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, Maryland 21235
Phone: 410-966-1965
Fax: 410-966-3372


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