Introduction to ME/CFS

Contributors:

• Prof Jonathan Edwards
Professor of Medicine, University College London

• Dr Luis Nacul
Co-Principal Investigator, CureME London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Medical Director Complex Chronic Diseases Program
British Columbia Women’s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada

• Dr Eliana Lacerda
Assistant Professor & Clinical Lead CureME
London Scholl of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

• Caroline Kingdon
Research Fellow, Research Nurse and UK ME/CFS Biobank Lead
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

• Dr Nina Muirhead
Dermatology surgeon Buckinghamshire NHS Trust
Chair of CMRC Medical Education Working Group

• Dr Nigel Speight
Paediatric Consultant with a special interest in ME
Paediatric medical advisor to the ME Association
Medical advisor to the 25% Group for the severely affected

• Dr Charles Shepherd
Medical advisor to the ME Association.

• Dr David Systrom
Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

• David Tuller DrPH
Senior Fellow in Public Health and Journalism
Center for Global Public Health, UC Berkeley CA

• Prof Brian Hughes
Professor in Psychology
National University of Ireland, Galway

• Prof Mark VanNess
Professor and Co-Chair, Health, Exercise & Sport Sciences
University of the Pacific. Stockton. CA

Resources.

Website with information and links for clinicians, created by a coalition of expert ME/CFS clinicians in the USA.   https://mecfscliniciancoalition.org

 

ME/CFS free online CPD course provided by Study PRN –  https://www.studyprn.com/p/chronic-fatigue-syndrome
The course covers 10 clinical cases and provides an excellent up-to-date learning resource for ME/CFS. Developed by Dr Nina Muirhead BA(oxon) BMBCh(oxon) MRCS DOHNS MEd PGDipDerm
“In writing this module I have started from scratch. I have drawn on the international peer reviewed literature and emerging international ME/CFS educational resources and have been fortunate to receive significant contributions from medical experts, scientists and patients.”