the connecticut cfids & fm association, inc.
p.o. box 3010 milford, ct 06460 infoline: (800) 952-2037

annual spring conference

the ct cfids & fm association, inc. will be holding our spring conference on saturday, april 16th, 2005 from 1-4 pm at the university of connecticut health center in farmington, ct.
the event will be downstairs in the keller auditorium. no pre-registration is required.

the first speaker will be noted cfs researcher dr. leonard a. jason ph.d. dr. jason is based at depaul university. he will be giving us a national perspective and overview of the illness. he will discuss prevalence numbers, the name change issue and other national updates.

the second speaker will be dr. susan levine. she is a new york city physician with years of experience. she will give an update on the latest treatments and discuss her own research.

both speakers recently attended the american association of chronic fatigue syndrome meeting in wisconsin. they will both update us on the latest research news.

the politics of epidemiology and name change; how to differentiate between cfids and depression…presented by leonard jason, phd

the role of nmr spectroscopy in evaluation of cfids patients; possible genetic link in cfids population…presented by susan m. levine, md

please attend our spring conference for the most updated information available on cfids. this is an event not to be missed. no pre-registration is required. for more information please call 1-800-952-2037.

$7 for association members
$9 for non-members

featured speakers:

leonard a. jason, phd, is a highly respected cfids researcher who has received many awards for his work in this field. he received his phd in clinical/community psychology from the university of rochester and is the director of the center for community research and a professor of psychology at depaul university in chicago. he is a well renowned author of numerous published articles and research papers and he is the current
vice president of the american association of chronic fatigue syndrome. dr. jason will discuss the epidemiology (incidence, distribution, and control) of cfids. dr. jason’s research found that as many as 800,000 people nationwide may suffer from the illness. he will also address the controversy of changing the name of cfids and if it will help the illness to be taken more seriously.

susan m. levine, md is a well-established physician and researcher who has a large cfids patient population in her new york city office practice. she is certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases and is the medical director of the chronic fatigue activation network, medical co-director of the new jersey cfs association inc., and member of the name change working group of the u.s. cfs coordinating committee. dr. levine is a published researcher and has presented her work on both a local and national level.

dr. levine will explain nmr spectroscopy and how it can aid in evaluating cfids patients. she will also discuss her current study of a possible genetic link in cfids patients.


uconn health center
263 farmington avenue
farmington, ct 06030

from i-84
take exit 39 (if coming from i-84 west, exit 39 is after 39a). turn right at first
traffic light onto route 4 east (farmington avenue). at third traffic light, turn right to enter the health center campus.

to return to i-84 east or west
from the farmington avenue entrance on the lower campus, take a left onto
route 4 west/farmington avenue. at the third light, take a left towards the
highway entrance ramps and follow the signs staying right for i-84 west or
staying left for i-84 east.

keller auditorium is in the main bldg.
stop by the hospital information desk located in the main lobby. it is staffed with trained volunteers, who will give you further directions.

for the comfort of all please no aroma products should be worn!!
(hairspray, gel, perfume, aftershave, etc.)

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