Science Hot Topic question & answer session
Sponsored by the Greater Greensboro CFIDS/ME/FMS/MCS Support Group
Guest Speaker: International CFIDS/ME and Fibromyalgia Consultant
Dr. Charles Lapp
May 8, 2000
from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Thompson Auditorium-Kiser Bldg.
Wesley Long Hospital
Health care professionals, patients and the community are invited.
Special Presentation from the Mayorís Office by Mayor Pro Tem Council Member Yvonne Johnson will present the CFIDS/ME Awareness Week Proclamation.
About Our Speaker:
Originally from New York City, a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelorís and Masterís degrees in Engineering, Dr.Charles Lapp has stellar credentials.
After doing research, consulting and marketing in Boston, he received his MD from Albany Medical College, NY. Completing residencies in adult internal medicine and in pediatrics at UNC-Chapel Hill, since 1978 he has maintained a private practice of medicine and pediatrics in Raleigh. He also has a Charlotte office, the Hunter-Hopkins Center for general medical consultations, with special interest in CFS, FMS and related musculoskeletal conditions. Former clinical faculty member at UNC School of Medicine, Wake Medical Center pediatric instructor, Clinical Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Duke University, he is Board certified in pediatrics and internal medicine.
A Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American academy of Family Physicians and the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians and a nationally recognized medical consultant to industry and the medical profession, Dr. Lapp has lectured and written numerous articles on diverse subjects, with a special interest in CFIDS/FMS.
Former president of the MDA, Clinical Professor of the Year at Dukeís Department of Family and Community Medicine, Co-chairman of the Clinical Affairs Committee for the American Assoc. for CFS, Medical Advisor to the CFIDS Association of America and a member of the Scientific Advisory Council, Dr. Lapp also is the Medical Advisor/Moderator of CompuServeís Chronic Illness Forum.
One note, there are only 100 seats available - strict on this bcause of fire code, so it will be first come-first served. Others may order a videotape. Donation may be made to the Greensboro Support Group.
This program sponsored in recognition of CFIDS/MEFM/MCS/GWS/Porphyria, and Post-Polio Syndrome Awareness Day May 12 Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome, Fibromyalgia., Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, Gulf War Illness, Porphyria, and Post-Polio Syndrome.