Arthur Hartz

From MEpedia, a crowd-sourced encyclopedia of ME and CFS science and history
Jump to: navigation, search

Arthur J. Hartz, MD, PhD, practices Epidemiology and Observation Medicine. He is an Professor Emeritus and former research director for the Department of Family Medicine at the Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa. One of his research interests is fatigue.

Awards[edit | edit source]

  • 2002, Quality in Family Medicine Professorship, at the College of Medicine, University of Iowa.[1]

Iowa Fatigue Scale[edit | edit source]

The Iowa Fatigue Scale (IFS) is a eleven question patient survey used to measure fatigue severity in primary care settings. It was developed by in 2003 by Arthur Hartz, Suzanne E. Bentler, and David Watson at the University of Iowa.[2]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee[edit | edit source]

Dr. Hartz served as a voting member of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee from 04/01/07 to 04/01/11.[3][4]

Notable studies[edit | edit source]

  • 1998, Characteristics of Fatigued Persons Associated with Features of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome [5] (Abstract)
  • 1999, Prognostic Factors for Persons With Idiopathic Chronic Fatigue[6] (Full Text)
  • 2003, Measuring fatigue severity in primary care patients[2]
  • 2005, Prospective observational study of treatments for unexplained chronic fatigue[7] (Abstract)

Talks & interviews[edit | edit source]

Online presence[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

Learn more[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.news-releases.uiowa.edu/2002/may/0530medicinecelebration.htm
  2. 2.0 2.1 Hartz, AJ; Bentler, SE; Watson, D (2003), "Measuring fatigue severity in primary care patients", Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 54 (6): 515-521, doi:10.1016/S0022-3999(02)00600-1 
  3. HHS.gov (2009), May 27 & 28, 2009 CFSAC Meeting (PDF) (Roster) 
  4. HHS.gov (2010), October 12 & 13, 2010 CFSAC Meeting (PDF) (Roster) 
  5. Arthur J. Hartz, Evelyn M. Kuhn & Paul H. Levine. (1998). Characteristics of Fatigued Persons Associated with Features of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Vol. 4, Iss. 3, pp. 71-97. DOI:10.1300/J092v04n03_07
  6. Hartz, Arthur J.; Kuhn, Evelyn M.; Bentler, Suzanne E.; Levine, Paul H.; London, Richard (1999), "Prognostic Factors for Persons With Idiopathic Chronic Fatigue", Archives of Family Medicine, 8: 495-501 
  7. Bentler, SE; Hartz, AJ; Kuhn, EM (2005), "Prospective observational study of treatments for unexplained chronic fatigue", J Clin Psychiatry, 66 (5): 625-32, PMID 15889950 


The information provided at this site is not intended to diagnose or treat any illness.

From MEpedia, a crowd-sourced encyclopedia of ME and CFS science and history