Cort Johnson, MS, is a active advocate, blogger, and online reporter for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). He was studying at the University of Santa Cruz, California when he first became ill with CFS and Fibromyalgia in 1980.
ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Advocacy
Cort founded Phoenix Rising and Health Rising, both being "Citizen Science" blogs and forums serving the myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) community. He works with Simmaron Research.
- 2016, IACFS/ME Special Service Award - for outstanding personal effort and contribution to the CFS/ME community
- 2015, ProHealth 2015 ME/CFS Advocate of the Year