Rosamund Vallings

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Rosamund Vallings, MD, MNZM, MB, BS, is one of New Zealand’s leading authorities on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. She served voluntarily for over 27 years as President of the Associated New Zealand ME Society (ANZMES) and later as Medical Adviser and Committee Member.[1]

She is one of the authors of the 2011 case definition, International Consensus Criteria.[2]

Awards[edit | edit source]

  • 2011, Nelson Gantz Outstanding Clinician Award awarded to a physician who emulates Nelson Gantz's clinical acumen, his passion for medicine, and his empathy for persons with CFS/FM awarded by IACFS/ME[3]
  • 2008, Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year honours list (MNZM)[4]

2017 Pediatric Primer[edit | edit source]

Dr. Vallings was one of the authors of the 2017 Pediatric Primer published in Frontiers in Pediatrics.


Open Letter to The Lancet[edit | edit source]

Two open letters to the editor of The Lancet urged the editor to commission a fully independent review of the PACE trial, which the journal had published in 2011. In 2016, Dr. Vallings, along with 41 colleagues in the ME/CFS field, signed the second letter.

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Learn more[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.howickhealth.co.nz/CFS.aspx
  2. Carruthers, BM; van de Sande, MI; De Meirleir, KL; Klimas, NG; Broderick, G; Mitchell, T; Staines, D; Powles, A C P; Speight, N; Vallings, R; Bateman, L; Baumgarten-Austrheim, B; Bell, DS; Carlo-Stella, N; Chia, J; Darragh, A; Jo, D; Lewis, D; Light, A; Marshall-Gradisnik, S; Mena, I; Mikovits, JA; Miwa, K; Murovska, M; Pall, ML; Stevens, S (2011), "Myalgic encephalomyelitis: International Consensus Criteria.", Journal of Internal Medicine, 270 (4): 327-38, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2796.2011.02428.x, PMID 21777306 
  3. http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE1611/S00077/dr-vallings-winning-nelson-gantz-clinicians-award.htm
  4. http://www.howickhealth.co.nz/CFS.aspx
  5. Rowe, Peter C.; Underhill, Rosemary A.; Friedman, Kenneth J.; Gurwitt, Alan; Medow, Marvin S.; Schwartz, Malcolm S.; Speight, Nigel; Stewart, Julian M.; Vallings, Rosamund; Rowe, Katherine S. (2017), "Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Diagnosis and Management in Young People: A Primer", Frontiers in Pediatrics, 5 (121), doi:10.3389/fped.2017.00121 
  6. Rosamund Vallings. (2004). AACFS 7th International Conference. Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Vol. 12, Iss. 4, pp. 61-79. http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J092v12n04_06
  7. Rosamund Vallings. (2004). Hypnosis in the Management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Vol. 12, Iss. 4, pp. 37-46. http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J092v12n04_04
  8. Vallings, Rosamund. (2015). The Pocket Guide to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME. Calico Publishing Ltd. ISBN: 9781877429231
  9. Vallings, Rosamund. (2015). Managing ME/CFS: A guide for young people. Calico Publishing. ASIN: B0118NVEBG
  10. Vallings, Rosamund. (2013). Chronic Fatigue Syndrome M.E.: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Management. Calico Publishing Ltd. ASIN: B00DVX59DQ


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