Valentina Bodina Cohen

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Valentina Bodina Cohen was originally from Italy. She came down with Infectious Mononucleosis in 1981 which progressed to myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) at the age of 14, but was finally diagnosed in 2011 by Dr. Andreas Kogelnik of the Open Medicine Institute in California. Having to struggle to study and function, she managed to receive her J.D. from Universita' degli Studi, Milano, Italy.

She spearheaded the use of the hashtag #pwme on Twitter.

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One of the many patients and advocates who was interviewed by Jennifer Brea for the documentary Unrest.

Advocacy Letter[edit | edit source]

One of the signers of: An Open Letter from ME/CFS Advocates to the Honorable Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services

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