Vicky Holets Whittemore, PhD., is a program director of the Channels, Synapses and Circuits Cluster in the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, United States. She is the NIH Representative to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) CFS Advisory Committee, CFSAC, as an ex officio member, and the leader of a Trans-NIH Working Group on myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS).
Education[edit | edit source]
- Ph.D. in anatomy from the University of Minnesota Medical School
- Post-doctoral work at the University of California, Irvine
- Fogarty Fellowship at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden
Notable studies[edit | edit source]
- 2018, A Common Language for Clinical Research Studies: The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Common Data Elements (CDEs) (Abstract)
- Ongoing, NIH Post-Infectious ME/CFS Study
Talks & interviews[edit | edit source]
- 14 October 2017 - Discovery Forum 2017: Presentation of Dr. Vicky Whittemore
- 2 June 2017 - Keynote Speaker at the 12th Invest in ME International ME Conference on "NIH Research on ME" - DVD available
- 15 Nov 2016 - Medpage Today interview by Shannon Firth - "NIH Program Director Talks Team Work to Tackle ME-CFS"
- 2 Nov 2016 - NIH ME/CFS Advocacy Call with Dr. Walter Koroshetz, Dr. Vicky Whittemore, Dr. Joseph Breen, and Dr. Avindra Nath - Recorded call and Transcript
- 27 Oct 2016 - IACFS/ME Conference Keynote Presentation - "New ME/CFS Developments at the National Institutes of Health"
- 26 Oct 2016 - IACFS/ME Pre-conference Event Panelist
- 3 Jun 2016 - Keynote Speaker at the 11th Invest in ME International ME Conference - DVD available
- 26 May 2016 - Transcript of Dr. Vicky Whittemore's ME/CFS proposal to the NIH Council
- 2014 - 2014 World TSC Conference: Managing Health Issues in Transition from Child to Adulthood in TSC
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References[edit | edit source]
- Robin Feldman, Katelyn Gay, Sherita Ala’i, Joy Esterlitz, Muniza Sheikh, Sarah Tanveer, Kristen Joseph, Elizabeth Unger and Vicky Whittemore (2018) Neurology, April 10, 2018; 90 (15 Supplement)