Jaime Seltzer

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Jaime Seltzer is an American ME/CFS patient advocate and Director of Scientific and Medical Outreach at MEAction.[1] She is "responsible for fostering communication between research scientists, clinicians, and people with myalgic encephalomyelitis." (ME)[2]

MEAction and ME/CFS research resume[edit | edit source]

  • Present Director of Scientific and Medical Outreach, MEAction
  • Scientific consultant on the ME/CFS project, Stanford University, PI Dr Ronald Davis
  • Representative of healthcare advocacy organization #MEAction at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Capitol Hill; author of solicited research documents (RFI) to the NIH and for researchers at Stanford University’s ME/CFS symposium, each with 75-100 citations assimilated
  • Editor and consultant for Jen Brea’s TED talk on healthcare equality and groundbreaking, Sundance-award-winning health documentary Unrest
  • Managing Editor for the online advocacy platform #MEAction, writing/curating 5–15 articles per week in advocacy and biomedical sciences while maintaining social media accounts and managing staff and volunteers[3]

Speeches[edit | edit source]

Online presence[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Welcome Jaime Seltzer to the #MEAction Team – Director of Scientific and Medical Outreach | #MEAction". www.meaction.net. Retrieved Aug 14, 2018. 
  2. "Jaime Seltzer". LinkedIn. 
  3. "Jaime Seltzer". LinkedIn. 
  4. Seltzer, Jaime (May 14, 2018). "Jaime's Speech (#MillionsMissing San Francisco 2018)". YouTube. The ME Action Network. 

Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) - A disease often marked by neurological symptoms, but fatigue is sometimes a symptom as well. Some diagnostic criteria distinguish it from chronic fatigue syndrome, while other diagnostic criteria consider it to be a synonym for chronic fatigue syndrome. A defining characteristic of ME is post-exertional malaise (PEM), or post-exertional neuroimmune exhaustion (PENE), which is a notable exacerbation of symptoms brought on by small exertions. PEM can last for days or weeks. Symptoms can include cognitive impairments, muscle pain (myalgia), trouble remaining upright (orthostatic intolerance), sleep abnormalities, and gastro-intestinal impairments, among others. An estimated 25% of those suffering from ME are housebound or bedbound. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies ME as a neurological disease.

ME/CFS - An acronym that combines myalgic encephalomyelitis with chronic fatigue syndrome. Sometimes they are combined because people have trouble distinguishing one from the other. Sometimes they are combined because people see them as synonyms of each other.

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