Jennie Spotila

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Jennie Spotila has been living with ME/CFS since 1994 and is an advocate who previously practiced law. She blogs at Occupy M.E. She served on the Board of Directors of The CFIDS Association of America (now called Solve ME/CFS Initiative) from 2006 to 2011, and as Chairman in 2008 and 2009. She has testified before the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee on multiple occasions.[1]

She has worked with other patients and patient advocates to accomplish tasks and find out information, such as when everyone wanted to know about the IOM committee, as patients did not have information ahead of time. [2] She has made FOI requests to get information as well. [3]

Spotila is the author of the well-known "PEM Series." [4]

She has been nominated for the WeGoHeath Best in Show:Blog award three times. [5]

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