Rachel Jantke

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Rachel L. Jantke, PhD, is the Director for the Chicago Department of Public Health’s Office of HIV/AIDS Surveillance. From Oct 2013 to Feb 2016, she was the Project Director at DePaul University’s Center for Community Research, managing a 5-year NIH-funded epidemiological research study titled “Pediatric Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) in a community based sample" which will estimate the prevalence of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) in a pediatric sample.[1]

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  • 2015, PhD in Community Psychology, National Louis University, Chicago, Illinois[2]

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  1. https://www.linkedin.com/in/racheljantke/
  2. https://www.linkedin.com/in/racheljantke/
  3. Williams, Yolonda J.; Jantke, Rachel L.; Jason, Leonard A. (2014), "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Case Definitions and Diagnostic Assessment", New York State Psychologist, 26 (4): 41–45, PMID 27594717 
  4. Wise, S., Jantke, R., Brown, A., O'Connor, K., & Jason, L. A. (2015). Functional level of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome reporting use of alternative vs. traditional treatments. Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior, 3 (4), 235-240. doi:10.1080/21641846.2015.1097102
  5. Jason, Leonard A; Sunnquist, Madison; Brown, Abigail; Furst, Jacob; Cid, Marjoe; Farietta, Jillianna; Kot, Bobby; Bloomer, Craig; Nicholson, Laura; Williams, Yolonda; Jantke, Rachel; Newton, Julia L; Strand, Elin Bolle (2015), "Factor Analysis of the DePaul Symptom Questionnaire: Identifying Core Domains", Journal of Neurology and Neurobiology, 1 (4), doi:10.16966/2379-7150.114 
  6. Jason, Leonard A; Katz, Ben Z.; Mears, Cynthia J.; Jantke, Rachel; Brown, Abby; Sunnquist, Madison; O’Connor, Kelly (2015), "Issues in Estimating Rates of Pediatric Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis in a Community-based Sample", Avicenna Journal of Neuropsychophysiology, 2 (4), doi:10.17795/ajnpp-37281 
  7. Pendergrast, Tricia; Brown, Abigail; Sunnquist, Madison; Jantke, Rachel L.; Newton, Julia L.; Strand, Elin Bolle; Jason, Leonard A. (2016), "Housebound versus nonhousebound patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome", Chronic Illness, doi:10.1177/1742395316644770 

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or M.E. has different diagnostic criteria to chronic fatigue syndrome; neurological symptoms are required but fatigue is an optional symptom.<ref name="ICP2011primer">{{Citation

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome, often used when both illnesses are considered the same.

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