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Voting Members

Susan M. Levine, M.D.
New York, NY
Term: 05/10/14 to 05/10/17

Dane B. Cook, Ph.D.
Madison, WI
Term: 05/10/14 to 05/10/17

Gary E. Kaplan, D.O.
McLean, VA
Term: 05/15/15 to 05/15/17

Alisa E. Koch, M.D.
Ann Arbor, MI
Term: 06/16/14 to 06/15/18

Jose G. Montoya, M.D.
Stanford, CA
Term: 06/16/14 to 06/16/18

Faith Newton, Ed.D
Dover, DE 
Term: 07/01/14 to 07/01/18

Donna M. Pearson
Holland, MA
Term: 06/16/14 to 06/16/18


Ex Officio Members

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Theodore Ganiats, M.D.
National Center for Excellence in Primary Care Research

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ermias Belay, M.D.
Associate Director for Epidemiologic Science
Director of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology

Elizabeth Unger, M.D., Ph.D.

Branch Chief, Chronic Viral Disease

Food and Drug Administration

Janet W. Maynard, M.D.
Clinical Team Leader, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Rheumatology Products
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

Keith Hull, M.D., Ph.D.
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Rheumatology Products

Health Resources and Services Administration

Joel Nelson, MSW, MPH
Acting Director, Division of Nursing and Public Health
Bureau of Health Workforce

Social Security Administration

Cheryl A. Williams

Director, Office of Medical Policy

Michele Schaefer

Office of Disability Policy

National Institutes of Health

Vicky Holets Whittemore, Ph.D.
Program Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Department of Defense


Department of Veteran Affairs

Drew A. Helmer, MD, MS
Director- War Related Illness and Injury Study Center
VA- New Jersey Health Care System

Non-Voting Liaison Representatives to the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee (CFSAC)

Solve ME/CFS Initiative (formerly CFIDS Association of America)
Term: 5/2015 - 5/2017

International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (IACFS/ME)
Term: 5/2015 - 5/2017

Learn more about nominating organizations to serve as non-voting liaison representatives.

Designated Federal Official

Commander Gustavo Seinos, MPH, Senior Public Health Analyst, Office on Women’s Health

Content created by Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH)
Content last reviewed on December 30, 2016
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