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Obama's new ME/CFS person?

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS Discussion' started by Andrew, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. Andrew

    Andrew Senior Member

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    From what I remember, the women who was Obama's point person on ME/CFS left for a different job. I think I might have read here awhile ago that there is a new person taking care of ME/CFS. If someone knows where this message is, can you point me to it. And if you know a way to contact this person, please let me know.
     
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    SickOfSickness Senior Member

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    Courtney Miller was answered by Obama. Obama asked Nancy-Ann DeParle to stay in touch with Dr. Francis Collins at NIH and Dr. Howard Koh at HHS.
     
  3. *GG*

    *GG* Senior Member

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    Don't hold your breath.

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  4. Andrew

    Andrew Senior Member

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    Nancy-Ann DeParle resigned. I think there was an announcement here about who filled her position, but I can't find it.
     
  5. Gemini

    Gemini Senior Member

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    Rob Nabors filled Nancy-Ann DeParle's position, whether he picked up her ME/CFS assignment perhaps Bob or Courtney Miller can answer that for you?

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rob_Nabors
     
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    Andrew Senior Member

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    Thanks. After reading the replies I think I understand this better. What Obama did is let the heads of two important agencies know that he is concerned about this, and that he's watching them. All very good. But I don't see any leverage there in terms of investigating possible less than professional actions by the agencies themselves. IOW, he's taking them at their word.
     

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