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03nov1:00 pmHow Investigative Journalism Succeeds in a Hostile Medical Environment: A Conversation with David Tuller, DrPHBowles Conference Center at Newton Wellesley Hospital Hosted by: Massachusetts ME/CFS & FM Association

Hosted by

Massachusetts ME/CFS & FM Association

Event Details

This talk delves into a fascinating story that takes place at the intersection of science, medical practice, and human tragedy and resilience, and also covers the role journalism can play in impacting all three areas. The resulting impact is changing the lives of millions around the globe.

MORE INFO: The internationally known public health investigative journalist David Tuller, DrPH, is playing a leading role in a global effort to re-examine of how the highly disabling disease ME/CFS (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) was wrongly psychologized, causing great harm to the 24+ million people with ME/CFS around the world. David will discuss his experience as a journalist covering this huge yet underreported story. ME/CFS is a chronic, debilitating, serious illness that disables 1 – 2.5 million Americans; yet, for decades the medical community has been dismissing the disease.

Time

Nov. 3, 1-3:30 p.m. EST

Location

Bowles Conference Center at Newton Wellesley Hospital

2014 Washington Street

Newton, MA

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