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New Jersey Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Association Inc. (NJCFSA)

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Causes: Health, Specifically Named Diseases Research

Mission: The New Jersey Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Association, Inc. (NJCFSA) The mission is to support patients, disseminate reliable information, and promote research. It sponsors a wide range of activities including: support groups, Journal, physician/patient conferences, Helpline, healthcare professional and attorney referrals, website (www.njcfsa.org), lending library, medical education efforts, research grants, high school and medical school scholarships,Child/teen Emergency Fund and exhibiting at conferences (such as, NJ Education Association, NJ State Nurses Association, and the American Academy of Pediatrics/NJ.)

Programs: HS graduate Schloarship Medical Student Scholarship Annual Physician/Patient Conference Helpline Support Groups

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2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

They take on the challenge of making people aware of very devastating illnesses and advocating on their behalf.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

The NJCFSA (http://www.njcfsa.org/) is a wonderful organization helping patients and families deal with ME/CFS - a very disabling illness. Just check their site to see the tremendous work they do.


Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Pat LaRosa and the NJCFSA are one of the best organizations around. They bring education to schools and school nurses to educate them about pediatric ME/CFS. Our organization, PANDORA Org, has worked closely with NJCFSA on a 2 year project asking FDA for a stakeholder meeting for drug development. We were successful in landing the first Patient Focused meeting in spring of 2013. We continue to push for FDA treatments for ME/CFS.