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Morgellons 2009 Conference | Charles E. Holman Morgellons Disease Foundation

2nd Annual Scientific/Medical Conference on Morgellons Disease

"Searching for the UnCommon Thread"

DATE: April 4, 2009

TIME: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

LOCATION: Westoak Woods Baptist Church Conference Room 2900 Slaughter Lane Austin, Texas

DVD's, Program Books from 2009 Conference on Sale Here!

2009 Morgellons Conference Gallery


A completed registration form is required to assure adequate seating and accommodations


This event is being sponsored by the Charles E. Holman Foundation/New Morgellons Order, a non-profit organization with IRS 501 (c) (3) status. Our all volunteer staff is dedicated to fundraising for scientific research and medical education, raising public awareness, and providing support for those who suffer with this unexplained illness.


Although much of the lecture content will be geared toward medical professionals and scientists, we encourage patients and supporters to attend as well. Our goal is an informative, educational and inspiring event that will be beneficial to all!


Ginger Savely, DNP

San Francisco, CA

Completing her Doctorate in Nursing Practice at Case Western University (March 16, 2009). Having seen over 300 Morgellons patients in her practice, Dr. Savely's experience has become world renown.

Topic: "A Descriptive Analysis of 122 Patients with Visualized Subcutaneous Fibers"

Raphael B. Stricker, M.D.

San Francisco, CA

Sub-specialty training in internal medicine, hematology, and immunology. Board of Directors ILADS, International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society. Board of Directors CALDA, California Lyme Disease Association

Topic:"The Mystery of Morgellons"

Amelia M. Withington, M.D.

Chester, PA

Attending Psychiatrist at Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Chester,PA. Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology. Residency completed at Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1995. Graduated U of TX Southwestern Medical School, 1991.

Topic:"My Morgellons Experience"

Randy S. Wymore, Ph.D.

Tulsa, OK

Director, Center for the Investigation of Morgellons Disease; Associate Professor of Pharmacology & Physiology. Oklahoma State University, Center for Health Sciences

Topic: "Research Update"

Harriet Bishop, President, TXLDA

Austin, TX

Morgellons Patient, President of Texas Lyme Disease Association.

Topic: "Staying Positive to Cope with Morgellons"

Rhonda L. Casey, D.O.

Tulsa, OK

Vice-Chair, Department of Pediatrics; Clinical Director, Center for the Investigation of Morgellons Disease; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Oklahoma State University, Center for Health Sciences.

Topic: "Morgellons Observations in Pediatrics and Adults."

David Gibbs,MS, CDRP Austin, TX

Social Security Specialist, Disability Claims Professionals of Texas

Experienced and successful disability representation for Morgellons and Lyme disease.

Mr. Gibbs will be available to discuss issues related to the disability process.

Elizabeth Rasmussen, Ph.D.

Laramie, WY

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Author of "Debunking DOP", Post-graduate training in microbiology and immunology, Board of Directors, Laramie Advisory Commission on Disability.

Topic: "WANTED: Appropriate Treatment of Human Beings Who Happen to be Ill or Have a Disability"


Cliff Mikelson

Singer, songwriter

Lee Mounger

Bass, Fiddle


A tax deductible contribution of $25.00 is requested to help cover costs but is not required. We want everyone to have the opportunity to attend. Any proceeds from this event will be used to further education and research.

Checks or money orders made payable to: "The Charles E. Holman Foundation"

Mail registration form along with your tax deductible contribution (if applicable) to:

The Charles E. Holman Foundation

P.O. Box 1109

Lone Star, Texas 75668

A confirmation of your registration will be mailed, faxed or emailed to you depending upon your preference. Questions If you have any questions regarding this event, please send an email to:


We are excited with the announcement of this up-coming event and look forward to seeing you all there!