Morgellons 2008 Conference | Charles E. Holman Morgellons Disease Foundation
1st 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
how to register
A completed registration form is required to assure adequate seating and accommodation
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.
WHO MAY ATTEND
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”
SPECIAL MUSICAL GUESTS
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!