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4th Annual Scientific/Medical Conference on Morgellons Disease

4th Annual Scientific/Medical Conference on Morgellons Disease

"Searching for the UnCommon Thread"
Featuring Keynote Speaker Randy S. Wymore., PhD.

DATE: April 2, 2011

TIME: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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

Speaker Abstracts Available Now! Read Now

2011 Conference Gallery


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

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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!


A tax deductible contribution of $25.00 (per person by March 25th; $30 if later) 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 / The New Morgellons Order

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!


Rhonda L. Casey., D.O., F.A.C.O.P.


Clinical Director OSU-CHS Center for the Investigation of Morgellons Disease;

Vice-Chair, Department of Pediatrics; Oklahoma State University, Center for Health Sciences

Panelist for Q and A, Discussion

Dr. Carsten Nicolaus, , MD, PhD

Augsburg, Germany

Has had a very distinguished, multi-faceted medical career which spans over 20 yrs. He is Chief Medical Director of two treatment centers for tick-borne diseases in Germany. His medical experience and interests include Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Geriatric & Preventive Health Medicine, Vascular Medicine, and P.A.I.N. Therapy complemented by Acupuncture and Neural Therapy. Within recent years, Dr. Nicolaus has begun treating as well as researching Morgellons Disease in Germany.

Topic: Morgellons : Alternative Treatment Methods

Ginger Savely, DNP


Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with a Doctorate in Nursing Practice. Dr. Savely has medically managed over 300 Morgellons patients in her medical practice.

Topic: “Examining the Morgellons Patient”

Gregory V. Smith, MD, FAAP

Gainesville, GA

Board Certified Pediatrician practiced in Gainesville, GA for 28 yrs. Member, AAP, American Academy of Pediatrics, GA Chapter ;Former Board of Director, AAP, GA Chapter; Morgellons

Patient Topic: "Examining the Literature and Photographic Evidence"

Emily A. VanDegrift, M.S.F.S.

Tulsa, OK

Graduated from OSU-CHS in December, 2010 with a Master of Science in Forensic Science. She joined the research team of Professor Wymore at the Center for the Investigation of Morgellons Disease (CIMD) January, 2011. Ms. VanDegrift brings with her the fresh, eagerness of a new graduate plus the skills of an experienced Forensic Scientist. An added advantage for Morgellons researchers is the grand opening in November, 2010 of the Forensic Sciences and Biomedical Research Facility, which is housed at OSU’s Center for Health Sciences. The 125,000 square foot facility is the state of the art forensic lab and, our very own Emily VanDegrift completed her degree there.

Amelia M. Withington, MD

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: “Morgellons: A Case Study"

Randy S. Wymore, Ph.D.

Tulsa, OK

Director,OSU-CHS Center for the Investigation of Morgellons

Disease Associate Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

Keynote Speaker and Topic: "Research Update"

2011 Wymore Abstract


Cliff Mikelson

Singer,songwriter, recording and preforming artist & special surprise guest!

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.

Reception at Tres Amigos Mexican Restaurant
Saturday evening
(following the conference)
6:30 pm - 10 pm
(512) 292-1001
1807 W Slaughter Lane (Suite 750)

Plus! Newly added session for Sunday afternoon! "Tying Up Loose Ends"

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Special Hotel Deal

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