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Irritable Bowel Syndrome
A multidisciplinary program dedicated to the practice, teaching and science of mind, brain and body interactions and women's health.
The University of North Carolina Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders (co-directors Douglas A. Drossman, MD and William E. Whitehead, MD).
This site offers up-to-date information on functional GI and motility disorders for both the professional and the patient, and provides information on the Center and its research, training, and clinical treatment opportunities. It is co-directed by Douglas A Drossman, MD and William E. Whitehead, Ph.D, who are leading authorities in the field of functional gastrointestinal syndromes.
International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
IFFGD, the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders, is a nonprofit education and research organization founded in 1991 by Nancy Norton. IFFGD addresses the issues surrounding life with gastrointestinal (GI) functional and motility disorders and increases the awareness about these disorders among the general public, researchers, and the clinical care community.
UCLA Center for Neurovisceral Sciences & Women's Health
A multidisciplinary program dedicated to the practice, teaching and science of mind, brain and body interactions and women's health (Emeran A. Mayer, MD, Executive Director).
- University of Michigan Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center (Daniel J. Clauw, MD, Director)
The Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center brings together nationally renowned clinicians and investigators dedicated to the research and mechanisms of Chronic Multi-symptom Illnesses (CMI), such as Fibromyalgia (FM) and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). The Center uses a multidisciplinary approach to examine the role that central nervous system dysfunction plays in chronic pain and fatigue syndromes.
- The National Fibromyalgia Association (co-directors Douglas A. Drossman, MD and William E. Whitehead, MD).
The National Fibromyalgia Association (previously known as the National Fibromyalgia Awareness Campaign) is a [501(c) 3] nonprofit organization whose mission is:
To develop and execute programs dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with Fibromyalgia by increasing the awareness of the public, media, government and medical communities.