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Bruce Campbell, Ph.D.
Dr. Campbell is the creator and first Executive Director (1998-2014) of the ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Self-Help Program, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that offers low-cost online self-help courses and other resources for people affected by Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and fibromyalgia (FM). The organization has offered more than 600 self-management classes since its founding in 1998 and maintains a website with hundreds of articles and other resources.

A recovered CFS patient, Dr. Campbell is a graduate of Stanford University and holds a Ph.D. from the University of California. Before becoming ill with CFS, he worked in the Patient Education program at the Stanford Medical School. He is the author of the book Managing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia: Feel Better, Take Charge, Regain Hope.

Charles Lapp, M.D.
Dr. Lapp is the founder of the Hunter-Hopkins Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, one of the few medical practices in the United States to specialize in treating CFS, fibromyalgia and related disorders. He began treating people with CFS/FM in 1985. He retired in 2018, but is still active at the Center and in CFS/FM organizations.

Dr. Lapp received his medical degree from Albany Medical College in New York. He completed residencies in internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Since 1982, he has been a Clinical Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Duke University. He has treated people with CFS and FM since 1985.

Dr. Lapp is a recipient of the Outstanding Clinician Award from the IACFS/ME (International ssociation for CFS/ME), an organization of leading researchers and doctors. He has written numerous articles, several book chapters on CFS/FM, and has spoken widely.

He co-authored the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) Provider Program on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, the IACFS "Primer for Clinical Practitioners," and "A Framework for Fibromyalgia Management," as well as two MedScape programs on diagnosing and treating CFS.