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Nancy Klimas, M.D.

Nancy Klimas, M.D.

Principal Investigator for CFI Cohort Recruitment
Professor of Medicine
Professor and Chair of the Department of Clinical Immunology
Scientific Director of the Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine
Nova Southeastern University

Dr. Nancy Klimas is a Professor of Medicine at Nova Southeastern University, Professor and Chair of the Department of Clinical Immunology and Scientific Director of the newly established Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine.  She is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, a diplomate in Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology, and Director of Clinical Immunology Research at the Miami VAMC.

She has achieved international recognition for her research and clinical efforts in complex medical disorders such as chronic fatigue syndrome and gulf war illness. She is past president of the International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Myalgic Encephalopathy (IACFS/ME), a professional organization of clinicians and investigators, and a member of the HHS CFS Advisory Committee.

Her dual appointment with Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is to direct the Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine, a collaborative institute with the Miami VAMC and other institutions dedicated to the study of GWI, CFS/ME and other complex medical diseases.