Open Medicine Foundation®
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ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

Foundation Staff

Linda Tannenbaum, Founder & CEO/President

Linda Tannenbaum is Founder and CEO/President of Open Medicine Foundation (OMF), an independent non-profit dedicated to funding and facilitating open and collaborative scientific research towards clinical breakthroughs for chronic complex diseases, such as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), post treatment Lyme disease, and fibromyalgia. Ms. Tannenbaum founded OMF after her daughter came down with sudden […]
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Ronald G. Tompkins, MD, ScD
Chief Medical Officer – Open Medicine Foundation

Sumner M. Redstone Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Founding Director, Center for Surgery, Innovation & Bioengineering, Massachusetts General Hospital Co-Director, The OMF-sponsored ME/CFS Collaboration at the Harvard-Affiliated Hospitals, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital Dr. Ronald Tompkins's work in the genomics, proteomics, and ultrastructural roles in inflammation and metabolism promises to discover underlying mechanisms of ME/CFS, and his leadership in multidisciplinary, multi-institutional large research projects will energize OMF’s efforts to ignite ME/CFS research across the globe.
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Kathleen Morgen, Vice President of Philanthropy

Kathleen Morgen comes to us most recently as the Principal of Morgen Lloyd & Associates, a full service consulting firm for non-profits, raising millions of dollars annually and offering a comprehensive menu of fundraising and management services.  Throughout her 30+ year career, Kathleen has supported the growth and development of nonprofits and hospitals across California, […]
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Christopher Armstrong, PhD, OMF Science Liaison

Chris Armstrong, PhD, is most well known for his research using metabolomics to observe biochemical alterations in ME/CFS patients. He began his work in this field at the University of Melbourne, beginning a PhD project to apply metabolomics to study ME/CFS and published his first ME/CFS metabolomics study on blood and urine in 2015. Since […]
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Debby Husch, Administrative Manager

Debby Husch has worked in non-profit fundraising for two decades. In her prior role at a national healthcare organization, Debby provided support to a national network of over 40 chapters, fostering fundraising growth and enhancing organizational strength; she planned week-long conferences and more. Debby has extensive experience in special event and project management. At OMF, […]
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