She is a member of the federal CFS Advisory Committee
(CFSAC) and former President and current Board Member of the
International Association of CFS/ME (IACFS/ME) and a founding editor
of the Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
Dr Klimas has been a leader in the field of ME/CFS
research for many years and recently Dr Klimas opened a model clinic
for CFS patients with the aim to treat patients as well as train doctors.
Dr Klimas has published over a 130 peer reviewed
principal investigator of one of the NIH sponsored CFS Research
Centers she leads a multidisciplinary research team representing the
fields of immunology, autonomic medicine, neuroendocrinology,
behavioral psychology, rheumatology, nutrition, and exercise
physiology. The University of Miami CFS Research Center is exploring
interactions between the immune, autonomic and neuroendocrine.