Driving research of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS),
Post Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS), Fibromyalgia and Long COVID.

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, […]

Christopher Armstrong, PhD

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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 […]

Linda Tannenbaum, Founder & CEO/President

The inception of Open Medicine Foundation (OMF) traces back to the personal journey of its founder, Linda Tannenbaum. As OMF’s President and CEO, Linda’s motivation was deeply personal; her daughter, at the age of 16, was struck by ME/CFS, a diagnosis that came without the prospect of diagnostic tests or viable treatments. Confronted with the painful reality of […]

In Loving Memory of Ronald G. Tompkins, MD, ScD

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Sumner M. Redstone Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Founding Director, Center for Surgery, Innovation & Bioengineering, Massachusetts General Hospital Former Co-Director, OMF-sponsored ME/CFS Collaboration at the Harvard-Affiliated Hospitals, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital September 24, 1951- January 17, 2022 Dr. Ronald Tompkins’s work in the genomics, proteomics, and ultrastructural roles in inflammation and metabolism, and […]