By Cort Johnson in Health Rising.
This is the first of a couple of blogs that will celebrate visionaries within the ME/CFS/FM communities who took action to make their visions real. Dr. Bateman was doing yeoman’s work serving the ME/CFS/FM community in her medical practice in Salt Lake City, Utah. She could have kept doing that – and been satisfied with the knowledge that she’d dedicated her career to serving some of the most in need.
It wasn’t enough, though. With too few people being served she decided to make a startling leap. She would transform her small private practice into the much larger non-profit – the Bateman Horne Center – in hopes that it would garner the funds needed to serve many more people – not just patients in Salt Lake City – but patients, researchers and doctors across the world.
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