Dr. Caplan is a board-certified doctor of Family Medicine. After an early career in brain mapping research at UCLA, he graduated from Williams College, completed his medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine and a Family Medicine residency at Boston University.
Mildred Velez is the founder and executive director of the FCSA. Mildred has worked in the social services industry since 1997. Mildred is the Co-Founder of a nationally recognized homeless youth shelter, which offers the most comprehensive mental and medical health services available to this population. Mildred is committed to equality in care and treatment of others. Mildred was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in 2007 and founded the FCSA in response to the lack of adequate education, treatment and support for those living with Fibromyalgia. Mildred is on a quest to amplify the voices of the sick, poor and marginalized. In her spare time, she serves as a volunteer TBall Coach in the City of Newark. She enjoys teaching inner city youth ages 4-7 the wonderful game of baseball and valuable life-skills.
REVOLUTIONIZING FIBROMYALGIA CARE
The mission of the Fibromyalgia Care Society of America (FCSA) is to provide education, care, and supportive services to individuals living with fibromyalgia, their families, and the community at large. FCSA will also work to educate medical providers on the appropriate diagnostic, care, and treatment of those living with this condition.