Meet the Finalists

Julie Flygare

Julie Flygare, JD, is a leading narcolepsy spokesperson, award-winning author, and blogger diagnosed…

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Sharon Coyle-Saeed

My name is Sharon and I am just so honored to be nominated for this award! I am the CEO and founder of…

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Kelli Dunham

I am a Brooklyn-based RN and stand up comic and author of seven books of humorous health related nonfiction.…

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Mitch Sturgeon

Before my diagnosis I was living the dream. I enjoyed a variety of physical activities such as golf,…

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Kristal

As an advocate chronicling my experiences with the chronic pain/symptoms of Fibromyalgia, I work tirelessly…

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Kati

My name is Kati Morton and I am a MFTI who specializes in mental health. My video series "Healthy Mind,…

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Dave Head

“I am a humorous, courageous, honest man who encourages, supports & loves others by being vulnerable…

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Cambridge BioMarketing

Cambridge BioMarketing is a rare disease and specialty communications agency, blending medical insights…

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Nichole Klute Rushton

I want to bring adrenal diseases and patient's struggles to the forefront of medical awareness to improve…

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Matt Pappas

I am a Blogger, Podcaster, Author, and Advocate for Survivors of Abuse. I started Surviving My Past as…

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Personal Connected Health Alliance

The Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance) aims to make health and wellness an effortless part…

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Marla Murasko

I am an extremely passionate Down Syndrome Parent Influencer spreading awareness for Down Syndrome &…

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The #BCSM Community

The Breast Cancer Social Media (BCSM) community began with a simple question – could the power of social…

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Kathy

In the summer of 1998, after carefully weighing all my options with my doctor, I was admitted to the…

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Action For Adrenal Awareness

Our team knows what it means to live with this rare, invisible and sometimes fatal disease-Addison's…

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Jack Whelan

Jack is an active Research & Legislative Advocate, a strong supporter of the development of Precision…

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The Psych Central Show With Host Gabe Howard

My name is Gabe Howard and I'm an award-winning writer & speaker who lives with bipolar and anxiety disorders.…

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IlanaJacqueline

Let’s Feel Better was created to share tips, advice and personal stories about my experiences dealing…

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International Foundation for Autoimmune & Autoinflammatory Arthritis

WE ARE AN INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR AUTOIMMUNE & AUTOINFLAMMATORY DISEASES WITH ARTHRITIS AS A MAJOR…

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Tom Kindlon

I have Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.)* since February 1989, when I was just 16. I wasn't diagnosed…

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Alison

My name is Alison and I'm behind Empowering Patients, LLC. "Advocating to clarify the healthcare world…

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Katie Brown

At age 22 I became a cancer survivor. At age 29 my dad was diagnosed with the deadliest cancer killer,…

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Rick Banas

A strong advocate for affordable assisted living communities that provide frail older adults and adults…

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Lilly Stairs

My reason for being was ignited in 2011 when I was diagnosed with two autoimmune conditions - Crohn's…

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DiabeticDanica

I make educational, yet entertaining videos on all things diabetes! From tutorials to song parodies to…

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Milena Moon

I share my story of stage 4 endometriosis at 26, going through chemical menopause, pelvic floor dysfunction,…

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