Meet the Judges

Bonnie Feldman I DrBonnie360
BONNIE FELDMAN I DRBONNIE360
DrBonnie360’s mission is to create a digitally connected world of personalized care for autoimmune patients.… read more
Pam  Bower
PAM BOWER
I became a Health Advocate for Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) after my mother-in-law was diagnosed in… read more
Jen  Loving i Blue Heel Society
JEN LOVING I BLUE HEEL SOCIETY
Jen Loving is the Chief Content Officer for the Blue Heel Society; a grassroots advocacy group for diabetes;… read more

Bob DeMarco i Alzheimer's Reading Room
BOB DEMARCO I ALZHEIMER'S READING ROOM
Bob DeMarco is the Founder of the Alzheimer's Reading Room (ARR). The goal of the Alzheimer's Reading… read more
Amy  O’Connor I Everyday Health
AMY O’CONNOR I EVERYDAY HEALTH
Vice President, Editorial Director, Everydayhealth.com Amy oversees content strategy and development… read more
Kaitlin  O'Connor i  Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
KAITLIN O'CONNOR I CROHN’S AND COLITIS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
Kaitlin O'Connor is an information specialist for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America’s IBD… read more
Emily Shimpach
EMILY SHIMPACH
Emily was diagnosed with Ph+ Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) in December of 2007. She began working… read more

Kristina Waltman i Arthritis Foundation
KRISTINA WALTMAN I ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION
Kristina Waltman holds over eight years of management and fundraising experience. Starting in 2008, Kristina… read more
Josh Rivedal i The i’Mpossible Project & Changing Minds
JOSH RIVEDAL I THE I’MPOSSIBLE PROJECT & CHANGING MINDS
Josh is the founder and creative director of both The i’Mpossible Project, and Changing Minds, a mental… read more

Dave   Fuehrer i Stupid Cancer
DAVE FUEHRER I STUPID CANCER
Dave Fuehrer is a cancer patient advocate who uses his innovation expertise to create positive change.… read more
Alison  Rothbaum
ALISON ROTHBAUM
I am a long time fighter of multiple autoimmune diseases. I spend countless hours speaking with other… read more

Meredith Ressi   i   DRG
MEREDITH RESSI I DRG
Meredith Ressi has over 15 years' experience leading innovation in the healthcare industry. She currently… read more

Andrea Meyer | The Great Bowel Movement
ANDREA MEYER | THE GREAT BOWEL MOVEMENT
Andrea, a Chicago-area native, was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2000. Once settling into a management… read more

Ned Russel i Publicis Groupe
NED RUSSEL I PUBLICIS GROUPE
November 2016 Ned is an Executive Vice President, Global Client Lead for Publicis Groupe. In his… read more

Kendal Koorenny i HealthAndHighHeels
KENDAL KOORENNY I HEALTHANDHIGHHEELS
Hi, I’m Kendal! After being diagnosed with Lyme Disease in 2014, I was inspired to explore happiness… read more
Martin Naley i Cure Forward
MARTIN NALEY I CURE FORWARD
Martin Naley is the Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Cure Forward. He started the company to solve… read more

Kerri  Sparling  i Six Until Me
KERRI SPARLING I SIX UNTIL ME
Kerri Sparling has been living with type 1 diabetes since 1986, diagnosed at the age of seven. She manages… read more
Alisha Bridges
ALISHA BRIDGES
Alisha Bridges is 1 20+ year psoriasis "conquerer." She started her advocacy in 2011 after writing a… read more

Karen Gaudette Brewer i Remedy Health
KAREN GAUDETTE BREWER I REMEDY HEALTH
Karen Gaudette Brewer’s 15-year media career in journalism and marketing has shaped her expertise in… read more
Casey Quinlan
CASEY QUINLAN
Casey Quinlan covered her share of medical stories as a TV news field producer, and used healthcare as… read more

Chato Stewart
CHATO STEWART
Chato B. Stewart was a Florida board Certified Recovery Peer Specialist - A (CRPS-A). Chato is also the… read more
Nikole Ventrca i LUNGevity
NIKOLE VENTRCA I LUNGEVITY
Nikole Ventrca- My passion to raise lung cancer awareness became evident after my dad ran out of time… read more

Simone Gully I ALSIGE Foundation
SIMONE GULLY I ALSIGE FOUNDATION
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Rebecca Kaplan I Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
REBECCA KAPLAN I CROHN’S & COLITIS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
Rebecca Kaplan has been involved in healthcare advocacy since she was in college, but it truly became… read more
John Ogden i National Psoriasis Foundation
JOHN OGDEN I NATIONAL PSORIASIS FOUNDATION
John Ogden is the Director of Marketing and Communications for the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF… read more
Erika Brown i  COLONTOWN
ERIKA BROWN I COLONTOWN
Ms. Brown, a Montana native, had a healthy career as a corporate executive search professional until… read more
Alicia Aiello i Girls With Guts
ALICIA AIELLO I GIRLS WITH GUTS
Born and raised in Philadelphia, PA Alicia puts a little bit of “brotherly love” into everything she… read more
Pamela Sloate
PAMELA SLOATE
Pamela Sloate is a health activist and dystonia advocate with a background in law, marketing and non… read more

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn i THINK-Health
JANE SARASOHN-KAHN I THINK-HEALTH
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn is a health economist, advisor and trend-weaver supporting organizations at the intersection… read more

Mary P.  Griskewicz i HIMSS
MARY P. GRISKEWICZ I HIMSS
Mary P. Griskewicz, Director of Strategic Sales for the Health Information Systems (HIMSS), the largest… read more

Deeanne Quist i International Foundation of Autoimmune Arthritis
DEEANNE QUIST I INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION OF AUTOIMMUNE ARTHRITIS
Since being diagnosed with an autoimmune arthritis, fibromyalgia and hypermobility syndrome, Deeanne… read more
Trisha Torrey i Every Patient’s Advocate
TRISHA TORREY I EVERY PATIENT’S ADVOCATE
Trisha Torrey is Every Patient’s Advocate, a moniker she adopted after a heinous misdiagnosis in 2004… read more
Ashley Fuchs i The Malleable Mom
ASHLEY FUCHS I THE MALLEABLE MOM
Ashley Fuchs, The Malleable Mom, is an award-winning health activist and humor blogger, and was named… read more
Amy Ohm i Treatment Diaries
AMY OHM I TREATMENT DIARIES
After surviving a cancer diagnosis, Amy uncovered an unmet need in the market to keep health experiences… read more

Brynn Clark
BRYNN CLARK
Brynn Clark is a Chartered Herbalist, Social Media Consultant residing in Ottawa, Canada. She is a Canadian… read more

Jenelle Marie Davis i TheSTDProject.com
JENELLE MARIE DAVIS I THESTDPROJECT.COM
Jenelle Marie Davis is the Founder of TheSTDProject.com, the STD Expert for Answers.com, a Hepatitis… read more