Meet the Nominees

Anne Mauney

Registered Dietitian and healthy lifestyle blogger helping clients and readers to improve their relationships…

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Marel Pike

I’ve lived with PsA all my life. I was formally fiagnised in 1998. Prior to diagnosis I had never heard…

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Shane Schulz

Shane Schulz is a Public Speaker, Mental Health Advocate and the CEO and Founder of the Speaking to the…

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Nadia

I began crocheting to pass the time during all my numerous hospital stays I had endured through my journey…

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FayeWaddams

I started to advocate for women with epilepsy in pregnancy when I fell pregnant with my son back in 2014.…

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Karen M. Horton, M.D.

Dr. Karen Horton is Internationally Board Certified in Plastic Surgery by both the American Board of…

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Purpleflowersofepilepsy.org

Got epilepsy when I was 15. Changed my attitude and decided to advocate and educate my peers. It is important…

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Pozitively Dee

Happy Day! My name is Davina Conner I became an advocate/activist for HIV almost 4 years ago. I was diagnosed…

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Terri Sutula, Reclaiming HOPE Blog

Hi, I'm Terri, and I write Reclaiming HOPE blog. I have a passion for helping others thrive, not just…

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Dr. Deepak Arora

Creating awareness and dispelling myths surrounding sexual health issues in India is one of my missions…

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Katie

My name is Katie, and I was diagnosed with scoliosis when I was 6 years old. I wore a back brace 23 hours…

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Kate the (Almost) Great

Kate the (Almost) Great is a lifestyle blog about writing, health, and my millennial life. I use my blog…

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Hilary Topper

I started to run at the age of 48. At 53, I competed in my first triathlon. Today, I have competed in…

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Jen Block

I’ve spent my whole career, over 20 years in diabetes – and with diabetes – trying to make diabetes better…

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Angela Ronson

In 2002, I had an AVM Stroke which is like an aneurysm. I am supposedly vegetative and still in a coma.…

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CrazyCreoleMommy

"Tackling Mommyhood One Flare Up & Tantrum At A Time!"-Crazy Creole Mommy Chronicles. Brooke Abbott…

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Becoming Autism

I began my YouTube channel "Becoming Autism" in the hopes of breaking down the stigmas associated with…

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Marie Buckner (aka Booktoots)

I started my blog Booktoots' Healing when feeling alone while dealing with my total knee replacement.…

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Michael Frolichstein

Following a lifetime of dismissive doctors and unexplained symptoms, filmmaker Michael Frolichstein received…

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Sara

The name Sara is pretty common so ask for the one without a rectum and you'll find me! ;-p I have Crohn…

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Erin Palinski-Wade

As a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator, and certified personal trainer, my mission is…

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HerDaringThoughts

My name is Nikki Opara. I am a psychology graduate from California State University Fullerton. I am a…

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Melissa Adams VanHouten

After being diagnosed with gastroparesis in February of 2014, I became a passionate advocate for those…

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International Hyperhidrosis Society

Hyperhidrosis (extreme, uncontrollable sweating affecting 4.8% of people) is often misunderstood, misrepresented…

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CassidyMeganPD

Hi, I am the founder of Purple Day for Epilepsy. Purple Day is celebrated every year on March 26th…

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Cheryl

I am a mom who is interested in the mind and its effects on the body and spirit. I have personally experienced…

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jim

i have psoriasis, psoriatic arthritus, raynauds phenomenon, migraine sufferer, i have 2 herniated, 1…

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Prevent Cancer Foundation

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is the only U.S.-based nonprofit organization solely dedicated to cancer…

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