Brigid Laurito

Patient Leader

Brigid is a Nationally Licensed Massage Therapist, & Pharmacy Technician. She created her blog My Rheumatoid Arthritis Journey after being diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis 9 years ago. In May of 2012, The Arthritis Foundation recognized Brigid's efforts to spread awareness and made her an Ambassador for the Greater Hartford Walk to Cure Arthritis as well as serve on the committee every year after. January 2014, She was asked to join The Arthritis Foundation Leadership Board and still holds her seat today. Last year Brigid & her daughter were also diagnosed with a rare genetic disease called Ehlers Danlos. Her mission is to raise understanding of chronic invisible diseases.

Location

Rocky Hill, CT

Nominations

Best in Show: Blog Best Kept Secret

Past Awards Participation

Third Annual Health Activist Awards

Nominations

Best in Show: Facebook
Brigid Laurito

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