Whitney P.

Patient Leader

Whit is a Blogger, Advocate and Patient Leader in the Epilepsy Community. Living with epilepsy for over 30 years, she has dedicated her life to advocating for those with the condition and other chronic illnesses. Whit is also a healthcare advocate. Helping push the envelope so that no one is denied health coverage due to pre-existing conditions. Through her blog "Changing Focus", Whit reminds us that we are not limited by our conditions. We must use them to push ourselves past the limits society places on those with "disabilities". Through it all, Whit teaches the importance of self-care and how that is the best gift you can give to yourself. Change your focus, change your life!


Plano, TX


Best in Show: Blog

Past Awards Participation

Fifth Annual Health Activist Awards


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Sixth Annual WEGO Health Awards


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Whitney P.

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