@btrfly12 Christina Lizaso

Patient Leader

Christina Lizaso, known on Twitter as @btrfly12, is a community engagement professional who utilizes her background in nonprofit and volunteer management to empower patients and strengthen the patient voice. She is a CHEK2 previvor whose passion for this work has been driven by her own strong family history of cancer. Christina is the co-founder and co-moderator of the #gyncsm community for gynecologic cancer. She is a digital ambassador for the National Society of Genetic Counselors and a patient advisor for Clara Health, which empowers patients to connect with the right clinical trial. Christina also moderated the Empowered #patientchat community and chats for two and a half years.

Nominations

Advocating for Another Best in Show: Twitter

Christina has done a remarkable job building and fostering communities on Twitter. From moderating #gyncsm, a community for women impacted by gynecologic cancers to moderating the empowering #patientchat. Christina constantly goes above and beyond to foster communities of support and share timely and relevant resources for patients and advocates.  — Lilly

Christina has done a remarkable job building and fostering communities on Twitter. From her work as moderator of #gyncsm, a community for those impacted by gynecologic cancers to the always empowering #patientchat. Christina is a leader who consistently shares relevant and informative resources for patients and advocates.  — Lilly

It was a pleasure to work with Christina last summer on the #dazzle4rare project on Twitter and other social media platforms. She is hard working and incredibly active as an advocate and educator.  — Kimberly

Christina is an amazing gynecologic cancer advocate. As tweet chat moderator for the #gyncsm chat she develops questions and creates the environment that allows the free flow of ideas and discussions during the monthly chat. Daily she tweets topics of interest to the #gyncsm community and promotes and shares evidence based research.  — Dee

@btrfly12 Christina Lizaso

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