Donnie Hogan

Patient Leader

Thank you for the 2nd nomination., I am Donnie Hogan, kid brother to Anna Nicole Smith. I am a strong advocate for Service Dogs. I have felt the sting of disability discrimination. Me and my wife now fight to help others know their rights. It has been medically documented that my disease Ankylosing Spondylitis is a hereditary disease and through a DNA gene marking test called HLA-B27 . This means any sibling of mine or their heirs could inherit the painful disease Ankylosing Spondylitis. This includes my sister Anna Nicole Smith. I advocate for this disease because the pain is absolutely brutal for some and many like my sister lost their lives not even knowing the disease existed.


Deming , CO


Patient Leader Hero

Past Awards Participation

Sixth Annual WEGO Health Awards


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Donnie Hogan

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