Lisa Emrich

Patient Leader

Lisa is a professional musician turned passionate patient advocate who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2005 and rheumatoid arthritis in 2007. She has been a central figure within the online MS and RA communities for 10 years. Writer and moderator for, writer and social ambassador for, and consultant to organizations serving patient needs, Lisa works tirelessly to educate, inspire, and activate patients to take charge of their health. An award winner, Lisa has been named top Patient Advocate by the PM360 Magazine ELITE 100 list for 2017. She also completed her first BikeMS ride pedaling for 67 miles in the 2017 Chesapeake Challenge!


Falls Church, VA

Past Awards Participation

Sixth Annual WEGO Health Awards


Best in Show: Twitter
Lisa Emrich

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