Kelli Dunham

Patient Leader

I am a Brooklyn-based RN and stand up comic and author of seven books of humorous health related nonfiction. and have created a zine series focusing on healthcare for queer folks. I lost two partners to cancer and advocate for caregivers rights as well as culturally appropriate gender inclusive care for LGBT people. I am also the founder and producer of Organ Recital, a patient-focused storytelling festival about bodies health and healthcare that takes places each spring in New York City. I don't believe that laughter is the best medicine; I believe that laughter is the best accompaniment to hard times and um actual medicine.

Past Awards Participation

Sixth Annual WEGO Health Awards

Finalist

Hilarious Patient Leader

Third Annual Health Activist Awards

Nominations

Hilarious Health Activist

Fourth Annual Health Activist Awards

Nominations

Hilarious Health Activist
Kelli Dunham

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