Patient Leader

Diagnosed with Lupus over 36 years ago, I openly share my healthcare story, resources and support online. I strive to raise awareness for Lupus, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis and new technology (like "how Virtual Reality can help patients reduce their pain") wherever I am, from Capitol Hill to participating in a healthcare chat on Twitter, or giving a keynote from the stage in New Orleans at the Health IT Expo conference. As a patient advocate, I believe that sharing patient stories are vital to improving the healthcare system. I am a passionate healthcare activist who is honored to be nominated for WEGO Health Awards as a "Patient Leader."


Culver City, CA


Best in Show: Twitter


Healthcare Collaborator: Patient

Amanda is a shining example of amazing advocacy and willingness to give others a voice. She should be celebrated with recognition!  — Barby

Past Awards Participation

Fourth Annual Health Activist Awards


Best in Show: Twitter

Fifth Annual Health Activist Awards


Best in Show: Twitter

Sixth Annual WEGO Health Awards


Best in Show: Community Best in Show: Facebook Best in Show: Twitter

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