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Patient Leader

Ashley Levinson's advocacy includes online campaigns #Heart4PCOS and #LemonFaceChallenge which have run over the past three years and engaged thousands online. She has a background in healthcare as an orthopaedic surgical first assist and certified medical assistant and has served as a PCOS Program coordinator for Drexel PCOS Center and volunteer, executive director and advisor to many PCOS, Chronic Illness and Women's Health Organizations. She has and continues to advance awareness through social media campaigns, articles, podcasts and blog posts and has made multiple appearances on television ncluding Discovery Health's Mystery Diagnosis. Glamour Magazine and Womand World Magazine to advance education about the syndrome. Recently Ashley joined PCOS Challenge in Washinton DC to lobby for legislation to bring more funding and awareness to PCOS and has founded an online pcos petition which has gained over 26.5K signatures aimed at Tge National Institues of Health to invest more than 0.1% of government spending into more research, education and outreach for PCOS.

Location

Mantua, NJ

Nominations

Best Kept Secret Patient Leader Hero Lifetime Achievement Best in Show: Facebook Advocating for Another

Winner

Best in Show: Twitter

Ashley has been advocating for PCOS for many years, she goes above and beyond even while she is out sick herself. You will see her tweeting from hospital rooms etc. She also steps for other health issues and retweets important messages from other advocates in other fields, such as me. She is a top notch individual.  — Jim

I have recently befriended her on social media due to us both sharing an unfortunate disease called PCOS. following her on social media I love how raw and informational she is to others around her regarding PCOS. She is a beautiful advocate that seems to work very hard to make sure to bring MUCH NEEDED awareness to the nasty disease!  — Angella

Ashley is an exemplary example of a fierce, brave advocate. She is an educated, kind, positive role model for women and girls in the PCOS community. I have looked up to her and her work for years, and am proud to have her as a face of cysters everywhere.  — Shelby

Ashley is a woman who has literally dedicated the majority of the last 18 years innovating, educating and advocating for PCOS Awareness... Her favorite quote change begins with me is evident in the countless campaigns, events and seminars she has taken part in and created with one goal and one goal bnb only.. to make PCOS a health priority!

Past Awards Participation

Fifth Annual Health Activist Awards

Nominations

Best Kept Secret Lifetime Achievement

Finalist

Health Activist Hero

Fourth Annual Health Activist Awards

Nominations

Health Activist Hero

Sixth Annual WEGO Health Awards

Nominations

Patient Leader Hero Lifetime Achievement Rookie of The Year
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