Lifetime Achievement Nominees

The Frey Life

We are daily vloggers on YouTube showing the ups and downs of everyday life with Cystic Fibrosis! Encouraging…

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Simon Stones

I'm Simon - a 24 year old living with arthritis, Crohn's disease and fibromyalgia. My own experiences…

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Natalie Y. Beavers

I've survived epilepsy for over 35 years now and all I want to do is support and advocate for the many…

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Pam Bower

Since 1994: Advocate for Multiple System Atrophy & Ataxia 1994-2000: Co-Founder International Network…

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Barby Ingle

Barby is an advocate for PTs w 150+ Chronic & Rare Diseases | Pres. International Pain Foundation (vol…

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Jenni Grover

Jenni Grover is Founder of ChronicBabe.com, where she draws on her experience with fibromyalgia and other…

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Amy

Amy Medling, CHC, is the founder of PCOS Diva.com, an online resource dedicated to helping women understand…

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@pcosgurl

Ashley has served PCOS and chronic illness communities for over 18 years. She actively participates with…

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TotallyADD.com

Rick Green is an award-winning producer, director, writer and comedic performer who has made hundreds…

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Bipolar Hot Mess

Bipolar II, chronic pain, and eating disorders are my main focus.I first tried blogging in 2011 with…

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International Hyperhidrosis Society

Hyperhidrosis (extreme, uncontrollable sweating affecting 4.8% of people) is often misunderstood, misrepresented…

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Barbara Jacoby

I am a 2x breast cancer survivor who was given a course of treatment by my oncologist that was determined…

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John M. Grohol

I've been advocating and writing about mental health issues online since 1992, starting with the indexing…

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Dr. Patty Verdugo, PsyD

I was injured at age 20. I have now had now had 9 back surgeries (4 this year in 2017). I have been an…

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Mentally Aware Nigeria Initiative (MANI)

MANI is a registered non-profit organisation (CAC/IT/83725), focused on breaking the silence and alleviating…

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Sharon Coyle-Saeed

My name is Sharon and I am just so honored to be nominated for this award! I am the CEO and founder of…

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Erin Smith

Erin Smith was diagnosed with celiac disease in 1981 and has been eating gluten-free ever since. She…

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Tom Kindlon

I have Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.)* since February 1989, when I was just 16. I wasn't diagnosed…

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G-PACT (Gastroparesis Patient Association for Cures and Treatments)

We are the #1 non-profit fighting Gastroparesis, CIPO, colonic inertia, & other GI paralytic conditions.…

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David Harlow

I am a health care attorney and consultant. I am a cancer survivor and have had close family members…

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Khafre Kujichagulia Abif

Khafre Kujichagulia Abif, MLS is an Atlanta-based HIV/AIDS, Bisexual, and Social Justice activist, writer,…

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ilene corina

Following the death of her son from a medical injury she founded PULSE of NY a nonprofit community based,…

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LupusChick

I've been a member of the autoimmune world for the past 17 years, and while it has had its share of difficulties,…

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Lawrence

I have had diabetes for 43 years and RA for 17. Recently I was diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis,…

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Cathy Kramer

Rheumatoid arthritis is a part of who I am. Understanding that, I share my journey of RA and how it relates…

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Frank Rivera

I am a patient advocate as well as a patient for Sarcoidosis. I was diagnosed in 2011, but was misdiagnosed…

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Trevis L Gleason

Trevis L Gleason's Life With MS Blog is one of the oldest and most respected patient blogs on the topic…

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Ashley D Loomis

I have had crohns since 4+1/2 I'm 65 now.I have been active for many years helping others. I have 3…

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Al Levin

I have a blog (thedepressionfiles.com) where I post on topics of mental health, depression, men & depression,…

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