Lifetime Achievement Nominees

Tiffany Kairos

As an epilepsy survivor, I am an epilepsy advocate, blogger and founder of the Organization and online…

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Kristal

Suffering with Fibromyalgia myself, I am a Fibromyalgia Advocate, Educator and Awareness Coordinator…

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Natalie Y. Beavers

Natalie Y. Beavers is an epilepsy survivor, advocate, and founder of the “Angels Of Epilepsy Foundation…

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Barby Ingle

Cheerleader of HOPE - Barby Ingle, BSc, is an Amazon bestselling author, reality television personality,…

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@pcosgurl

Ashley Levinson's advocacy includes online campaigns #Heart4PCOS and #LemonFaceChallenge which have run…

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Sharon Rose Nissley, Klippel-Feil Syndrome Freedom

Hi, I'm Sharon Rose I am an interior designer and volunteer rare disease patient advocate, both in…

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Fibromyalgia Care Society of America, Inc.

Mildred Velez is the founder and president of the Fibromyalgia Care Society of America, Inc. (FCSA).…

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Danny van Leeuwen

A two-legged, cisgender, old, white man of privilege living in a food oasis with multiple sclerosis committed…

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Dr Akerkar

I am a rheumatologist & have seen the daily struggles of an Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) warrior. Over…

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Tom Kindlon

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

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Bev 'YumaBev' Ribaudo

I have had Young Onset Parkinson's Disease (PD) for 20+ years and use laughter and humor to treat myself…

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Cathy Chester

I've been passionately advocating for the MS community for over 30 years! I was diagnosed with multiple…

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Making Lemonade Because I Can

I am a 47 year old woman who had to quit her passion (teaching) due to advancing MS at the age of 42.…

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Frank Rivera

Sarcoidosis of Long Island has grown into an advocating organization to fight for the rights of people…

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Kelli Roseta

Kelli Roseta is a lupus advocate, award-winning blogger, & community liaison. She is also a 28 year…

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Alicia C. Staley

Passion is a strong and barely controllable emotion which is often fueled by love…and even by hate. …

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@MyelomaTeacher

Cynthia attended Rutgers University graduating with degrees in Psychology and Education. Upon graduation…

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Michelle Tracy (The Migraine Warrior)

Michelle L. Tracy is a preschool teacher turned Patient Advocate whose mission is to empathize, educate,…

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