Health Activist Hero Nominees

Do I Look Sick?

1 in 2 people have an invisible, chronic illness. Health isn't just skin deep. Rachel blogs about…

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Tiffany Kairos

Diagnosed with epilepsy, as an advocate for the cause, I find it a mission and passion to raise awareness,…

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Ronny Allan

Ronny Allan was diagnosed with incurable Metastatic Neuroendocrine Cancer in July 2010 after presenting…

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Amanda Siebe, #PatientsNotAddicts, Disabled Americans for Change

Amanda is the founder and CEO of Disabled Americans for Change (NPO and 501c3) which is the largest grassroots…

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Life Takes Guts - @reneesfight

Since being diagnosed with Gastroparesis caused by Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and Dysautonomia, I have gone…

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@JessicaGimeno

Jessica fights 5 illnesses daily: bipolar 2, myasthenia gravis, endometriosis, asthma, and psoriasis.…

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MarlaJan- Luck Fupus

I drew the short straw in the family gene pool- but I ain't mad about it. I was born w/ a complex heart…

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Bob DeMarco

Bob DeMarco is the Founder of the Alzheimer's Reading Room (ARR). AlzheimersReadingRoom.com The…

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Jacob Moore

Jacob Moore is a filmmaker, speaker & founder of NoStigmas, a global peer support network for mental…

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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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Julie Flygare

Julie Flygare, JD, is a leading narcolepsy spokesperson, award-winning author, and blogger diagnosed…

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The Psych Central Show With Host Gabe Howard

My name is Gabe Howard and I'm an award-winning writer & speaker who lives with bipolar and anxiety disorders.…

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Aaron Blocker

My name is Aaron, and I have Crohn's, AVN, Osteoporosis, a rare genetic disease called hypophosphatasia…

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VeganOstomy

My name is Eric, and I have a permanent ileostomy as a result of Crohn's Disease - and I eat plants …

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Julie Cerrone Croner

Just because it's a bad day doesn't mean you have a bad life! Living with a chronic illness can be hard,…

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Sara

The name Sara is pretty common so ask for the one without a rectum and you'll find me! ;-p I have Crohn…

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Megan, The Front Butt YouTuber

I’m primarily an Inflammatory Bowel Disease and ostomy advocate on multiple social media platforms; YouTube,…

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Heather

Patient and client advocacy is one of the paramount responsibilities of care. Patient engagement, ability…

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@AlishaMBridges

I've dealt with severe plaque psoriasis for over 20 years, an autoimmune disease that affects the skin…

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The #BCSM Community

The Breast Cancer Social Media (BCSM) community began with a simple question – could the power of social…

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Steve "Remissionman" Brown

Steve has been racing marathons and triathlons for close to 30 years. He has also been living with a…

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ChiToBe Wellness

Daily, the global community of "Chi-lifters" save the lives of people who feel overwhelmed to the snapping…

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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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Rare Candace

I am a rare disease patient who began advocating for others after researching and using an off-label…

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Tom Seaman

For nearly 20 years I have lived with dystonia, a neurological movement disorder. Being involved in support…

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David Susman PhD

I'm a clinical psychologist and mental health advocate. My blog (davidsusman.com) is focused on mental…

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Sharon Rose Nissley, Klippel-Feil Syndrome Freedom

Rare Disease Activist | Creator | Interior Designer | Beagle Lover | Artist | Reader | Swims the Sea…

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DAVID LYONS MSFC

I Founded the MS Fitness Challenge to provide certified fitness professionals to people with MS nationwide…

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