Health Activist Hero Nominees

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Regina

Regina Holliday is a patient rights activist known for her advocacy murals. She founded The Walking Gallery…

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Michael Fernandez- Migraine Discussions

I'm a 24 year old terminal vasculitis, Cluster Headache, Neuropathy, Asthma, and Chronic Migraine advocate…

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Tiffany Westrich-Robertson

I am a patient living with RA, Sjogren's, & Axial Spondy & CEO of IFAA: International Foundation for…

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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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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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@JessicaGimeno

Jessica fights 5 illnesses daily: bipolar 2, myasthenia gravis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, asthma,…

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Kids With Food Allergies/Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA),…

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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 150 Chronic Pain Diseases | President, International Pain Foundation | Best…

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Pam Bower

Since 1994 Advocate for Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) and Ataxia. 1995-2000 Co-Founder International…

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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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Heather

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

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The Malleable Mom

My children and I have EDS. I was chronically ill and undiagnosed for 30+ years, and fell through every…

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Hurt Blogger - Britt

Britt Johnson is an ePatient advocate empowering patients to be the drivers of their health while making…

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Crohns - Leaving The Seat Down

Hi, I'm Vern, I'm from Canada and I have been living with Crohn's Disease for 28 years now, which means…

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The Happy Tummy

The Happy Tummy is a blog dedicated towards making life with a digestive illness less of a pain in the…

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Rayannes Forbes - A Graves Disease Journey

Hi, I’m Rayanne! In 2010 I was diagnosed with Graves Disease. Like many others, I discovered there was…

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Anuradha - Fibromyalgia Awareness

There's tremendous lack of awareness about Fibromyalgia. The symptoms include 24x7 pain, hypersensitivities,…

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Jane Colby FRSA

As a school principal I developed severe ME from a polio-related virus (1985). An ME activist since 1991,…

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Mike Veny

My name is Mike Veny and I am the founder of Transforming Stigma™. As a person who struggles with mental…

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The Great Bowel Movement

The Great Bowel Movement is a social awareness movement with the goals of empowering patients associated…

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Katie

Katie works as a kindergarten teacher and as the president and co-founder of Life as a Zebra Foundation…

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Kelly Crabb - #purpleproject

im kelly (#purpleproject). i blog & run a facebook community for those living w/IBD, arthritis, autoimmune…

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