Healthcare Collaborator: Patient Nominees

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Julie Flygare

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

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@JessicaGimeno

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

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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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Barby Ingle

Barby is an advocate for 150 Chronic Pain Diseases | President, International Pain Foundation | Best…

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Simon Stones

I'm Simon - a 23 year old living with arthritis, Crohn's disease and fibromyalgia. My own experiences…

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Tiffany Kairos

As an epilepsy fighter, I am passionate about epilepsy advocacy, education, awareness and support. I…

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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 heart defect…

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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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Julie Cerrone

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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Aaron Blocker

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

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Jack Whelan

Jack is an active Research & Legislative Advocate, a strong supporter of the development of Precision…

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Lilly Stairs

My reason for being was ignited in 2011 when I was diagnosed with two autoimmune conditions - Crohn's…

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Katie Brown

At age 22 I became a cancer survivor. At age 29 my dad was diagnosed with the deadliest cancer killer,…

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Josh Robbins HIV [imstilljosh]

HIV was a topic I wore a red ribbon -- a cause, until I learned on 1.24.12 that the first person I would…

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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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Bill Sydnor

I was diagnosed with MSA in July 2010 and began blogging about my experiences on my Facebook page, "Living…

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Joyce Marter, CEO of Urban Balance

I have been a licensed psychotherapist since 1998 and believe in de-stigmatizing mental health issues…

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Annette McKinnon @anetto

Over 30 years ago I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Work was my major focus - when you can't…

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Erin M. Akers

In 2008 I created the Diabulimia Awareness facebook group, the world's first online community for diabetics…

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Angela Ronson

In 2002, I had an AVM Stroke which is like an aneurysm. I am supposedly vegetative and still in a coma.…

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Shakir Cannon

Shakir Cannon is a Health Information Advocate and Co-Founder of the Minority Coalition for Precision…

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Carla Kienast

I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in June 2008, had hip-replacement surgery in August 2008, shoulder…

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Danny van Leeuwen

An action catalyst empowering people traveling together toward best health (patients, caregivers, and…

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VictoriaGraham

My advocacy efforts spur from my own personal experiences as a patient with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Chiari,…

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Charlotta Norgaard

As a lupus patient, I know what it is like to go through chronic pain and constant worry. I combined…

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