Meet the Nominees

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Aging Younger

Isn't it about time that the healthcare focus be on Prevention so that we can begin to limit the increasing…

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Action For Adrenal Awareness

The Action For Adrenal Awareness team knows what it means to live with Adrenal Insufficiency.. This rare,…

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Paige Rawl

Growing up born HIV positive, I never thought anything of taking the medicines or going to the doctor.…

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Cambridge BioMarketing

Cambridge BioMarketing is a rare disease and specialty communications agency, blending medical insights…

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Anna Evangeline | SixHips

I was diagnosed with Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (SJIA) at age 11, and had to learn at a very…

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Silvia (Sly) Wheatley Young

Silvia is a survivor of stage 4 endometriosis and infertility. Her advocacy within the endometriosis…

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Rick Banas

A strong advocate for affordable assisted living communities that provide frail older adults and adults…

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Hi! We are Cathy & Tami, AKA the Dementia RAW girls. We are shining a light on unique ways to communicate…

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Amy Lynn Smith

I use writing and communication as activism. I educate people about leading healthier lives through engagement…

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Face Forward

My name is Elena and I've been living with Lupus since 2001. In the summer of '09, I was diagnosed with…

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Health 2.0

Health 2.0 promotes, showcases and catalyzes new technologies in health care. Through a worldwide series…

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Personal Connected Health Alliance

The Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance) aims to make health and wellness an effortless part…

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Blackbird at Night

Jane is a writer, artist, yogi and advocate for people living with invisible illnesses including mental…

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Janet Freeman-Daily

Writer, speaker, science geek, metastatic lung cancer patient/activist. Co-founder of ROS1ders (patients…

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Sue Ingebretson

Sue Ingebretson is an author, speaker, blogger, a certified holistic health care practitioner, and the…

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Keiko Zoll

Keiko Zoll is the Founder of The Infertility Voice™, her popular infertility blog and advocacy website.…

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IBC Research Foundatoin

We're a web-based non-profit focused on inflammatory breast cancer (IBC). The mission of the Inflammatory…

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Emily Painter @emilyspeaks30

Through my blog and social media I am sharing my story and insights into life with chronic pain with…

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Frank South

After a career as a TV writer and producer, for the last seven years I've written articles for the print…

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Tenah Callison

I have had CRPS since Sept 1996! I joined Facebook and started talking with other who had RSD/CRPS. …

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Barby Ingle

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

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Jenni Pettican

Hey guys, I'm Jenni and I'm a weekly vlogger, blogger and advocate for EDS and its associated conditions.…

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Melody Moezzi

I'm a writer, attorney, speaker, activist & award-winning author. I'm also a United Nations Global Expert…

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Randy Patrick (Must Stop MS!)

After being diagnosed with MS in November 2012, I wanted to do my part in helping others who are diagnosed.…

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Melissa K (competingwithchronicpain)

I'm Melissa an iPain Delegate and chronic pain blogger. I'm very passionate about helping others…

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