Meet the Nominees

Jonathan

Through the Georgia Dental Association I am able to advocate for the oral health needs of the developmentally…

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Anne Mauney

Registered Dietitian and healthy lifestyle blogger helping clients and readers to improve their relationships…

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Kim Penix

In 2011 I had to walk away from my career to focus on my health. Through my blog, graceISsufficient.com,…

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Janice Oldenburg

My passion is providing patients with access to their clinical data and tools to empower them as partners…

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Lisa Turner

Based in London, Ontario, a veteran vegetarian for 23 years serves up a collection of delicious culinary…

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Shira Strongin

When I started writing under the pen name “Sick Chick” close to eight years ago I was insecure & ashamed…

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Kimberly Rae

With nearly 1 out of every 2 Americans having some kind of chronic condition, it’s safe to say you either…

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Connie Livingston

Connie has been a registered nurse for 38 years and a Lamaze International certified childbirth educator…

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Wendy

Hi my name is Wendy and I am so honored to be nominated for this award. I was diagnosed in 2011 with…

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Elizabeth

Since my diagnosis of Primary Mediastinal Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma in 2009 I have volunteered as…

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Joy

Involuntary Expert on Healthy Care Giving, who got On The Job Training beginning in 2000 when her husband…

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Tracy Griffen

As a Personal Trainer in Scotland, I specialise in helping people learn how to exercise without a gym.…

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Family Voices Indiana

Family Voices Indiana is a family-led organization that provides information, education, training, outreach,…

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Joana Vicente

My name is Joana and I am the President of APJOF – Associação Portuguesa de Jovens com Fibromialgia …

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Beth Sanders

My name is Beth Sanders and my passion is helping people capture life stories. We especially focus on…

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Dawn Gonzalez

Nearly 8 years ago I was injured while having an epidural for the birth of my youngest child and now…

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Andrew Schorr, Patient Power Co-Founder and President

Andrew Schorr is a medical journalist who was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia in 1996, achieved…

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SharonRainey

Since the death of my aunt in 2002 from Lyme Disease, and my family's own diagnosis in 2009, I have written…

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Crystal Saltrelli, CHC

I'm Crystal, a Certified Health Coach helping people worldwide learn to live (well!) with gastroparesis.…

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Brianna Primmer

I have severe gastroparesis, I have a j tube, a g tube, gastric stimulator, I also had a pyloroplasty…

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Ahmed Afifi

I am a T1 diabetic who is full of passion towards supporting fellow diabetics through spreading the word…

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Ashley Morgan

I created a instagram account to raise awarness for chronic illness, and childhood cancer! I also make…

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Kirsten Schultz

I'm a genderqueer disabled writer and activist - and proud of it! I live with Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic…

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Kimberly L Dolce

I wrote scholarly essays and literary fiction long before I developed multiple sclerosis and IBS. My…

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Ariel (instagram-necro1134)

I'm Ariel. I'm a very proud mommy to an amazing 5 year old boy, as well as a puppy. I'm a horror movie…

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Pamela Wible MD

Pamela Wible, M.D., is a family physician born into a family of physicians. Her parents warned her not…

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Julie Jo

Just a LUPUS patient who shares everything #LUPUS! Videos, Articles, Research, Studies, Clinical Trials,…

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Brittani Renee: Spoonie Essentials Box

Spoonie Essentials Box LLC & its Owner Brittani tirelessly advocate for the visibility of chronic-illness…

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