Advocating for Another Nominees

Marla Murasko

I am passionate about my work as an Advocate for Down Syndrome. Spreading awareness to the world so they…

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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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Randy Patrick (Must Stop MS!)

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

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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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Global Hydranencephaly Foundation

The Global Hydranencephaly Foundation is a family driven nonprofit organization dedicated to providing…

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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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Diabetes Health magazine

Diabetes Health Founder, Nadia Al-Samarrie was not only born into a family with diabetes but also married…

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Molly Schreiber | And Then You're at Jax

I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes 29 years ago and Rheumatoid Arthritis 6 years ago. I grew up familiar…

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Ten years ago I was diagnosed with CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome). A rare chronic pain disease…

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Lisa moreno

I am the proud mom of two strong loving boys, who suffer with CAIDS. I am also the President/Founder…

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Matt Pappas

I am a Blogger, Podcaster, Author, and Advocate for Survivors of Abuse. I started Surviving My Past as…

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Chronic Eileen

Eileen Davidson is an ambassador for The Arthritis Society, Patient Advisory Board Member for Arthritis…

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My name is Alison and I'm behind Empowering Patients, LLC. "Advocating to clarify the healthcare world…

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Ashley has served PCOS and chronic illness communities for over 18 years. She actively participates with…

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Franke James

Helping my sister Teresa, who has Down syndrome, has changed my life forever. In Nov. 2013, Teresa was…

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I ain't dead yet! Lupus lied! I love being a part of a team to bring lupus to the forefront of awareness…

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Shane Schulz

Shane Schulz is a Public Speaker, Mental Health Advocate and the CEO and Founder of the Speaking to the…

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Sita Gaia

Hi! I am Sita and I have been an advocate for Epilepsy ever since 2012. I felt very lonely when my seizures…

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Cathy Kramer

Rheumatoid arthritis is a part of who I am. Understanding that, I share my journey of RA and how it relates…

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Don Stranathan

I was diagonosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer in June of 2009. Since then I have done radiation, chemotherapy,…

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Christina Doherty

Hello everyone! I am a 22 year old vlogger and artist fighting multiple chronic illnesses. When I first…

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Debbie @

I am a retired Optometric tech thanks to many skeletal issues -I am patient leader ,blogger,author, founder…

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I started to advocate for women with epilepsy in pregnancy when I fell pregnant with my son back in 2014.…

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Ashley D Loomis

I have had crohns since 4+1/2 I'm 65 now.I have been active for many years helping others. I have 3…

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Harriet Spitzer Picker

Hi! I am a Certified Asthma Educator, food allergy educator, and food allergies advocate. During the…

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Michelle Del Bosque

Hello My Name is Michelle,married and mother of 2. I suffer from Chronic Pain and Fibromylagia and have…

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Jen Vargas

I am a Caregiver to my mom, Pam, whose battle with cancer I've shared for eight years on social media.…

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Susan Kiser Scarff

Caring for my husband led me to seek as well as impart support .... ultimately my sister and I put…

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I'm the host of the IBD & ostomy support show. I run this with 4 other ladies and we discuss all aspects…

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