Health Activist Hero Nominees

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Project HEAL

Project HEAL: Help to Eat, Accept and Live is a 501(c) not-for-profit organization in the United States…

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@BabbleOnBrooke

Following a spinal injury 6 years ago, I, a professional speaker, slowly lost the ability to speak &…

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Steve "Remissionman" Brown

Steve has been racing marathons and triathlons for close to 30 years. He has also been living with a…

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David Susman PhD

I'm a clinical psychologist and mental health advocate. My blog (davidsusman.com) is focused on mental…

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Dr Neal Houston

Trained to work with diverse individuals in complex situations - By listening, observing, assessing skills,…

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Dr. Patty Verdugo, PsyD

I became ill when I was 20 years old. I have now had now had 7 back surgeries (2 this year in 2017) that…

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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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Puja Rios

Puja is a founder, chairwoman, consultant, mentor and director of sales, as well as executive board member…

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DAVID LYONS MSFC

I Founded the MS Fitness Challenge to provide certified fitness professionals to people with MS nationwide…

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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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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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Kenzie (accordingtokenz)

Kenzie is the writer and advocate behind the blog Life According to Kenz. After being diagnosed with…

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Amy Byer Shainman

Education-Support-Advocacy. Amy Byer Shainman (a.k.a @BRCAresponder), like Angelina Jolie, is BRCA1…

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Chronically_Emily

Hello Everyone! My name is Emily and I am a 17 year old battling multiple chronic illnesses. To help…

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Alem Matthees

Thanks! Hi. I struggle with ME/CFS and have an interest in the critical evaluation of psychological factors…

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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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Ann Marie

I launched Stupid Dumb Breast Cancer, my fierce and unconventional initiative to support others engaged…

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Positivity In Pain

At Positivity In Pain, we believe in positivity and realistic optimism, as well as finding the joy and…

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TerryMatlen

My goal, my mission and passion is to promote ADHD awareness while supporting men and women who are searching…

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Sue Hitzmann

Sue Hitzmann is the creator of the MELT Method, a simple self-treatment technique that has helped tens…

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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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Mike Hill

Filmmaker, Advocate Mike is a multi-award winning filmmaker and content creator. His passion is…

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@pcosgurl

Ashley has advocated for the PCOS Community since 2000 . Her voice has been far reaching including radio,…

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ChiToBe Wellness

Daily, the global community of "Chi-lifters" save the lives of people who feel overwhelmed to the snapping…

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Sharon Rose Nissley, Klippel-Feil Syndrome Freedom

Rare Disease Activist | Creator | Interior Designer | Beagle Lover | Artist | Reader | Swims the Sea…

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Ken McKim

My wife has Crohn's disease. Over the past few years I have come to realize that there are an increasing…

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