Advocating for Another Nominees

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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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Barby Ingle

Barby is an advocate for PTs w 150+ Chronic & Rare Diseases | Pres. International Pain Foundation (vol…

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Frank Garufi Jr.

My name is Frank Garufi Jr. and my 9 year old son, Domenic, has been battling Inflammatory Bowel Disease…

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Rest Ministries

When I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis 20 years ago I didn't know it would be the thread that…

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Morénike Giwa Onaiwu

Morénike Giwa Onaiwu is a mom and community advocate for many social justice causes including HIV-related…

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Plus Size Birth

With 60% of women in their childbearing years being classified as overweight or obese, it’s time we start…

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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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Dr. Patty Verdugo, PsyD

I was injured at age 20. I have now had now had 9 back surgeries (4 this year in 2017). I have been an…

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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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Kelly Crabb - #purpleproject

im kelly (#purpleproject). i blog & run a facebook community for those living w/IBD, arthritis, autoimmune…

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Andrea Hardaway

When my Mom began to have trouble speaking in 1997, I thought it was a temporary condition. When she…

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Stephanie Zimmerman

At 44 years of age, I am a 36 years survivor of Ewing's Sarcoma and a 6 & 1/2 survivors of heart transplantation…

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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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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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Eric Paul Leue

I am a 28 year old, HIV negative, gay man. With the advent of PrEP and confirmation of TasPs efficacy,…

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Rachel Brummert- Quinolone Vigilance Foundation

QVF: is a non-profit, charitable foundation made up of volunteer staff and we have ambassadors from many…

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Melissa Olephant- Live Laugh Lyme

Chronic Lyme disease is often misdiagnosed & is often hard to treat. It can be confusing, painful, scary,…

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FibroColors is an Advocate for Fibromyalgia Awareness. We are a Fibromyalgia Community with over 72,…

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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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Kenneth Kabagambe

Hepatitis B patient,Kenneth founded National Organisation for People Living with Hepatitis B in Uganda.…

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Kimberly Spencer

Kimberly Spencer is the power princess pioneer of, an award-winning screenwriter, a…

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Melanie Lamb

I am a survivor of medical harm which resulted in a spinal cord injury that left me with adhesive arachnoiditis,…

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Having recently learned I was nominated as a WEGO health activist HERO, first let me say, I am humbled.…

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Ginger Kadlec: BeAKidsHero™

Working to improve the world one child at a time, Ginger is a child advocate and trained child forensic…

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Jenna Kahn

I am a college student at Towson University studying English. Since being diagnosed with bipolar disorder,…

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John Baumann

I am not a celebrity or famous. I have, however, provided, I'm told, the most inspirational and "hope…

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I am a Shaman, medical Intuitive, Reiki Master, sound Healer, Intuitive Reader/healer, and Chief of the…

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Warrior mom, wife and writer. Advocate for mental health, self care, positive self image and style. Social…

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