Health Activist Hero Nominees

Pam Bower

Since 1994: Advocate for Multiple System Atrophy & Ataxia 1994-2000: Co-Founder International Network…

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@JessicaGimeno

Jessica fights 5 illnesses daily: bipolar 2, myasthenia gravis, endometriosis, asthma, and psoriasis.…

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Tiffany Westrich-Robertson

I am a patient living with RA, Sjogren's, & Axial Spondy & CEO of IFAA: International Foundation for…

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Kids With Food Allergies/Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA),…

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Jacob Moore

Jacob Moore is a filmmaker, speaker & founder of NoStigmas, a global peer support network for mental…

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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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Julie Flygare

Julie Flygare, JD, is a leading narcolepsy spokesperson, award-winning author, and blogger diagnosed…

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Regina

Regina Holliday is a patient rights activist known for her advocacy murals. She founded The Walking Gallery…

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The Psych Central Show With Host Gabe Howard

My name is Gabe Howard and I'm an award-winning writer & speaker who lives with bipolar and anxiety disorders.…

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Aaron Blocker

My name is Aaron, and I have Crohn's, AVN, Osteoporosis, a rare genetic disease called hypophosphatasia…

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Sara

The name Sara is pretty common so ask for the one without a rectum and you'll find me! ;-p I have Crohn…

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Heather

Patient and client advocacy is one of the paramount responsibilities of care. Patient engagement, ability…

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Michael Fernandez- Migraine Discussions

I'm a 24 year old terminal vasculitis, Cluster Headache, Neuropathy, Asthma, and Chronic Migraine advocate…

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The Malleable Mom

My children and I have EDS. I was chronically ill and undiagnosed for 30+ years, and fell through every…

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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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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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ChiToBe Wellness

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

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Running For Lupus

About #LHandSign Lupus Awareness Campaign. Dedicated to raising awareness of Lupus. http://youtube.com…

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Life without anorexia

I suffered from Anorexia , Depression, Self harm and over exercising for 5 years and spent 2 years in…

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Rayannes Forbes - A Graves Disease Journey

Hi, I’m Rayanne! In 2010 I was diagnosed with Graves Disease. Like many others, I discovered there was…

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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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Crohns - Leaving The Seat Down

Hi, I'm Vern, I'm from Canada and I have been living with Crohn's Disease for 30 years now, which means…

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Anuradha - Fibromyalgia Awareness

There's tremendous lack of awareness about Fibromyalgia. The symptoms include 24x7 pain, hypersensitivities,…

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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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Kirsten Schultz

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

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Teri Robert

Eighteen years ago, when I turned to the Internet for help with chronic Migraine, I had no idea how much…

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Pamela Sloate

Pamela's passion is raising awareness of Dystonia, the rare neurological disorder she's battled for 40…

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