Patient Leader Hero Nominees

Do I Look Sick?

1 in 2 people have an invisible, chronic illness. Health isn't just skin deep. Rachel blogs about…

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Ronny Allan

Ronny Allan was diagnosed with incurable Metastatic Neuroendocrine Cancer in July 2010 after presenting…

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Amanda Siebe, #PatientsNotAddicts, Disabled Americans for Change

Amanda is the founder and CEO of Disabled Americans for Change (NPO and 501c3) which is the largest grassroots…

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Paige Rawl

Growing up born HIV positive, I never thought anything of taking the medicines or going to the doctor.…

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Luke Escombe

Luke Escombe is an award-winning singer-songwriter, comedian and health advocate based in Sydney, Australia.…

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@JessicaGimeno

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

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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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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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Jenni Grover

Jenni Grover is Founder of ChronicBabe.com, where she draws on her experience with fibromyalgia and other…

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Julie Flygare

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

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Julie Cerrone Croner

Just because it's a bad day doesn't mean you have a bad life! Living with a chronic illness can be hard,…

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Megan, The Front Butt YouTuber

I’m primarily an Inflammatory Bowel Disease and ostomy advocate on multiple social media platforms; YouTube,…

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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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@AlishaMBridges

I've dealt with severe plaque psoriasis for over 20 years, an autoimmune disease that affects the skin…

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@pcosgurl

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

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Ellen

Ellen's 2013 Health Activist activities include: ++Nominated in 2013 by the physician's organization,…

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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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GetYourBellyOut

Founded in March 2014, the #GetYourBellyOut campaign aims to support those affected by inflammatory bowel…

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April "Glitter Queen"

I am a disabled woman who battles multiple chronic illnesses from Gastroparesis (an incurable illness…

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Melissa Adams VanHouten

After being diagnosed with gastroparesis in February of 2014, I became a passionate advocate for those…

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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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Jack Whelan

Jack is an active Research & Legislative Advocate, a strong supporter of the development of Precision…

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Endometriosis Perth Sisterhood of Support

We are a Western Australian 'endo sister' based support network for women living in WA with Endometriosis.…

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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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Uzma Yunus MD

Metastatic breast cancer thriver, Physician, Ford Model of Courage and Mom and Author of my forthcoming…

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TheTubeFedWife

Chanel White, aka The Tube Fed Wife, is a mid twenties blogger using social media to educate others.…

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