Patient Leader Hero Nominees

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Julie Flygare

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

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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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Jacob Moore

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

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@JessicaGimeno

Jessica fights 5 illnesses daily: bipolar 2, myasthenia gravis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, asthma,…

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Heather

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

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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 heart defect…

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Barby Ingle

Barby is an advocate for 150 Chronic Pain Diseases | President, International Pain Foundation | Best…

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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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Michael Fernandez- Migraine Discussions

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

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Jenni Grover

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

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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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Julie Cerrone

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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Ronny Allan

I was diagnosed with incurable Metastatic Neuroendocrine Cancer in July 2010 after presenting with weight…

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This Is My Brave, Inc.

This Is My Brave, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, provides a community and platform for people living…

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wellkiddos.com

The Well Kiddos ™ Foundation A Half Moon Bay organization led by Manuela Seitz-Hipkins, Well Kiddos…

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Teri Robert

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

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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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Kristy Long

Founder of non profit The DREAM Institute. POLSC degree from OSU & MPA from OU. 20 years with Federal…

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Alison

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

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IlanaJacqueline

Let’s Feel Better was created to share tips, advice and personal stories about my experiences dealing…

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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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Erin Smith

Erin Smith was diagnosed with celiac disease in 1981 and has been eating gluten-free ever since. She…

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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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Anuradha - Fibromyalgia Awareness

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

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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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