Meet the Nominees

Jodi Rubin, ACSW, LCSW, CEDS

In addition to nearly 20 years of work as an LCSW and Certified Eating Disorder Specialist in her private…

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Trudy

I host a weekly radio show called "Living With Hope" where I interview medical practitioners, patients…

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Real Talk with Dr. Offutt

In an effort to create a health dialogue specifically for teens, I created "Real Talk with Dr. Offutt…

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Jen Grieves

Telling stories about the messiness of life, especially with a chronic illness in tow, I seek to help…

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Dr. Tommy Lane

I am from the Tampa Bay area and knew that I wanted to come back home after Graduating from Life University…

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Kerrie Smyres - The Daily Headache

In an attempt to create something positive out of my struggles with chronic migraine and chronic illness,…

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Stacia

I am passionate about helping to improve the quality of life for children and families living with pediatric…

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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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Christa Billings

I have been the ICAN President for a little over 2 years and have served on the Board of Directors for…

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Dr. David Edward Marcinko MBA

Dr. David E. Marcinko MBA CMP™ is founding CEO of iMBA Inc, a leading national scope provider of medical…

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AnonMS Blogger

My official, unofficial-sounding diagnosis is "Possible MS". As in Possible Multiple Sclerosis. As in…

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Mary-Anne

After working for Mind Alive Inc for 6 years, I have become passionate about educating people about brainwave…

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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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Blackbird at Night

Jane is a writer, artist, yogi and advocate for people living with invisible illnesses including mental…

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Sara K. Sauder PT, DPT

Sara’s primary interest is pelvic pain. She is consistently learning about new treatment techniques,…

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Lady Of Lyme

I created Lady of Lyme to share my journey through the ups & downs of Lyme disease. My mission has always…

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Rhia's Autoimmune Arthritic/Systemic Life

Often called a "dichotomy" because of my life story. Published author of 2 books fulfilled a dream from…

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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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Love Hope Strength

I spent the last decade woking as a certified Oncology Nurse on a bone marrow transplant floor (BMT)…

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DefeattheBeast

My wife Colleen was diagnosed with multiple system atrophy in 2013 after 5 years of misdiagnoses. A rare…

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Gina Walker

During the summer of 2011 I was diagnosed with Placenta Percreta. After surviving a planned Cesarean…

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Dr. Jacquie Hadnot

Dr. Jacquie Hadnot is called to encourage, inspire, motivate people to walk in healing and wholeness…

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Martine

I'm the Manager Director and Trustee of charity KIDS RUN FREE. Kids Run Free Charity is not only a Charity…

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SpoonieStrong

Childhood cancer survivor and chronic illness warrior, Stephanie Wilson started her blog SpoonieStrong…

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Jessica Sophia - MeMyself&IBD

Jessica Bruno is a 22 year old from Brighton in the U.K. Being British she loves tea, long walks in the…

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Kat

My name is Kat and I talk about things that no one really likes to talk about...which is basically pee…

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