Meet the Nominees

Mike Veny

My name is Mike Veny and I am the founder of Transforming Stigma™. As a person who struggles with mental…

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Cathy Chester

I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1986. Today my mission is to help others feel empowered &…

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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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Dr. Ravi

Joined as Volunteer at Red Cross and obtained Life Membership in 1991 and also joined Lions Clubs International…

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American Transplant Foundation

The American Transplant Foundation is the only nonprofit organization across the country that provides…

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@pcosgurl

Ashley has advocated for the PCOS Community since 2000 . Her voice has been far reaching including radio,…

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Invest in ME Research

Invest in ME Research is an independent UK charity finding, funding and facilitating a strategy of biomedical…

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Colleen Marlett, An Unexpected Life

I was adopted at birth by a loving family without whom I wouldn't be who I am today.My story of advocacy…

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Joan McParland

I developed sudden onset Myalgic Encephalomyelitis in Oct 1999. I was previously very fit, healthy, I…

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Nurse Bridgid

Friends/family ask me medical/health questions all the time, and seeing as I am always reading Nursing,…

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Center for Endometriosis Care

The CEC is a COEMIG-designated Center of Expertise in endometriosis established over 2 decades ago. Our…

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Tom Kindlon

I have Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.)* since February 1989, when I was just 16. I wasn't diagnosed…

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Dr.Diana

Dr. Diana, patient, therapeutic optometrist and researcher created Genetic Disease Investigators LLC…

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My Migraine Life

Sarah Rathsack is the author behind My Migraine Life blog and social media. Sarah has lived with migraine…

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Nikki Everett

Founded ECHO Event Solutions, LLC in 2011 to oversee educational events and trade shows across the east…

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Journeying Beyond Breast Cancer

"One of the most valuable things we can do to heal one another is listen to each other’s stories" ~ Rebecca…

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Kenzie (accordingtokenz)

Kenzie is the writer and advocate behind the blog Life According to Kenz. After being diagnosed with…

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Rosalind Joffe

I work with people who live with chronically difficult health to create lives that are as fulfilling…

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Rebecca VanDeMark

I am honored to have been nominated for an award for the Wego Health awards. When I first started my…

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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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Roxanne Dawn

In hopes of helping raise awareness & support for others, as well as myself, I launched the first ever…

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Katie Reed

Katie is a full time stay at home mom to three boys, with another little boy on the way. For the past…

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Tina Momof3T1s

Mom of 3 teens - all who have Type 1 Diabetes, writing a blog, tweeting, and educating while cleaning…

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Dr. Michael J. Cooney

For many chronic pain sufferers, medications and invasive therapies do not lessen pain. Then what? …

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