Meet the Nominees

LGBT Cancer Advocate

Cancer Survivor Advocate and Oncology Social Worker since 1997. 1998- Founder, Malecare Cancer Support,…

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Alice Bast

In 2003 I founded Beyond Celiac (formerly named the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness) after my…

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Ruth Anderson

After being diagnosed with depression and anxiety then receiving treatment in April 2018, I wanted to…

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Jennifer

1st. Latina + size model/Beauty Queen & Size advocate worldwide. TV/radio host. Editor in Chief of @BellezaXL.…

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Achy Smile | Erica Carrasco

I am passionate about my work as a Migraine Advocate, both as a patient and as a parent of a child with…

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Brandi CK La Perle

Film & television actress, model, published writer, public speaker and voice-over artist, Brandi CK LaPerle…

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Jo Grey (Association for Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Disorders)

I've been involved with AMEND since shortly after being diagnosed with MEN2A in 2000 after narrowly surviving…

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InCrowd

InCrowd provides high-quality, real-time physician insights to companies worldwide.

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Crystal

My mission is to educate the general public and the medical community about Arnold Chiari Malformation…

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Sharon Coyle-Saeed

My name is Sharon and I am just so honored to be nominated for this award! I am the CEO and founder of…

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Nadia

I began crocheting to pass the time during all my numerous hospital stays I had endured through my journey…

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AliveAndKicknDD

Three-time survivor (colonx2,kidney) started AliveAndKickn foundation for lynch syndrome in 2011. #IamAliveAndKickn…

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Jennifer Ettinger

Jennifer Ettinger is a fitness & style expert, best-selling author, TV host and co-producer of FYS TV,…

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Natalie van Scheltinga - The Unchargeables

Natalie is the founder of The Unchargeables an online chronic illness support group. The goal of The…

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Beth Morton, PhD

Soon after completing my PhD, chronic, daily migraine attacks sidelined me from my career in education…

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Boldlipsforsicklecell

I am one half of the team @boldlipsforsicklecell Jew-EL Darbone I'm 27yr old black female with sickle…

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Jimmy

I feel i am very blessed in that i am able to give back to EVERY COPD patient who wants to learn and…

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Lisa Rosenthal

Little did I know, 31 years ago, when I first started trying to become pregnant, that infertility and…

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Shawna Kaminski - Female Fat Loss Over 4o Expert

My goal is to help women 40+ enjoy full spectrum health to look and feel their best. I've been a fitness…

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Jade Cross

Hi my name is Jade cross and I’m known on instagram as @livinglifejadecross. I suffer was multiple illnesses…

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Donnie and Micki Hogan #therealhogans

Advocating has become a passion of me and my husband, Donnie Hogan, after we witnessed first hand the…

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Brian R. King

My personal story is one of perseverance in the face of multiple chronic challenges. What qualifies…

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Jaime M. Sanders | The Migraine Diva

Jaime Sanders is a patient advocate who has lived with migraine her entire life. She is the author of…

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Military Rape Crisis Center

Founded in 2006 by Active Duty Coast Guardsman, Panayiota Bertziks, from her barrack room at Coast Guard…

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LizSchau

Liz Schau is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and Intuitive Healer who put her Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis…

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Amber Hale, Health Coach

I'm a Health Coach and the co-creator of the Beat Belly Bloat program. My husband Chris and I help busy…

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Spoonspirations

I'm a warrior bravely walking into the flames, err I mean, fighting POTS, EDS, hypothyroidism, trigeminal…

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Blood Clot Recovery Network

I created Blood Clot Recovery Network (BCRN) in the Spring of 2013 after suffering from a life-threatening…

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Wren

An incurable optimist, artist, and journalist, Wren has lived with rheumatoid arthritis for 3 decades.…

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Wheelie catholic

I'm a writer and advocate who has lived for 25 years with quadriplegia. My blog Wheelie catholic encourages…

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