Meet the Nominees

MightyCasey

I've been poking fun at healthcare since long before I wound up with a cancer diagnosis - hilariously,…

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Jesse Marimat

Jesse is a patient advocate who demonstrates strong leadership and communication skills. He has been…

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OneToughSpoonie

A girl here to remind others that they are not alone in their battle! Raising awareness for Lupus and…

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Renee Anderson - The Rheumatoid Arthritis Mama

Since Renee’s RA diagnosis in 2017, she has committed herself to bringing awareness, education, support,…

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jason is a social scientist

for 1001 nights i have taken my hiv medication live on the book of face in front of friends family and…

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Danny van Leeuwen

A two-legged, cisgender, old, white man of privilege living in a food oasis with multiple sclerosis committed…

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Emily

I started my blog and Instagram @psoriaticarthritiswarriors to help raise awareness for Psoriatic Arthritis…

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Julie Buckley

Striving to show people living with Type 1 diabetes and Rheumatoid arthritis that life doesn't end at…

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Sheila C

I was diagnosed with Lupus over 12 years ago. When I was diagnosed, I did not know anyone who had it…

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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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Sofia Larios

I am passionate about fitness. It has been my lifestyle for some years, and I share that passion through…

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Meridith O'Connor, MSW

Writer, speaker, and community leader, Meridith O’Connor is a health and wellness advocate dedicated…

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Nicole Rochester, MD (Your GPS Doc)

I am a pediatrician who was blessed to be a caregiver for my dad from 2010-2013. Experiencing the healthcare…

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