Meet the Nominees

Theobald

Theobald Owusu-Ansah is President of the Hepatitis Foundation of Ghana, and the Hepatitis Coalition of…

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Pooja Panchamia, FieryBones

I am the founder of FieryBones, an online global health blog cum community for connecting all the patients…

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Wanda M. Argersinger

I am a lupus patient, Exec. Director of The Lupus Support Network, a writer, a speaker, and an educator…

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Otto Hunt

A am a 63-yr old electrical engineer and health freak. Despite not being a "licensed medical service…

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Sherri Holdren

I am 58 years old with stage 4 COPD I for the longest time didn't understand what's COPD was and I further…

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Sydney White

I started a project called Team Cure Cancer (now Team Spread Hope) in late 2014 to raise awareness for…

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Lesley Andrews

As Director of Pathways, I manage support, wellness and education programs for women with cancer. Our…

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Lilly Stairs

My reason for being was ignited in 2011 when I was diagnosed with two autoimmune conditions - Crohn's…

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iSurvivor Lisa Deck

I'm a four time stroke survivor, Moyamoya patient, passionate heart & stroke spokeswomen, rare disease…

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Mariah Leach

Mariah is a writer and healthcare advocate who lives in Colorado with her husband and three young children.…

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Cancer and Careers

Cancer and Careers (CAC), founded in 2001, is a national nonprofit that empowers and educates people…

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Shaunna sparkles clarke

I was Diagnosed with Bi Polar and PTSD and felt the need to try and break the stigma surrounding mental…

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BA Andrews

The Riland Changing the Face of Lupus scholarship is available at both ClaIflin and SC State Universities…

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Tamara Green, LCSW & David Dachinger

In October 2013, we heard the 5 words that turned our world upside-down, “You have stage-4 cancer.” The…

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Lala Jackson

I’m a chronic health coach, author & speaker, as well as a marketing manager for a health-focused non…

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Blanket Hugs Foundation

Blanket Hugs is a 501c3 non profit organization dedicated to bringing awareness and comfort to kids fighting…

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John M. Grohol

I've been advocating and writing about mental health issues online since 1992, starting with the indexing…

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Central Pain Nerve Center

We, Becky Brandt, RN & Lisa Davis Budzinski, started the CPNC to share comprehensive medical information…

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Terri Coutee

I am a two-time breast cancer survivor who chose to have breast reconstruction after a double mastectomy.…

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Lisa Suennen

Lisa Suennen is Senior Managing Director at GE Ventures leading the firm’s healthcare venture fund which…

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Nina Schubert

I have struggled with mental for many years and after getting help and fully working my recovery I wanted…

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Tracy Barker

I suffered with mental health issues for almost 20 years before being diagnosed with one of the most…

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Trevis L Gleason

Trevis L Gleason's Life With MS Blog is one of the oldest and most respected patient blogs on the topic…

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FIBRO WARRIOR, My New Normal

Hello, I'm MJ Aragon (the purple haired Fibro Warrior). FIBRO WARRIOR, My New Normal FB page/podcast…

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DeAnna Stewart

Save The Mommies was founded in June 2017 after hearing of another mother dying from a heart condition…

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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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Mike Feibus

I'm most passionate about the ground we can gain in caring for patients when they’re outside the walls…

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rasheedclarke

The first time I heard the terms Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis was in 2007, when I started showing…

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LupusChick

I've been a member of the autoimmune world for the past 17 years, and while it has had its share of difficulties,…

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