Meet the Nominees

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Kimberly Morgan Bossley

President of The Bonnie Morgan Foundation for HCV Both my mom and contracted hep c at my birth from…

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I always try to make people feel like they are a part of, and it’s hard for some teens with thyroid disease,…

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My goal is to contribute to an epidemic of health! To provide healthy recipes and food alternatives…

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Gabriella Brusatto

Hello, my name is Gabriella. I was diagnosed with epilepsy of both Tonic Clonic and Absence seizures…

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Danielle Gulden

My name is Danielle. I have lived with ulcerative colitis for 24 years - and am a permanent ileostomate…

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Emmie Rose Ford

I share my journey living with chronic illness and overcoming mental health, being diagnosed with any…

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Amber Blackburn - The World Sees Normal

Patient Advocate, Chronic Illness Blogger and Founder of Facebook Support Group. I am an RN by trade…

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Our Mission: To provide Advocacy, Education, Help, Information, Medical referrals and Support to the…

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Niamh Adams

At the age of 15 I was diagnosed hypermobility syndrome and chronic pain syndrome, after finding support…

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Lara Bloom

Lara Bloom is the international Executive Director of the Ehlers-Danlos Society and responsible for globally…

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Ginny Silvestro

Ginny has been an active advocate for women with both Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and Anxiety…

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Bren Anne

I have been a patient advocate for well over 20 years. Since 98 I worked as a healthcare provider as…

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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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Kistein Monkhouse

Patient advocate with seven combined years of direct patient care experience as a home health aide, nursing…

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Kayla Brown

Kayla was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in March 2009 at the age of eighteen in Ontario, Canada. She…

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Terri Sutula, Reclaiming HOPE Blog

Hi, I'm Terri, and I write Reclaiming HOPE blog. I have a passion for helping others thrive, not just…

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Stacey Chillemi

I am on a mission to transform the health of millions worldwide. I help people each day through my writings…

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Molly Schreiber | And Then You're at Jax

I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes 29 years ago and Rheumatoid Arthritis 6 years ago. I grew up familiar…

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BeingCharis (Charis Hill)

My life goal is to make Ankylosing Spondylitis a household name. I'm a chronic disease advocate, writer,…

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Trisha Bundy

In 2013, I became chronically ill, losing the ability to eat without severe pain, nausea, and vomiting.…

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Al Levin

I have a blog ( where I post on topics of mental health, depression, men & depression,…

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Debbie Cameron-Laninga

I cared for my parents when they were both diagnosed (within days of each) with terminal cancer. After…

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I'm a Registered Nurse turned full time patient. Advocacy has become my passion. Working in healthcare…

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Ken Taylor

I am a caregiver, author, and TV personality raising awareness for chronic pain issues and challenges.…

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American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA)

AARDA is the only national nonprofit focused on advocacy, education, public awareness, research, and…

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My name is Mickey and I'm 17 years old. I have Ehlers Danlos Syndrome which is a connective tissue disorder.…

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Katie Parker

Upon diagnosis with breast cancer in 2010 at age 36, I knew that a big part of my life's journey would…

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Diabetes Health magazine

Diabetes Health Founder, Nadia Al-Samarrie was not only born into a family with diabetes but also married…

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Alisha Anne Contreras

Ali is known to many in the PCOS Community as the funny and tenacious creator of the Facebook Group and…

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Teri Robert

Eighteen years ago, when I turned to the Internet for help with chronic Migraine, I had no idea how much…

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