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Kristi Donahue

I was diagnosed with stage 1a melanoma in Oct of 2011 and since then have helped to spot it on multiple…

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Concentric Health Experience

Is our CFO nuts? No, she’s just willing to use our promotional budget in a way that helps and gets the…

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Roberta Carson

I started the non-profit Zaggo to help patients & family caregivers manage illnesses and injuries, after…

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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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Len Geiger

I work as advocate in the rare disease space with a genetic disorder called Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency…

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Angela Alexander 'thecancergeek'

I am a doctoral trained scientist in cancer biology, now involved in clinical research at MD Anderson…

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Dr. Patty Verdugo, PsyD

I became ill when I was 20 years old. I have now had now had 7 back surgeries (2 this year in 2017) that…

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nrip

I am advocate of using technology to improve Health care. I work with various NGO’s and Private Groups…

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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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Katherine Sondergeld

In 2015 I was diagnosed with left temporal lobe epilepsy with myoclonus and now (2017) essential tremor.…

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Terry Arnold

Terry Arnold was diagnosed with Triple Negative Inflammatory Breast Cancer, (TN IBC) in her right breast…

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InCrowd

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

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Sugar Surfing

Stephen Ponder, MD CDE and Kevin McMahon have collaborated since 2002. Dr. Ponder was most recently awarded…

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Karen Ryan

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a diagnosis that sends a parent into a tailspin when…

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Remedy Health Media

Remedy Health Media inspires millions of people to live healthier and more fulfilled lives by providing…

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LiquidHub

At LiquidHub, we help our healthcare clients re-imagine how they engage with patients. We’re obsessed…

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Action For Adrenal Awareness

Our team knows what it means to live with this rare, invisible and sometimes fatal disease-Addison's…

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Titanium Triathlete - Dina Neils

I've battled Rheumatoid Arthritis, OA, diseases, chronic pain and conditions for over a decade - have…

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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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Aging Younger

Isn't it about time that the healthcare focus be on Prevention so that we can begin to limit the increasing…

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Paige Rawl

Growing up born HIV positive, I never thought anything of taking the medicines or going to the doctor.…

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Cambridge BioMarketing

Cambridge BioMarketing is a rare disease and specialty communications agency, blending medical insights…

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Anna Evangeline | SixHips

I was diagnosed with Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (SJIA) at age 11, and had to learn at a very…

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Silvia (Sly) Wheatley Young

Silvia is a survivor of stage 4 endometriosis and infertility. Her advocacy within the endometriosis…

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Rick Banas

A strong advocate for affordable assisted living communities that provide frail older adults and adults…

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Amy Lynn Smith

I use writing and communication as activism. I educate people about leading healthier lives through engagement…

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