Meet the Nominees

Cheryl Koehn

I am an arthritis advocate, community leader, published author and rheumatoid arthritis survivor for…

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Ana Turck Fibromyalgia This

My name is Ana Turck and I am a survivor of Bosnian War.My teen years I spent fighting for a survival…

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Ken Wolski, RN, MPA

I co-founded the Coalition for Medical Marijuana--New Jersey (CMMNJ) in 2003. CMMNJ was instrumental…

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Kathy

I have an attitude about MS. I speak to it as it deserves: I tell it FUMS every day. And I encourage…

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Dorelle Laffal Stay Strong Personal Training

For the past 21 years I’ve devoted myself to facing and healing my own breast cancer. From my experience,…

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SpoonieStrong

Childhood cancer survivor and chronic illness warrior, Stephanie Wilson started her blog SpoonieStrong…

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Terri Reinhart

When I was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease 11 years ago, a number of people told me how strong I was…

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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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Kirsten Schultz

I'm a genderqueer disabled writer and activist - and proud of it! I live with Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic…

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LACNETS

The mission of the Los Angeles Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (LACNETS) is to provide a community…

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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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Dr. Lisa Watson

I am a fierce advocate for women's health and all things pertaining to the "lady garden". My mission…

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Rossco006

Ten years ago I was diagnosed with CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome). A rare chronic pain disease…

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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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Arthritis Broadcast Network

Arthritis Broadcast Network (ABN) – powered by Arthritis Consumer Experts – is an online platform created…

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Melissa Smallwood

I’m a lupus warrior (diagnosed 2009) that has survived two life threatening blood clots (PE in 2008 and…

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The Anxiety Guy

Dennis Simsek here, the founder & host of The Anxiety Guy. A top ranked self-help Podcast where I share…

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Carlos Vasconcelos

Acadêmico do curso de medicina, mãe em remissão de mieloma múltiplo e fundador do projeto "Combate ao…

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Jen Lee Reeves

I am the co-founder of Born Just Right, a nonprofit organization focused on giving kids with disabilities…

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Sam Moss - My Medical Musings

In 2014 I medically retired from my position as Executive Manager, in Financial Services, a role I loved.…

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LisaNelsonRD

Lisa Nelson RD provides clients with step-by-step guidance to lower cholesterol and blood pressure, so…

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Paul Simms

In 2003, Paul started working in pharma. He quickly became aware of the industry's potential to do better…

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Aintnoshameinchronicpain

I am a chronic pain/illness warrior who currently has multiple diagnosis and is also working on trying…

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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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Ashley Morgan

I created a instagram account to raise awarness for chronic illness, and childhood cancer! I also make…

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Cathy Kramer

Rheumatoid arthritis is a part of who I am. Understanding that, I share my journey of RA and how it relates…

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Claire Snyman

Claire Snyman is an author, blogger and advocate for patient and healthcare collaboration. She is passionate…

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Adriel Booker

Adriel Booker is an advocate, story-teller, and community builder for families experiencing pregnancy…

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Coach Colette

Colette Ellis is an author, coach and transformational speaker on mindfulness, motivation, and wellbeing.…

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