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Announcing: 2014 Patient-Caregiver Scholarship Recipients

With gratitude for all who shared their stories and vision for health care in fine applications, we're delighted to announce this year's recipients of the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media Patient-Caregiver Scholarship.   Sarah Bramblette (@Sarah Bramblette) is a Lipedema and Lymphedema patient who combines her experiences as a patient [...]

Created by Meredith Gould, PhD

Alanna Wong - Patient/Caregiver Scholarship 2014

Imagine falling asleep on June 29th, 2009 and not waking up until February 11th, 2010. This is one of the many sleep spells I've had during the past 15 years due to a rare neurological condition called Kleine-Levin Syndrome (KLS). I've always told myself it's not what you go through [...]

Created by Alanna Wong

Bonnie Sheeren - Patient/Caregiver Scholarship 2014

I have had many adventures in health care. I endured hit or miss interactions with the medical community most of my life up through my twenties. Ignorance was not bliss, but it was the only option. After college, I went into educational video production, my friends talked me into coming [...]

Created by Bonnie Sheeren

Laura Offutt MD - Patient/Caregiver Scholarship 2014

I am an Internal Medicine physician with experience in patient care, research and consulting. Currently, I spend my time using Social Media to reach teens about health topics in the place that they spend so much of their time. My experiences seeing adult patients, many of whom had medical problems [...]

Created by Laura Offutt MD

Brittany K. - Patient/Caregiver Scholarship 2014

I have been a longtime patient needing various kinds of medical treatment. Additionally, I watched my youngest daughter need extensive medical attention following her birth 3 years ago. As her primary caregiver, I quickly had to become familiar with the top notch hospitals in our area and did extensive research, [...]

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Bridget Gamble - Patient/Caregiver Scholarship 2014

Q: How would your participation serve the greater good during and after the conference? A: The communities on the West and Southwest Sides of Chicago, where Sinai Health System is based, endure immense challenges to all aspects of health. Limited access to quality healthcare, safe neighborhoods and legitimate employment opportunities [...]

Created by Bridget Gamble

Joel T Nowak - Patient/Caregiver Scholarship 2014

I am a super cancer survivor, a survivor of four different primary cancers including metastatic prostate cancer. When I learned I was metastatic I searched the metropolitan New York City area for an education and support program geared specifically for men with advanced prostate cancer. Shockingly, I was unable to [...]

Created by Joel T Nowak

Marcus Move - Patient/Caregiver Scholarship 2014

I am a patient and volunteer with the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF). Several years ago I was experiencing a wide variety of strange symptoms. My general doctor was quite uncertain to the cause. He even suggested a psych. evaluation. As a last resort he put me on a 30 [...]

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