Salena Gallardo

A Student’s Moral Responsibility to Fight for Patients

Since she was 7 years old, Salena knew she had to care for others.

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Bill Remak

Patient, Advocate, Grandfather

Bill is a patient advocate for all chronic diseases and injuries.

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Frances Saldana

Fighting Her Family’s Killer

Frances has lost so much to Huntington's Disease—but she won't give up hope.

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Boosting Spirits With Stem Cell Research

"I can’t let a disease destroy what I want to do. Not gonna happen."

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Kristin MacDonald

She Lost Her Sight, But Not Her Vision For Life

"The fear of someone telling you that you’re going to go into the dark when you’ve always lived your life in the light can be overwhelming."

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Fighting Sickle Cell Disease is a Family Affair

“I am the fourth generation mother in my family to have a child with sickle cell disease.”

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