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Dorothy E Ross PhD CCC-SLP Aphasia NYC

New York City, New York
Aphasia NYC Blogger - To empower people who are affected by aphasia to access and negotiate the services and opportunities they need for a better life.   Provides breaking news about aphasia (difficulty speaking after a stroke).   Our web site is http://www.aphasianyc.org and bog http://aphasia-nyc.blogspot.com.   Please help spread the word about aphasia! ...
Communities: Brain Health

Mike S. Patient Expert

United Kingdom
I am Mike Stanton. I live and work in the UK where I teach children with severe learning difficulties, many of whom are autistic. My adult son is diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome. I am a member of the National Autistic Society. I speak and write on autism. My book, “Learning to Live with High Functioning Autism” is available in a Spanish translation, Convivir con el...

Dr. Rob Dobrenski Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven

Specialty: Clinical Psychology
New York, New York
I am a licensed Clinicial Psychologist with specialized training in mood and anxiety conditions. I often treat individuals, couples, and families with a "here and now approach" to address their difficulties, as opposed to focusing on issues from childhood or subconscious conflicts. Short-term therapy (approximately 15 sessions or less) can be very helpful in many cases, and sometimes...
Communities: Mental Health

Kate McLaughlin. Patient ExpertHealth Maven

Tucson, Arizona
I am an educator, writer, author, speaker and mental health advocate. My goals are to be loving, educate, encourage, empower those affected by mental illness, abolish mental illness myths & misunderstandings, eradicate stigma surrounding diseases of the brain,write creatively, speak provocatively, live passionately, and inspire hope. In addition to managing my own website, I regularly...

marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven

Specialty: registered dietitian (RD)
United States
In my 30-year career as a medical group administrator, meeting over 100,000 patients, I observed that the great majority of illnesses could be avoided or treated by proper nutrition alone. The "obesity epidemic" writing was on the wall, and I decided to do something about it. I went back to school, got a degree in nutrition, got licensed as a registered dietitian, and started to...

Trisha Torrey Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven

New York
I'm a patient empowerment expert who writes a newspaper column, hosts a radio show, speaks across the US and is the guide to patient empowerment at About.com. I love to hear about patients advocating for themselves and being invested in their own health. Check out my websites at: www.EveryPatientsAdvocate.com or http://patients.about.com or my blog at: www.EveryPatientsAdvocate.com/blog

Namrita Patient ExpertHealth Maven

Atlanta, Georgia
Namrita O'Dea is co-owner of 55nine Performance based in Atlanta, GA. She helps triathletes, runners, cyclists and other athletes reach their nutrition and performance goals. She has a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan (1998) and is currently finishing up her Masters degree in Sports Nutrition at Georgia State University where she was recently named...
Communities: Biking

Brenda Coffee Health Maven

Boerne, Texas
The last 6 years I've had 10 breast cancer surgeries & 8 rounds of chemo. My father died of cancer when I was 13, my late husband died of cancer when I was 37 & I'm a cancer survivor. Check out http://www.BreastCancerSisterhood.com a survivorship resource for families. My BRENDA'S BLOG, a Top 10 Breast Cancer Blog, has been called "Sex & the City" meets breast cancer. I...

SuboxDoc Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Perpetual Student, Recovering Psychiatrist After college I completed a PhD in Neuroscience from the Center for Brain Research at the University of Rochester.  I found myself getting tired of working with rats all day, and so I attended medical school, then completed a residency in Anesthesia at the University of Pennsylvania. I was an anesthesiologist and pain doc for about 8 years,...

Cathy T. Patient ExpertHealth Maven

Canada
I blog. I talk. I ramble. I rant. I spew my humor over anyone within reach. Join me!