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ANAD Health Impact Award

Highland Park, Illinois
It all began with the love of a mother for her daughter. In the early 1970's, Vivian Meehan, ANAD's president and founder, was a nurse at a hospital in Highland Park, Illinois when she was faced with a tragedy?a family member was struck with anorexia nervosa. Because she was in the medical field, she thought that she could easily research the field and find answers. To her dismay, there was...
Communities: Eating Disorders

xoxomarebear Patient Expert

Memphis, Tennessee
I am a contrarian, lawyer, problem child, Philly Eagles fan, amateur blogger, genius and Mama. I am a first-time parent, together with my beloved Husbatron, thrown into trial by fire learning to parent a child with a brain tumor in an inpatient hospital environment. My goals are to further my own knowledge of brain tumors generally but specifically Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumors. When my...
Communities: Cancer

Moopz Health Maven

United States
Who am I? Ainâ??t that the question! To most people I am a strong entrepreneur who has lived all over the world doing business with some of the largest organizations. Someone you can count on to just be there for you any time of day or night. But in fact, I am a vulnerable person. I am very fragile and my bipolar condition often sits in the driver seat of my life. In fact, you as readers...
Communities: Bipolar Disorder

Benson Yeung

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
General Surgeon born in the sixties, grew up in Hong Kong, educated in Sydney, Australia, qualified as a medical practitioner in Hong Kong, the United Kingdom and Australia, and a specialist surgeon, currently working as a general surgeon in private practice in Hong Kong. Affiliations Consultant Surgeon to Quality Healthcare Medical Services Honorary Consultant Surgeon to Canossa Hospital,...

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,...

Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven

Hopatcong, New Jersey
I have been suffering with Migraine disease since I was 13 years old. I went undiagnosed until I was about 24, when my Migraines got out of control. I found a wonderful site and forum, My Migraine Connection, where I met with one of the top patient advocates in the country, Miss Teri Robert. I read her book, Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches and it changed my life. I now have the...

Sean Blackwell Health Maven

Brazil
In 1996 I had an experience normally called "mania" by most psychiatrists. At its peak, I was in such a state of ectasy that I thought I had died. The episode ended with me being handcuffed by two police officers and taken to Psychiatric Emergency because I had refused the officer's request to put my clothes back on, in the ballroom of a Toronto Hotel. At the hospital, I could see...
Communities: Bipolar Disorder

Spirited Lady Living Health MavenFacebook

Coeur d Alene, Idaho
I suffered from and eating disorder for many years. My intention now is to become an eating disorder recovery coach. Here is a short story of my journey. My ed started in about 4th or 5th grade after another one of our moves. I started spending all my allowance on candy and stashing it in my room. I also started playing sick from school so I could stay home and eat while everyone was gone....
Communities: Eating Disorders
Goals: Eat healthy

Danny & Susan S. Health Maven

Specialty: Naturopathic Medicine
Sydney, Australia
Danny Siegenthaler is a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine and has been in practice for over 20 years. He graduated from the NSW Collage of Natural Therapies in 1985 after completing his internship at the Hangzhou Red Cross Hospital. Susan Siegenthaler is a medical herbalist and research scientist with 25 years of experience in private practice. In addition, Susan has also taught many...

Dr. Bob M. Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: Clinical Psychology
Irvine, California
Dr. Robert Myers (Dr. Bob) is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. Dr Myers is a clinical psychologist with 25 years of experience working with children, adolescents, families and parents. He has specialized in working with children and adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and learning...
Communities: General Medicine