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Announcing the Winners of the 2011 Health Activist Awards

The results are in and winners have been announced in yesterday’s live Awards Ceremony. Congratulations to everyone who was nominated, selected as a finalist, and won. And thank you to everyone who attended our fast-paced live Twitter chat event. It was a huge success and a lot of fun. It had all of excitement of an Awards show complete with hilarious commentary by attendees and lightning-fast tweets from my fellow WEGO Health team presenters. What was my favorite part? The way everyone supported each other and cheered each other on. In fact, Twitter is still buzzing with congratulatory tweets. This sort of fervor and positively is a huge indicator to why Health Activists are such a different, inspiring bunch.

 

I hope that this is merely the beginning of a great year full of Health Activists meeting each other (across conditions, in new health communities) and banding together to support the great work of fellow online health leaders. We can’t wait to continue to celebrate your efforts and look forward to the 2012 Awards later this year. If you haven’t yet – tell us what you thought of the Awards in this quick 4 question poll.

 

Now, I’m excited to present the official winners who will each receive the honor of being a Health Activist Award Winner and receive a Health Activist-centered prize pack. Keep in mind that you’ll be hearing a lot more about these folks in 2012 here on the blog and around the web. Be sure to check out the accompanying video presentation announcing their win!



Health Activist Award Winners 2011


 

Rookie of the Year

Erika Hanson Brown for Colontown

 

Paperboy Award

Amy Tenderich for Diabetes Mine

 

Best in Show: Facebook

Niki Wyre for RA Chicks

 

Best Affirmation Post

Christine Miserandino for”The Spoon Theory” on But You Don’t Look Sick

 

Hilarious Health Activist Award

Jenny for The Bloggess

 

Best in Show: Blog

Kerri Sparling for SixUntilMe

 

Advocating for Another Award

Scott Benner for Arden’s Day

 

Best Kept Secret

Heidi Skiba for Ostomy Outdoors

 

Best in Show: Community

Jenni Prokopy for ChronicBabe

 

TMI Award

Jenni Schaeffer of Jenni’s Guts

 

Offline Crusader Award

Regina Holliday for “Walking Gallergy 2010”

 

Best in Show: Twitter

Nate Osit for @NateOsit

 

Health Activist Hero Award

Jason Leitman for Crohn’s Disease Support Network

 

 

Congratulations to everyone!



  • SO hard to pick winners – can’t wait to see next year’s nominees already!

  • Melshomecorner

    Congrats! to all and thank you for advocating .

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  • Congratulations, everyone!  

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