Kellie M. Walsh

What Women Need To Know About Heart Disease

A heart attack can look very different for a woman than it does a man. As a national heart disease spokesperson, Shalini Suryanarayana wants women to know the warning signs.

Fighting Cancer In A Country Without A Word For It

Philippa Kibugu-Decuir aims to prevent breast cancer deaths in East Africa using a survivor’s most powerful weapon: knowledge.

The Patient Whisperer

In medicine, plain language saves lives, which is why Jennifer Pearce dedicated her career to helping patients understand doctors, and the other way around.

A Mighty Blow Against Sleep Apnea

By teaching them to play the didgeridoo, Alex Suarez helps fellow sleep apnea sufferers breathe easier.

Tripping The Light Fantastic

After his own isolated childhood, professional dancer Antoine Hunter works to share the gifts of deaf and hard of hearing dancers with the world.

Holding Her Heart In Her Hands

Jen Hyde finds creative inspiration in the people and stories hidden behind the technology that keeps her heart condition in check.

Saving The World From Vertigo

After suffering her own severe issues with the condition, Carol Foster invented a new way to combat vertigo that has won fans around the world.

Beauty Beyond Psoriasis

As a beauty blogger, Christina Patrice has made her condition visible to the whole world.

Art That Makes People Think: “This Is How I Feel.”

Medical student-turned-designer Josie Vallely uses collaborative visual art to tell the unheard stories of people with health conditions and to affect broader social change.

Immunologist, Heal Thyself

A scientist makes a discovery that would win a Nobel Prize and help untold scores of people... including himself.