November is National Caregivers Month
November 14, 2022

Caregivers serve as lifelines and are the primary source of love, support and strength for those in their care. In the U.S., many caregivers work jobs outside of the home in addition to providing full-time care.

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Dr. Robert Wong, a Passionate Advocate for Healthcare Equality
September 12, 2022

Meet Dr. Robert Wong, MD, MS, Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliated) of Medicine in the division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Staff Physician in the Gastroenterology Section at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System.

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I Lend My Voice for My Patients
August 22, 2022

“As physicians, our voices matter to legislators just as much as the voices of our patients. We too can affect change by sharing our stories and experiences. It does not require a lot of time, either – the most important thing is to show up with a smile on your face and a true passion for the cause!”

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I Lend My Voice for My Grandma
August 8, 2022

“My grandma played a pivotal role in my decision to pursue health advocacy. As a public health professional, I am dedicated to raising awareness around the importance of doing more intentional outreach, education and research with linguistically and ethnically diverse communities to achieve health equity and improve polices that benefit all community members.”

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ALF Patient Advocate Participates in Congressional Directed Medical Cancer Research Program
December 3, 2021

Donald Melillo participated in the evaluation of research applications submitted to the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program's (CDMRP) Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP).

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Carley Vogel Virtual Advocacy 2021
September 8, 2021

Carley Vogel talks about her participation in Hill Week with ALF, and asks that you reach out to lawmakers to ask for prioritized funding and research for liver disease.

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John D.
January 4, 2021

John Donlon, a self-described, “ordinary Joe” who didn’t play sports in college, is doing something fewer than 1,700 people have ever done – swim the English Channel.

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A Life Changed By Giving
May 20, 2020

I don’t have a liver condition nor does anyone in my family, but I know the pain and worry a family can feel if they have a loved one with liver disease.

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Congress Hears This Liver Patient’s Voice
May 20, 2020

My name is Carolyn Evans and I was diagnosed with Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC) in 1992.

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Martha S.
April 16, 2020

At age 14 Martha Shea walked the one and a half mile from her house to Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London Connecticut and became a volunteer. She hasn’t stopped volunteering since.

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Gretchen R.
October 18, 2018

New York Times best-selling author Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project, Happier at Home and the newly released Better Than Before is one face impacted by liver disease.

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