I serve as President and Executive Director of Quinolone Vigilance Foundation, where I guide strategic planning for the organization and act as its spokesperson. In addition, I oversee the implementation and evaluation of the organization’s programs, and promote collaboration with researchers, donors, politicians, community groups, and others to further the organization’s mission.
In 2006, I took Levaquin and have become disabled as a result, which is how I became involved in the foundation. Our goal is to initiate, foster, and fund research into Fluoroquinolone Toxicity, to educate patients and medical professionals about this condition, and to advocate on behalf of victims worldwide. MoreLess
Expertise: Fluoroqu ...
Location: New Jersey
I have a husband and two children with dyslexia. I am a Certified Academic Language Therapist and Licensed Dyslexia Therapist in private practice. I'm always looking for resources to give the parents of the children I work with the tools and the hope that they need! MoreLess
Im a former U.S. Marine and I never was diagnosed with dyslexia but I never was a great reader and I see the same problems with my 6 yo son that is demonstrating signs of the same learning disability. I just want to make sure that he has a great school experience because we will need our education to be successful in this world today more than ever. MoreLess
Hi I'm MarlaJan (or Marla, MJ)! I'm a thirty-something pediatric cardiac ICU nurse (currently on disability), patient advocate, and I blog over at www.luckfupus.com, a lupus awareness blog, which won the 2014 WEGO Health Hilarious Health Activist Award. I was officially diagnosed with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (lupus or SLE) at the age of 26. Lupus has exponentially changed every aspect of my life, including forcing me to leave a career I loved. As a lupus sufferer, I hope to bring awareness to this little-known, devastating, incurable disease, and while I'll always keep it real, be prepared for heavy doses of humor and sarcasm! I'm also a congenital heart defect survivor (tetralogy of Fallot), and a breast cancer previvor (mastectomy 12/1/14), so there is a great deal of information I can bring to the table. I love connecting with other's who live with lupus, and look forward to leading this community. MoreLess
Expertise: Systemic ...
I have been a special educator for 28 years. I especially enjoy working with children who have dyslexia. I am proud to say that I have assisted many children to become confident readers and believe in themselves. MoreLess