Finalists have been chosen!

Remedy Health Media with New York City Health Business Leaders (NYCHBL) are recognizing the Best of the Best in the digital health field with this exclusive award! NYCHBL's mission is to bring together leaders and innovators in healthcare. This prestigious award will showcase our finalists' hard work, achievements, and talents.
Here are the finalists in each category:

Patient Advocate: Patients who have gone above and beyond to share their personal story, network and speak out to support other patients to influence better health outcomes.
Quadricos Driskell, Health Policy Manager, National Psoriasis Foundation
Ervin Rogers, HIV Advocate
Pat Quinn, Co-founder ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Lisa Emrich, Social Ambassador, Brass & Ivory
Dan Dougherty, Epilepsy Advocate
Allison McCartin, CEO, Epilepsy Foundation

Rising Star: Recognizes people who are making their marks as outstanding analysts, experts, startegists, and who are making major contributions to their team.
Rafaela Alves, Planning Supervisor, Starcomm
Catherine Gallagher, Associate Director  of Business Intelligence, Publicis Health Media
Sam Simoneaux, Associate Media Director, Good Apple

Agency Guru: People from healthcare ad agencies who have made a difference by achieving the highest level of excellence in their workplace and inspired others on their team and/or agency.
Hensley Evans, Principal, ZS Associates 
Paul Ivans, Founder, Evolution Road
Lori Grant, President, Klick Health
David Cherry, Chief Digital Officer, Sudler & Hennessey
Chris Duffey, EVP Global Director of Creative Technology, Sudler WPP

Brand Marketer: Individuals from brands (pharma, specialty, medical device, etc.) who have been innovative and strategic in achieving great marketing success for healthcare.
Maria Lanzarone. Latin America, Regional Brand Lead, Pfizer
Peter Dannenfelser, Social and Digital Communications Leader, Johnson & Johnson
Jeremy Shepler, Head of Commercial and US Launch Team, Novo Nordisk
Hayley Zismer, Senior Market Development Manager, Medtronic
Each finalist has been notified and will need to provide a short bio (up to 75 words) and a high resolution photo (jpeg file preferred).
Winners will receive a featured announcement, including photo and bio, on Remedy’s sites as well as the NYCHBL newsletters which are sent to influencers in the Health Industry. Winners will also be honored and receive a trophy at the Awards Night event.
About Remedy
Remedy Health Media is a leading digital health platform that provides content, tools and real stories in an emotionally engaging way to inspire millions of patients and caregivers live healthier and more fulfilled lives. Remedy is improving consumer health engagement and actions through the development of authentic communities of health information seekers who can interact and learn from relatable physician, pharmacist, public health and patient experts.
About New York City Health Business Leaders (NYCHBL)
NYC Health Business Leaders is dedicated to building a healthcare ecosystem in New York that spans sectors, bringing together the best minds to discuss important issues and spur innovation.