2017 Boldest Health Influencer Finalists 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.Jada Cardona - Executive Director of Transitions Louisiana and Patient Expert on TheBody.comLisa Emrich - Health Blogger, Founder of brassandivory.org and HealthCentral Social AmbassadorDr. Emmanuel Fombu - Medical Affairs at NovartisMary Shomon - Founder of thyroid-info.com and Contributing Editor to various health media publishers Mike Veny - CEO of Transforming Stigma and Mental Health Social Ambassador to HealthCentralAgency 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.Angelo Campano - Director, Customer Experience at Ogilvy CommonHealth WorldwideTom Hespos - Founder, Chief Media Officer at Underscore MarketingKristin Mengel - Director, Innovation & Technology at WPPAndrea Palmer - SVP at Publicis Health MediaAgency Guru Rising Star: Up-and-coming 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.Carly Fisher - Director, Publicis Health MediaKate Flanagan - Director, Digital Planning & Activation at CaratKatie Sullivan - Associate Director, Digital at InitiativeBrand Marketer: Individuals from brands (pharma, specialty, medical device, etc.) who have been innovative and strategic in achieving great marketing success for healthcare.Susan Bratton - Founder and CEO at Savor HealthGlen Roginski - Director, Media & Connections at Johnson & JohnsonAmanda Todorovich - Director of Content Marketing at Cleveland Clinic Winners will receive a featured announcement, including photo and bio, on Remedy’s sites as well as a NYCHBL newsletter which are sent to influencers in the Health Industry. Winners will also be honored and receive a trophy at the Awards Night event. About RemedyRemedy 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. Thank you!