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I'm on a mission to share life's wisdom through my unique, impactful storytelling. I address various groups, from patient advocates to Congress members, and I offer consulting for nonprofits and the medical industry. My candid and meaningful storytelling, inspired by my experiences as a woman living with a chronic disease and the child of parents with substance abuse issues, fosters a deeper understanding of life with chronic illness, mental health challenges, and childhood trauma. My speaking style is versatile, ensuring resonance with a wide range of audiences.


Join me on a journey of transformation and empowerment. Explore collaboration opportunities for motivation and change today.


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                                My candid and meaningful storytelling has inspired audiences worldwide. As a woman living with a chronic disease and having experienced being a child of parents with substance abuse issues, I fearlessly delve into my journey toward self-love and self-esteem. My versatile speaking style resonates with diverse audiences, from patient advocates and the medical community to Congress and youth. With over two decades of experience living with psoriasis and navigating complex family dynamics, I offer an intimate, honest perspective that fosters a deeper understanding of life with chronic illness, mental health challenges, and childhood trauma.




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  • Life with Chronic Illness

  • Mental Health

  • Children of Drug Addicts

  • Self-esteem

  • Self-Love

  • Mindfulness 

  • Meditation

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  • Patient-Centered Research

  • Blogging

  • Social Media

  • Minorities in Health

  • Patient Advocacy

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 I'm a dedicated media journalist driven by a passion for impactful   storytelling and a strong presence across diverse platforms. My writing aims to illuminate the patient experience, share my personal journey, explore the intricacies of the medical industry, and drive awareness on critical issues. Additionally, I welcome collaboration opportunities across a wide spectrum, including product endorsements that align with my values.

Key Highlights:

  • Accomplished media journalist renowned for compelling storytelling

  • Featured on esteemed platforms such as Healthline, HealthCentral, The National Psoriasis Foundation, Mayo Clinic, Health Union, and Stanford Medical Blog

  • Enthusiastic about forging collaborative ventures and showcasing partners on my platform

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I've dedicated over ten years to advocating for individuals with chronic illnesses, especially psoriasis, across various sectors. My mission is to bridge the gap between patients and the medical community, improving health outcomes and fostering understanding.

Key Highlights:

  • Over ten years of dedicated advocacy for those with chronic illnesses

  • Focused advocacy spanning non-profits, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, and patient groups

  • Commitment to bridging the patient-medical community divide and enhancing health outcomes

  • Education, research, and active participation in patient advocacy committees

  • Valuable insights into patient care, diversity, equity, best practices, and tailored marketing for chronic illnesses

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I invite you to join me on my journey of impactful patient research and advocacy. Through active involvement in pioneering trials and the development of evidence-based measures, I've gained valuable experience in patient-centered research. I'm dedicated to advancing transformative projects in the field.

My co-authored work in renowned journals underscores the importance of patient empowerment in healthcare. If you're interested in exploring opportunities to collaborate with me on advancing patient-focused psoriasis research and the evaluation of dermatological treatments, please reach out. Together, we can make a significant difference.

  • National Psoriasis Foundation/University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine A Pragmatic Trial of Home Versus Office Based Narrow Band Ultraviolet B Phototherapy for the Treatment of Psoriasis 2018-Present

  • International Dermatology of Outcome Measures Developing Evidence-Based Outcomes Measures to Evaluate the Impact of Treatments for Patients with Dermatological Diseases

  • National Psoriasis Foundation Citizen Pscientist Governance Council priorities for Patient-Centered Research

  • Co-authored National Psoriasis Foundation Priories for Patient-Centered Research: Proceeding from the 2016 Conference. (2017). Journal of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis, 2(3), 73-80

  • Co-authored Building a Citizen Pscientist: Advancing Patient-Centered Psoriasis Research by Empowering Patients as Contributors and Analysts. (2018). Dermatology and Therapy, 1-19. doi:10.1007/s13555-018- 0242-5

"Alisha has many talents and has helped NPF in various ways. Both in speaking and in writing, Alisha has a thoughtful, articulate and engaging way of sharing her experience living with psoriasis  in a manner that is authentic and relatable."

Meredith Mills

Former Public Relations Manager for the National Psoriasis Foundation

"Alisha is a game changer and innovator who uses social media and her blog to empower others living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis."

Noe Baker

Former Public Relations Manager at the National Psoriasis Foundation

"Alisha is communications-minded, and she delivers a well-polished presentation in person, in both formal and small group settings."

Katie Dirks

Senior Marking Coordinator Remedy Health

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