Speakers

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Amanda Greene
Patient Activist

Amanda Greene became an engaged patient activist after living with Lupus (and other autoimmune conditions) for over 35 years. Amanda is using her passion to share her story to impact the healthcare community. She has represented Lupus and Allied Diseases Association, Lupus Research Alliance and the Lupus Foundation of America advocating on Capitol Hill. Amanda is the International Pain Foundation’s “Face of Osteoarthritis” and raises awareness for chronic pain while popping balloons and sharing her story. Amanda is constantly working on new ways to engage and connect to the Lupus and global health community.

 

Amanda recently presented at HIMSS18 in a session titled “Tough Girl On The Net” As a person struggling to conquer pain, she shared her thoughts and perspective on therapeutic Virtual Reality at the Virtual Medicine conference.  Find her on Twitter at @LAlupusLady.