Eliana is a patient advocate, blogger, and healthcare policy and strategic marketing professional living in Washington D.C. She has been a patient advocate since 2015, working to raise awareness about living with chronic migraine and other invisible illnesses through writing, speaking engagements, consulting, and political advocacy. Her work and advocacy has been featured in Migraine.com, The Mighty, and Teen Vogue in addition to her blog Chronic Migraine Ellie She has consulted for migraine organizations including the Coalition for Headache and Migraine Patients (CHAMP), pharmaceutical company patient summits, and has written several white papers on the stigma surrounding migraine and the history of migraine advocacy. Eliana graduated from Wesleyan University in 2019 with a BA in History and the Science in Society Program with a focus on the history of science, technology and medicine. Her senior thesis focused on the development of pain management as a medical specialty and how physician advocacy organizations influenced state and federal pain policies in the decades leading up to the opioid crisis.
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