Rare Disease Day is internationally recognized as Feb. 28. This year, U.S. Pain Foundation had multiple pain warriors who represented the organization during February and also on the first of March for Rare Disease Day. Ambassadors representing U.S. Pain included Suzanne Stewart, Julian Phillips, and Dawn Stancliff.
Each hosted an event to raise awareness for the many Americans living with a rare disease; statistics show 1 in 20 people are affected. Stancliff hosted an information table at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD; Stewart hosted a table at The Summit in Canton, MI; and Phillips hosted a table at the Harrisburg State Building in PA.
In addition, Michele Rice and Christina Gonzalez will be hosting events in March.
To learn more about Rare Disease Day, visit https://www.rarediseaseday.org/.