From 2009 – 2011, Our Bodies Ourselves honored the work of women’s health advocates worldwide by asking readers to nominate their favorite women’s health hero. View all nominees by year: 2009, 2010, 2011
Entrant: Rosalie Sartoretti
Nominee: Dee Troll, Founder of Lichen Sclerosis International Support Group
[This is] not much of an essay (I have a broken wrist), but one is not needed. Dee taught me more about how to treat lichen sclerosis than any doctor, and I’ve been to quite a few. She is knowledgeable, patient and as nice as can be. I would write more wonderful things, but it takes forever with my left hand.