Welcome to Health Union's Community Team. Our Community Team is made up of a diverse group of employees of Health Union who bring you engaging, accurate information about living with lupus. The Community Team partners with the Editorial Team to provide clinical content that helps people live better with their condition. Meet your Lupus.net team below.
The Lupus.net Team
Sam combines her passion with her experience to connect with others and make a difference. Prior to receiving a bachelor’s degree in journalism, Sam worked as a pharmacy technician for nearly a decade. She then spent several years as a health-focused journalist, writing for both trade and consumer news. She also has firsthand experience as a caregiver and advocate for lung cancer. Sam most recently developed patient content for a large health system in Philadelphia.
Gabby holds master of social work and master of public health degrees from Temple University. Before joining Health Union, she spent several years working with individuals experiencing chronic homelessness, substance use disorder, and other mental health diagnoses throughout Philadelphia. She is passionate about promoting health equity and wellness among diverse populations. She aims to use her clinical social work background to empower, validate, and foster safe community spaces for folks seeking support for their complex health needs.
Amanda De Leo
Cross Community Moderators
Lori Duffy Foster