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Melissa Hogan, JD
Creator of ProjectAlive.org. Rare Disease Advocate, Speaker, Writer. Mom to 3 boys in 3 years.

Melissa Hogan, JD is a lawyer by training, a writer by passion, and an advocate by necessity. She is the creator behind ProjectAlive.org, which has garnered international and celebrity support for a cure for Hunter Syndrome, the rare disease affecting her youngest of three sons. She is a frequent speaker on rare disease and patient engagement and founded Saving Case & Friends, a Hunter Syndrome research and advocacy foundation. She also serves as a Patient Representative to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and on various rare disease boards. She blogs at SavingCase.com and MyunPlannedSon.com. In her spare time, she writes music on her back porch outside Nashville. Connect with her via @melissajhogan.