"DROWNING" PHOTO ESSAY
Heather took a series of photographs in August 2016 depicting her life with multiple complex chronic illnesses that require her to take numerous medications every day.
You can view the photo essay here.
"MAKING THE INVISIBLE VISIBLE" PHOTO PROJECT AND ESSAY
As an ePatient Scholar for Stanford's 2016 Medicine X Conference, Heather wrote an essay summarizing her thought process behind taking #HospitalGlam selfies and other photos documenting her daily experiences managing her chronic illnesses. You can read the essay with her reflections on the positive impact taking these photos has had on her experience as a patient after 3 years of taking and sharing these images here.
- Heather's #HospitalGlam photos were featured in the March 3, 2017 Wired article "Social Media Influencers Finally Come to . . . Medicine"
- Heather's #HospitalGlam photos were featured in the slideshow for the December 22, 2016 Refinery29 article "Why These Patients Are Taking Selfies From Their Hospital Beds"
- Heather was chosen as a finalist for the 2016 WEGO Health Activist Awards