Amanda is actively involved in healthcare advocacy, she lives with with Lupus and other autoimmune conditions. She embraces social media and raised awareness for lupus during May by hosting Live interviews and dance classes via her Instagram account. She writes for â€œThe Mightyâ€ and frequently contributes to health websites. In 2019, the Lupus Research Alliance honored Amanda as a Lupus Luminary. In 2018, Amanda shared her patient experience at HIMSS in a session about the impact of Health Technology on her healthcare. Additionally, she was recognized with the WEGO Health Award for Healthcare Collaborator: Patient. She is passionate about exploring alternative treatment options to manage pain, storytelling and working together to improve the patient experience.