Ashley Boynes-Shuck has a background in patient advocacy, health advocacy, health 406485_10150558973949232_263197034231_9166452_1988979234_ncoaching, health blogging, patient community management, pharmaceutical consulting, behavioral health, and medical news reporting.

She has spoken to members of Congress on Capitol Hill about arthritis-related legislation, has partnered with pharma companies about drug marketing, has been tweeted by Oprah Winfrey about her efforts to help others emerge from pain, has worked for the Arthritis Foundation and the RA Connection, has been a rheumatology medical news reporter and an RA App Guide for Healthline, has been recognized as a Top 10 RA Expert by Dr. Oz’s website ShareCare, has been listed as a WEGO Health Patient Expert, and has been on conference calls with the likes of President Barack Obama and actor Steve Carell about issues such as healthcare and the opioid crisis.

Ashley  — also formerly a Director of Patient Engagement for the Autoimmune Registry, has won many accolades and recognitions for her work as “Arthritis Ashley,” and for her work with Rheum to Grow and Ultimate You Wellness.

She also has her HIPAA and PHI/PII certification, a crystal healing certification, and is a certified integrative nutrition health coach and certified holistic health coach and drugless practitioner through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She currently is a behavioral health coach manager for the weight-loss app, Noom.

Ashley is available as a writer, speaker, and patient expert on issues such as rheumatology, chronic illness, chronic pain, and autoimmune disease, and she is available as a brand ambassador/partner/influencer for pharma, and health & wellness products and brands, especially in the rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, nutrition, chronic pain/chronic illness, autoimmune, or crystal healing spaces.