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Costa Mesa, United States
Sharmyn McGraw facilitates empowering workshops, is a public speak, published author; as well as, a patient
advocate, educating and raising awareness about neuroendocrine hormonal disorders. She also leads the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Pituitary Patient Support Group. Sharmyn currently resides in Costa Mesa, Calif.
Sharmyn has shared the speaker’s platform with top neuroendocrine medical experts and she was the only patient, invited to present a talk by the American Medical Association at a media conference in New York. The reception by the media was outstanding and coverage has appeared throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe via major networks and cable television; as well as, in numerous magazines, journals and Internet publications. Vivian Pinn, M.D., of the National Institute of Women’s Health, personally invited Sharmyn to speak at The Family Hormonal Health Symposium, at the National Institute of Health. Sharmyn has had the pleasure of presenting talks and workshops at many conferences through the years and some of which include; the Pituitary Network Association, the American Brain Tumor Association, Vanderbilt Medical Center, and The Cleveland Clinic. Sharmyn has appeared on The Montel Show, radio and on over 400 news channels across the country for NBC and Medstar TV. Sharmyn wrote her personal story with Cushing’s for Woman’s Day magazine as well as a featured article on Cushing’s for a London publication, Woman and Home magazine. Recently Pearson/Prentice Hall publishing used Sharmyn photos of before and with Cushing’s disease in a new medical book “Biology of Humans”. The Discovery Health channel is airing Sharmyn’s story throughout the year 2006. Simply; Sharmyn’s dedication is truly making a powerful and positive impact for herself and others.
Interests: All types of writing.
Published writer: Yes