Category: Inspiring Stories

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Meet 180 Medical Patient Advocate James DuBose

At 180 Medical, we love doing what we can to…

January 23rd: The Anniversary of My Spinal Cord Injury

My name is Meena Dhanjal Outlaw. On January 23, 2000,…

Max is Determined to Treat His Disability Like An Ability

In 2006, the Malec family prepared for the arrival of…

Grant’s Spinal Cord Injury Won’t Stop His Dreams

Grant sustained a spinal cord injury that left him quadriplegic at just 15 years old. However, he’s determined to continue growing and learning, no matter what. Find out more about this 2017 180 Medical Scholarship recipient’s goals in our latest blog!

Heidi Overcame Hurdles to Advocate for Those with Disabilities

The deadline for the 2018 180 Medical College Scholarship is in less than two months as we continue to introduce the last few of our 2017 scholarship recipients. Meet Heidi and find out about her inspiring career path in our latest blog.

Elizabeth is Determined to Win the Daily Battle Against Her Disability

180 Medical Scholarship Recipient Elizabeth was born with cerebral palsy that left her with many challenges to face and overcome. She has made it her goal to win every daily battle. Find out more about Elizabeth in our latest blog featuring our 2017 Scholarship Recipients.

Joseph Defied the Odds After His SCI to Walk Again

180 Medical Scholarship Recipient Joseph was involved in a car accident that left him spinal-cord-injured, but he was determined to not give up. Find out more about Joseph in our latest blog.

Our Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2017

We’re wrapping up the year by compiling a countdown of our top ten most popular blog posts of 2017. Have you read them all?

Crohn’s Ignited Chelsea’s Creative Spark

180 Medical Scholarship Recipient Chelsea was diagnosed with Crohn’s at 16. Find out how this affected her life as well as her future goals in college.

Spina Bifida Won’t Stop Frank’s Goals to Become a Phys Ed Teacher

Frank was born with Spina Bifida, but that didn’t keep him from working toward a black belt in Shotokan Karate and finding his true passion to help others. Learn more about this 2017 scholarship recipient’s goals in our latest blog.

Megha’s Experience with Spina Bifida Influences Her Future Goals

Our 2017 180 Medical College Scholarship Recipients have been announced. In our latest blog post, get to know a little about the first of seven, Megha, whose school goals and career path were inspired in part by the care and skill of her pediatric surgeon.

Discovering New Possibilities at Tricia Downing’s Camp Discovery

Tricia Downing was determined not to let her spinal cord injury stop her from enjoying the sports and physical activities she loved all her life. Find out more about Tricia’s story and the amazing camp she founded just for women with disabilities.