Tag: Inspiring Stories

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Nothing Short of Miraculous: Marissa’s Victory Over Ulcerative Colitis

In 2012, our founder Todd Brown decided to create a…

Kale’s Battle with Transverse Myelitis Led Him to His Dream Career

Since the inception of 180 Medical’s Annual College Scholarship Program…

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.

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.

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.

Beating Spinal Cord Injury One Day at a Time: Mason Ellis’s Story

Mason could never have foreseen how his life would be completely different after he became a quadriplegic after a serious car accident. But he’s been determined from the start to not let it beat him. Find out more about him and the ways he is changing others’ lives!

Making Dreams Come True After Spinal Cord Injury: Jen Goodwin’s Continuing Story

Jen Goodwin’s life was forever altered by a boating accident that left her quadriplegic, but she was determined not to let her spinal cord injury be an obstacle to her life goals. Find out more about her life since rehabilitation therapy and the goals she has achieved in Part Two of our two-part blog series.

Determined Spirit: Jen Goodwin’s Story of Life After Her Spinal Cord Injury

Jen Goodwin’s life changed in the blink of an eye when she sustained a serious spinal cord injury on a neighbor’s boat. Learn about her path to recovery and her determined spirit in Part One of a two-part series of blog posts.

2016 180 Medical College Scholarship Recipients: Focus on Marina

We’ve announced the seven recipients of this year’s 180 Medical College Scholarship program. As we get ready for a new year of potential applicants in 2017, read more about the story of our last 2016 recipient, Marina.