Charis HillPatient Expert
Charis is a patient expert, writer, speaker, and spondylitis advocate in Sacramento, California. Her story has been featured in dozens of publications, including Arthritis Today Magazine, Mother Jones, CNBC, and her blog, BeingCharis. Charis’ life goal is to make ankylosing spondylitis a household name.
Latest by Charis Hill
Why your primary care doctor isn’t the best person to handle your treatment
Ankylosing spondylitis is a full-time job and flares are unpredictable. Including me in your plans, even if I have to cancel, helps me feel welcome. Here are 4 ways you can support me and my illness.
Along with Zach Kornfeld three YouTube partners, he'll try anything. Now he's trying a healthier life with ankylosing spondylitis.
In her new blog: “Kicking Hoops and Shooting Goals,” MJ Rowan captures the daily irony and flow of living with AS and fibromyalgia — both of which she has. MJ crafts an irresistible story you almost certainly cannot stop reading mid-paragraph.
Find out how this scientist roams Mars while also living with ankylosing spondylitis in our compelling interview with Dr. Tanya N. Harrison, Ph.D.
For a smooth journey — from security to baggage claim — here’s what you should know about plane travel with ankylosing spondylitis.
Catching a plane? Here’s what to know before you go about flying with ankylosing spondylitis — including what to pack and how to navigate airline policies.
Despite the fact that she felt beaten and battered by the end of New York Fashion Week, Charis Hill doesn’t regret following her dreams of being a model.
Do you have that place you can go that makes you feel like you? The place where your chronic illness doesn't matter. For Charis, that place is Burning Man.
Learn the truth behind 11 common misconceptions people have about the inflammatory spine disease ankylosing spondylitis.