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9 Famous People Who Have Ulcerative Colitis

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Dan Reynolds
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Amy Brenneman
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Amy Brenneman


Sunny Anderson
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Sunny Anderson


Chuck Lorre
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Chuck Lorre


Gregory Itzin
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Gregory Itzin


Rolf Benirschke kicking game winner in 1981.
Rolf Benirschke

Rolf Benirschke


Darren Fletcher
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Darren Fletcher


Hank Green.
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Hank Green


Dan Reynolds.
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Dan Reynolds


Marvin P. Bush with George W. Bush.
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Marvin P. Bush


Mandy Patterson

Mandy Patterson

Mandy is a patient expert and advocate for ulcerative colitis and inflammatory bowel disease. She started down the road to advocacy after receiving an ulcerative colitis diagnosis in 2013, after experiencing complications of UC since 2010.

She’s a full-time technical writer and technical writing instructor for Missouri State University, where she earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in professional writing. For her master’s thesis she wrote about the quality patient education materials for those diagnosed with UC, and the need for technical writers in the IBD medical field.

Mandy is a Social Ambassador for the IBD HealthCentral Facebook page.