In The Media

  • CNN – They’re living with an invisible illness. Social distancing will save their lives
  • CNN– Follow up Story – Three shots and 1 booster later, this man has little protection against Covid-19
  • CTV News Vancouver COVID-19: Disability advocates plead for support of immunocompromised –lives
  • CTV News Vancouver -‘We see you’: Tears flow as clinically vulnerable British Columbians begin receiving vaccination invites
  • Health Central– What COVID Long-Haulers Can Learn From the Chronic Community
  • Media Planet Canada/Health Insight -How Young Is Too Young to Be High Risk for COVID-19 
  • CBC The Early Edition – Is the lifting of many COVID restrictions a cause of celebration for everyone?
  • Global News BC–  Access to Surrey border crossing closed amid new convoy protest
  • CBC– Vaccination des voyageurs : une mesure importante, disent des personnes immunodéprimées
  • CBC – Immunocompromised parent and a parent of an immunocompromised child on their concerns about going back to class

Exercise With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Medication Journey

Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness

  • Breakfast TelevisionVancouver May 29th 2017 – Walk For Arthritis Ambassador

  • Breakfast TelevisionVancouver May 28 2019 – Walk For Arthritis Ambassador
  • The Georgia Straight Arthritis affects some women in the prime of their live
  • Burnaby NowBurnaby woman fights stereotype that only the elderly get arthritis
  • Chatelaine – Rheumatoid Arthritis: Don’t Tough It Out, Rein It In
  • Toronto Star – Untreated, rheumatoid arthritis can devastate lives. Properly treated, it’s a different story
  • – 6 Ways People With Rheumatoid Arthritis Manage Their Fatigue
  • Businesswire– Global Healthy Living Foundation and CreakyJoints Presents the Tumbler and Tipsy by Michael Kuluva Virtual Presentation of His 2022 Collection During New York Fashion Week
  • Creaky Joints – How Michael Kuluva, a Fashion Designer with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Involves the Chronic Illness Community in His Virtual Fashion Show
  • Massage & Fitness  – Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Does Massage Work?
  • EveryDay Health – Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month: September 2021
  • Vita Daily – What Do Fashion and Rheumatoid Arthritis Have In Common?
  • Toronto Star/Healthinsight– Rheumatoid Arthritis Is Painful — This Invisible Symptom Is Often Worse
  • Inked Magazine – October/November 2018 – Eileen VS Arthritis
  • Readers Digest – October 2018 – Bone and Joint Health Campaign
  • MyTherapy App – Rheumatoid Arthritis: “You’re Too Young for That!”

Osteoarthritis Awareness

Invisible Illness Awareness

  • Daily Mail Uk ‘Disabled people are hot’ goes viral as people with disabilities share their sexiest selfies, saying: ‘Don’t doubt us because our bodies don’t look like yours’
  • BBC News Hot, disabled and not afraid to show it
  • Health Central It’s Really Hard To Explain Something Invisible
  • Love What Matters  –‘It can’t be bad, you’re young. You look fine.’
  • CBC– People with invisible disabilities can deny themselves care amid struggle to be recognized, advocate says
  • BC Disability: Chronic Eileen – Fierce Advocate and Speaker

Chronic Illness Awareness 

  • Global BCBritish Columbians report 2nd-worst access to health care in Canada: poll

Research Involvement 

Arthritis Research Canada Newsletter

Awards and Recognition

Published Articles By Eileen

  • HealthlineWhat It’s Like Dating When You have A Chronic Illness
  • Healthline This Is How I’m A Kick-Ass Mom While Living With An Invisible Illness
  • Healthline– 8 Ways Fatigue Is The Worst Symptom of my Chronic Illness
  • Healthline The Truth About Rheumatoid Arthritis: 7 Things I Want You To Know About My Chronic Illness
  • Healthline How a Fitness Tracker Helped Me Understand and Manage My Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms
  • Healthline – How Virtual Care Has Changed My Chronic Illness Treatment
  • Healthline – What Rheumatoid Arthritis Brain Fog Feels Like and How to Cope
  • Healthline– It Took A Team For Me To Learn To Live With Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Healthline – It Took A Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis For Me To Finally Address My Mental Health
  • Bezzy RA by Healthline – The Good and Bad That Comes with Being a Parent with Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • The Mighty When Rheumatoid Arthritis Brings Out My Mean Side
  • The Mighty –The Loneliness and Isolation That Have Set in Since My Chronic Illness Diagnosis
  • The Mighty – What It’s Like to Be a Single Mom With Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scary MommyUnrelenting Fatigue And Constant Pain Consume My World — Here’s Why
  • Invisible Diaries – Five Facts About Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Mamas Facing Forward– 10 Tried and Tested Tips for Thriving as a Single Parent with Chronic Illness
  • Arthur’s Place – The Bizarre Emotions of Dating When You’re 33 and Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

Presentations and Speaking Events

Podcast Interviews


  • Flexiseq – What Arthritis Taught Me About Me – Chronic Eileen