Teresa Wright Johnson
Teresa is a Congenital Heart Disease survivor and has endured multiple open-heart surgeries and cardiac procedures. She was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in November of 2014 and is under the care of an esteemed MS Specialist. Teresa knows there is a calling on her life and she fully embraces that. Teresa uses her illnesses as opportunities to further rely on her faith, walk in her truth, raise awareness and educate others. She believes that she is purposely on purpose and uses her life to empower and inspire others. Teresa aspires to be a light that shines in dark places. Teresa is a patient advocate, inspirational speaker, author, poet, and a community activist. Diversity, inclusion and health equity matter to Teresa and her advocacy efforts solidify her commitment to amplifying the patient voice, racial and social justice. She enjoys writing, reading, listening to music and spending time with her family and friends. Teresa acknowledges her supportive and loving husband who is beside her through every trial and triumph and the unwavering love of her wonderful parents throughout her life.