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Heroes Step Up to Protect the Health, Safety of All Americans
|Inspirational Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken-Rouen after spinal cord injury.|
Motivated by tragic circumstances in their own lives and a passion to help others, our nominees for the 2015 Justice Served Awards have stepped up to make our nation a safer place for all Americans:
- Dr. Stephen Loyd, a prominent physician calling for mandatory drug testing of all doctors after revealing that he himself was battling drug problems.
- Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, a former Olympic swimmer raising awareness of spinal cord injuries after she was paralyzed from the waist down following an ATV accident.
- Dr. John T. James, a toxicologist whose research upended the medical profession with stunning estimates of annual deaths caused by medical errors.
- Reggie McKinnon, a father speaking out about children dying from heat stroke after he mistakenly left his 17-month-old daughter in his car on a hot day.