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Debora Grandison

Heart Health Advocate


Heart Health Advocacy



Debora Grandison is a 33-year survivor of Heart Disease, Type 1 Diabetes, and she’s also living with Graves Disease. Her heart issues were misdiagnosed for 20 years, but she now lives life to the fullest with an insulin pump and a pacemaker.

Debora serves as a volunteer advocate for the American Heart Association’s Speaker’s Bureau, The AHA You’re The Cure Advocacy Team, and served as a 2019 American Heart Association GO RED FOR WOMEN National Spokesperson. Debora is also a WomenHeart Champion for WomenHeart, The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease. She joined WomenHeart after completing their training at the Science and Leadership Symposium at the Mayo Clinic in 2013.

Debora is the Founder of “SHE SPEAKS FROM A JOYFUL HEART,  where her mission is to enlarge her inspirational speaking platform. She uses her creative poetry, scripture verses, and prayer to inspire and empower others. Debora believes that the words that we speak over ourselves directly impact our physical and our mental health and that there’s significant healing power in our words. 

Her 1st Book of poetry will launch this spring.

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