Allie Cashel

Allie Cashel is the author of Suffering the Silence: Chronic Lyme disease in an Age of Denial (North Atlantic Books) and is the co-founder and president of The Suffering the Silence Community, a nonprofit dedicated to breaking the stigma surrounding the experience of chronic illness and disability. Allie is a 2019 New Leaders Council - Vermont fellow, has served as the Chair of Young Leaders Council for the Global Lyme Alliance and works as a marketing and content development consultant for both nonprofit and for-profit clients. She graduated from Bard College in 2013 with a BA in Written Arts.  Her forthcoming book is Lyme Disease: Medical Myopia & the Hidden Global Pandemic, authored with with Dr. Bernard Raxlen. (Hammersmith Books Ltd, 2019)