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    WebMD Health Heroes

    Ronald "Jake" Clark

    The story behind his "war detox" program that helps veterans recover from post-traumatic stress disorder.

    Bennet Omalu, MD

    How his research on brain injury has transformed the way we look at -- and play -- football.

    Kenneth Shinozuka

    The inspiration for this teen's invention that protects the elderly from wandering while providing peace of mind to their caregivers.

    Glenn Close

    The award-winning actress' mission to change public attitudes about mental illness through PSAs and education programs in schools.

    Who Is a Health Hero?

    Each year, WebMD pays tribute to individuals who do great things to help others live healthier, better lives.

    WebMD's 2014 Health Heroes

    2015 Awards Gala

    Health Heroes Honored

    Robin Roberts, co-anchor of ABC's Good Morning America, hosted WebMD's Health Hero awards on Nov. 5, 2015 in New York City. See our coverage of this star-studded celebration.

    Featured Charities

    WebMD thanks the following organizations for participating in the 2015 Health Hero Awards.