By Sherrie Negrea
May 28, 2019

Jill Konowich was in the middle of working on her M.D./Ph.D at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) when extreme pain started shooting up her right leg. She had been training for a half marathon with her fiancé, and suddenly, she couldn’t even walk.

Within two weeks of getting married on September 27, 2013, Konowich was in a wheelchair.

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