Michael Riotto was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2011, which has resulted in a journey through the maze of chemotherapy, radiation, surgeries, broken bones, stem cell transplant, and more. Following retirement, he found his passion for patient advocacy and now travels the country telling his story to organizations, government officials, support groups, and others in order to advocate for change and make a difference. He is an avid health and fitness enthusiast who truly believes in living life every day to the fullest.
If I can help just one person navigate a better life, I feel like I’ve made a difference. I’m honored to be serving on the PAN Foundation’s Patient and Family Advisory Council and look forward to all the good work ahead.Michael Riotto