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Christopher Hobbs is a botanist, clinical herbalist, author, and licensed acupuncturist.
Valerie Hobbs, MSOM, Dipl. Ac., is a Colorado licensed acupuncturist with over 30 years experience in delivering healthcare to pregnant women.
Mary Fasano, MD, MSPN, is an associate professor of clinical medicine at the University of Iowa Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Allergy/Immunology, Iowa City.
Linda Ford is an allergist and the founder of the Asthma & Allergy Center in Papillion, Nebraska.
David Wlody, M.D., is the director of obstetric anesthesia in the department of anesthesiology at the State University of New York in Brooklyn.
Gina Gomez is a pediatric audiologist at Children's National Medical Center Hospital in Washington, D.C.
Lisa Lamson is a pediatric audiologist, University of California, San Francisco.
Be The Match is a global leader in bone marrow transplantation. We conduct research to improve transplant outcomes, provide support and resources for patients, and partner with a global network.
Jan Barger, R.N., M.A., IBCLC, has a degree in psychology from Wheaton College, Illinois, and a master's in counseling from Wayne State University in Michigan.
Susan Condon, IBCLC, CLE, CLC, has been helping mothers and babies to breastfeed since 1992.
Karen and Gale Pryor are the co-authors of the latest edition of Nursing Your Baby.
Jennifer Thomas is a pediatrician and breastfeeding medicine specialist in Franklin, Wisconsin.
Susan Toth, BSN, CLE, manages the women's education department for Sharp HealthCare in San Diego, California.
Zakiyah Williams, MPH, IBCLC is the lactation services manager at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital-Stanford in Palo Alto, CA.
Andrew Adesman is chief of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Schneider Children's Hospital in New Hyde Park, New York.
Sandy Bailey, Ph.D., is a certified family life educator and a family and human development specialist with the Montana State University Extension Office.
Marvin Berkowitz earned his Ph.D. in developmental psychology at Wayne State University, and is currently the Sanford N. McDonnell Professor of Character Education at the University of Missouri in St. Louis.
Michele Borba is a child development expert and author of 12 Simple Secrets Real Moms Know: Getting Back to Basics and Raising Happy Kids.
T. Berry Brazelton, M.D., is best known for his many books on family and child development , including his classic book Infants and Mothers and Touchpoints
Douglas Gentile, is a developmental psychologist and the director of research for the National Institute on Media and the Family.
Ruth Golomb is a senior clinician and co-director of the doctoral training program at the Behavior Therapy Center of Greater Washington in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Penelope Leach, Ph.D., is one of the world's leading developmental child psychologists.
Roni Cohen Leiderman, Ph.D., is a nationally recognized educator, speaker, trainer, author, and consultant specializing in child development, including emotional and intellectual development, early brain development, relationships, work and family issues, and parenting.
Marilyn Segal is a renowned developmental psychologist.
Patricia Henderson Shimm runs the Barnard College Center for Toddler Development in New York.
Myrna Shure received her doctorate in developmental psychology from Cornell University in 1966, and is a professor in the department of clinical and health psychology at MCP Hahnemann University in Philadelphia.
Sandra Berger, M.Ed. is the Information Specialist for Gifted Education at the ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education at The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).
Sandy Carpenter has been teaching kindergarten and first grade for ten years, and before her teaching career, was a public and school librarian for ten years.
Trudy Carpenter, Ed.D., is a teacher and administrator of special education programs in Ledyard, Connecticut.
Ellen Church, M.S., is an early childhood education consultant.
Peggy Kaye, is an Education Specialist and Senior Director of Learning and Curriculum Design for HOMER
Elaine McEwan-Adkins, Ed.D., has been a teacher, school librarian, principal, and assistant superintendent for instruction in the Chicago suburbs.
Gwynn Mettetal, Ph.D., is an associate professor of education and director of the University Center for Excellence in Teaching at Indiana University South Bend.
Andrea Mills is the director of the after-school financial literacy program Simply Outrageous Youth.
Patricia Sheets is currently a faculty member in the counselor education program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a consultant to the Alabama State Department of Education.
Guy Strickland, author of Bad Teachers: The Essential Guide for Concerned Parents, has written extensively about education.
Sara Wilford is director of Sarah Lawrence College's Early Childhood Center and Art of Teaching graduate program.
Frances Verter, PhD, is the founder and director of the Parent’s Guide to Cord Blood Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charity and educational resource.
Joel Berg, DDS, MS, is a professor in the department of pediatric dentistry at the University of Washington in Seattle and a board-certified pediatric dentist.
Paul Casamassimo, DDS, is a professor of pediatric dentistry at Ohio State University College of Dentistry.
Fred Ferguson, DDS, is a professor of pediatric dentistry at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine.
Michael Ignelzi is an assistant professor in the department of orthodontics and pediatric dentistry at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry and chair of the Council on Scientific Affairs for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Sandra Johnson, M.D., FAAD, is a dermatologist in private practice in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
Miriam K. Pomeranz, M.D., serves as associate professor in the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at NYU Langone Medical Center, where she specializes in and publishes on general dermatology as well as pregnancy-related skin diseases and diseases of the female genitalia.
Patricia Treadwell, M.D., is a professor emeritus of pediatrics and dermatology at Riley Children's Hospital in Indianapolis and past chair of the executive committee of the dermatology section of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Ellen Albertson, M.S., R.D., is a nutrition consultant, a health and nutrition journalist, and the host of a radio show (with her husband) called "The Cooking Couple."
Sandra Bastin, Ph.D., R.D., is an assistant professor in the University of Kentucky's Cooperative Extension Service, a public education program.
Joan Carter is a registered dietitian, an instructor in the department of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and communications manager for the Children's Nutrition Research Center.
Debby Demory-Luce, Ph.D., R.D., L.D., is a research nutritionist with the United States Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service Children's Nutrition Research Center and an instructor in the department of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
Sara Haas is a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) and chef in Chicago.
Keli Hawthorne, M.S., R.D., L.D. is the director for clinical research for the department of pediatrics with the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin.
Erin Hinga, M.S., R.D. is a registered dietitian specializing in adolescent nutrition and family well-being.
Nancy Hudson, M.S., R.D., has been a nutrition educator for more than 20 years. In addition to teaching, she has been the director of the undergraduate program in dietetics at the University of California in Berkeley since 1992.
Melinda Johnson is the national spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association.
Colette La Salle is a registered dietician.
Frances Largeman-Roth, R.D., is the author of Feed the Belly: The Pregnant Mom's Healthy Eating Guide (Sourcebooks Inc.).
Amanda Leonard, M.P.H., R.D., L.D., C.N.S.D., provides nutrition counseling to pediatric patients with cystic fibrosis and gastrointestinal disorders at Johns Hopkins Children's Center.
Heidi McIndoo, M.S., R.D., LDN is a nutrition consultant, spokesperson, author, and freelance writer with 20 years' experience as a registered dietitian.
P.K. Newby, ScD, MPH, MS, is a nutrition scientist and food writer.
Julie Redfern, R.D., LDN, is a senior nutritionist in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, where she counsels teens and adults on a variety of perinatal issues.
Charles Santerre is an associate professor in the Department of Foods and Nutrition at Purdue University and an adjunct associate professor in the environmental sciences program at Ohio State University.
Samantha Schleiger, MS, RDN, CD, CLT, is an integrative registered dietitian nutritionist; owner of Simply Nourished, a private practice.
Sarah Jane Schwarzenberg, M.D., is chief of pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition at the University of Minnesota.
Melanie Shay is a registered dietitian at the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, Department of Pediatrics, in Lubbock, Texas.
Elizabeth Wallace Smith, R.D., CNSC, LDN, received her degree in dietetics from the University of Connecticut and has worked in the field of pediatric nutrition since 2006.
Jill Stovsky is an exercise physiologist and a registered dietitian.
Marilyn Swanson, Ph.D., R.D., is the USDA/CSREES national program leader of maternal and child health stationed at the Children's Nutrition Research Center in Houston, Texas, and an adjunct associate professor of pediatrics-nutrition at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
Bridget Swinney, M.S., R.D. is a well-regarded nutrition expert specializing in prenatal nutrition, child nutrition, and family eating matters.
Erik K. Alexander is chief of the Thyroid Section at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Christina Mitchell is an assistant professor of medicine in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at the University of Pennsylvania.
Carolyn Brickey is the chair of the National Organic Standards Board.
Charles Gerba is a professor of environmental microbiology in the departments of Microbiology and Immunology and Soil, Water, and Environmental Science at the University of Arizona in Tucson, and a nationally known expert on household microbes and intestinal diseases.
Edward Groth III, Ph.D., is an independent food safety and environmental health consultant.
Alan M. Hoberman, toxicologist, has specialized in reproductive and developmental toxicology for over 34 years.
Balambal Bharti, Ph.D., is an epidemiologist focused on autoimmune diseases in pregnancy.
Christina Chambers is an epidemiologist at the California Teratogen Information Service in San Diego.
Paul Offit, M.D., chief of infectious diseases at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Maurice R. Hilleman professor of vaccinology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of immunology and virology.
Larry Pickering is an infectious disease specialist, at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.
Lance E. Rodewald is director of the Immunization Services Division in the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Janet Bodnar is executive editor of Kiplinger's Personal Finance and an expert on family and children's finances.
Kevin Brosious is the founder and president of Wealth Management Inc., a financial planning and registered investment advisory firm in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
David Burns, M.D., is a professor of family and preventive medicine at the University of California, San Diego, and a researcher with the Rebecca and John Moores UCSD Cancer Center.
Meredith Goodwin, M.D., is a family practitioner.
Daphne Miller, M.D., is a board-certified family physician who runs a neighborhood family practice in San Francisco.
Alison Ehara-Brown, LCSW, is a family therapist in Berkeley, California.
Allan M. Gonsher is the author of An Allowance Is Not a Bribe and director of Kids-Inc., a child and family therapy organization.
Ian Kerner, Ph.D., is a sex and relationships counselor and the author of numerous books.
Karen Kleiman, MSW, is a licensed clinical social worker and the founder and director of the Postpartum Stress Center and the Postpartum Stress & Family Wellness Center.
Bobby Taylor & Hilary Wright work as parent-infant therapists for the Oxford Parent Infant Project (OXPIP) in Oxford, England.
Deborah Berry is the author of the guidebook FamilyFun Vacation Guide New England.
Dorothy Jordon has almost 30 years of experience as a family travel writer.
Christine Loomis is the former travel editor for Family Life magazine
Clark Norton has written about family travel for more than 20 years, and is the author of two Fodor's family travel guides.
Candyce Stapen is a contributing travel editor and columnist for magazines and newspapers around the country.
Laura Sutherland is a family travel writer.
Inna Berin is a reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist at the Fertility Institute of New Jersey and New York.
Serena Chen, M.D., is an expert in infertility and female reproductive endocrinology and the director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey.
Christos Coutifaris, M.D., is a professor and director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology at the University of Pennsylvania.
Jennifer Hirshfeld-Cytron, M.D., is an ob-gyn as well as a reproductive endocrinology and infertility expert at Fertility Centers of Illinois.
Spencer Richlin is the surgical director and a partner in reproductive endocrinology at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT).
Sherman Silber, M.D., F.A.C.S., heads the Infertility Center of St. Louis.
Toni Weschler is the author of the fertility bible Taking Charge of Your Fertility, a must-have guide that gives you a better understanding of the female cycle and its relationship to fertility, conception, and birth control.
Mark Corkins, M.D., is a board-certified pediatric gastroenterologist and assistant professor of pediatrics at the James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University in Indianapolis.
KT Park is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and a Stanford Health Policy associate.
Robert Davis, Ph.D., is an award-winning health journalist and author of The Healthy Skeptic: Cutting Through the Hype About Your Health.
Sharon Lavigne, M.S. is a teratogen information specialist, genetic counselor and coordinator of MotherToBaby Connecticut, a non-profit affiliate of the international Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS).
Sara Riordan, M.S., is a certified genetic counselor at the Arizona Pregnancy Riskline, a toll-free information service that answers questions about the safety of medications and other exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Lori Wolfe, M.S., CGC, is the director of the Texas Teratogen Information Service for the state of Texas and a board-certified genetic counselor specializing in the area of teratogen counseling.
Black Women Birthing Justice, Black Women Birthing Justice (BWBJ) is an Oakland-based grassroots collective of African American, African, Caribbean, and multiracial women. Founded in 2011, it is committed to transforming birthing experiences for black women and transfolks.
Suzanne Powell, ICCE, is a childbirth educator and doula.
Brette McWhorter Sember is a retired family law attorney and author of more than 25 books in the parenting and legal fields.
Alison Deyette is a seasoned stylist and lifestyle expert and has worked extensively for national news and entertainment programs, magazines, and online media outlets.
Judith Bishop is a certified nurse midwife and associate professor, University of California, San Francisco.
Penelope Morrison Bosarge is a women's healthcare nurse practitioner.
Mary Brown, MSN, is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner with 28 years of experience in the field.
Chaunie Brusie, Chaunie Brusie is a labor and delivery nurse turned writer.
Kate Norman Frómeta, is a certified nurse midwife and an assistant professor in the department of obstetrics, gynecology & reproductive sciences at the University of California, San Francisco.
Kathleen Huggins, R.N., CLC, is the author of The Nursing Mother's Companion.
Maureen Keefe, R.N., Ph.D., is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner.
Diane Spatz is a PhD prepared nurse clinician and researcher at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and an associate professor of health care of women and childbearing nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Meg Zweiback, R.N., MPH, works as a nurse practitioner, family consultant, and associate clinical professor at UC San Francisco.
Carmit Archibald practices obstetrics and gynecology in New York City and maintains faculty privileges at New York University Tisch Hospital.
Carol Archie is associate clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology, University of California, Los Angeles.
Raul Artal is the chair of the department of obstetrics, gynecology, and women's health, St. Louis University School of Medicine.
Janice Aubey, M.D., assistant clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
Vincenzo Berghella Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
Matthew Beshara, M.D., assistant clinical professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and director of the Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Department at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Gina Brown, M.D., is the coordinator of microbicides and women and girls research for the Office of AIDS Research at the National Institutes of Health.
James Christmas, M.D., is the director of maternal fetal medicine for Commonwealth Perinatal Associates at Henrico Doctor's Hospital in Richmond, Virginia, and a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Jeanne A. Conry, M.D., Ph.D., is the president of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), assistant physician in chief at the Permanente Medical Group in Roseville, California, and associate clinical professor at the University of California, Davis.
Jacqueline Dela Merced, M.D. is an ob-gyn in private practice in Greenbrae, California.
Siobhan Dolan, M.D., MPH, is an ob-gyn and clinical geneticist who serves as a medical advisor to the March of Dimes.
Alice Domar, Ph.D., is the director of the Domar Center for Mind/Body Health at Boston IVF, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Elizabeth Fino, M.D., is an ob-gyn and a fertility specialist.
Bruce Flamm is a clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of California, Irvine.
Joyce and Marshall Gottesfeld are both obstetricians in Denver, Colorado.
Cornelia Graves is medical director of Tennessee Maternal Fetal Medicine and a consultant at Baptist Hospital in Nashville.
Jeanne-Marie Guise is an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, Oregon Health Services Center, Portland.
Debra Gussman, M.D., is an ob-gyn at the Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune, New Jersey.
Natan Haratz-Rubinstein is board certified in obstetrics/gynecology and a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Andrew Kaunitz is an ob-gyn who specializes in contraception and menopause.
Helen Kim, M.D., is an assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Chicago, and director of the In Vitro Fertilization Program there.
Tekoa King is a certified nurse-midwife and a clinical professor in the department of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive sciences at the University of California, San Francisco.
Lisa Kolp is an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the division of reproductive endocrinology at Johns Hopkins Fertility Center.
Carolyn Kubik is the co-owner of Reproductive Health Specialists in Pittsburgh and is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology as well as reproductive endocrinology and infertility.
Lizellen La Follette M.D. is an ob-gyn in private practice in Greenbrae, California
John Larsen is a professor of obstetrics, gynecology, and genetics at the George Washington University, Washington, DC.
Barbara S. Levy M.D. is an obgyn and vice president for Health Policy for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
Catherine Lynch is director of the division of general obstetrics and gynecology, University of South Florida, Tampa.
Edward Marut, M.D., is an ob-gyn and reproductive endocrinology and infertility expert at Fertility Centers of Illinois.
George Mussalli, M.D., is a board-certified maternal-fetal medicine specialist and the co-physician and co-founder of Village Obstetrics and Village Maternity in New York City.
Laura Fijolek McKain, M.D., is an obstetrician/gynecologist in private practice in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Suzanne Merrill-Nach, M.D., has been an obstetrician-gynecologist in private practice in San Diego, California, since completing her residency at the U.S. Naval Hospital there in 1985.
Katrina B. Mitchell, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon, fellowship-trained breast surgical oncologist, and international board-certified lactation consultant (IBCLC).
Thomas Moore, Ob-gyn, is chairman of the Department of Reproductive Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine.
George Mussalli is a board-certified maternal-fetal medicine specialist and director of obstetrics at North Central Bronx Hospital and Jacobi Medical Center in New York.
Jennifer R. Niebyl is the head of department of obstetrics and gynecology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.
Ogo Okpala,M.D., MPH, is an ob-gyn at Christiana Care Health Services in Wilmington, Delaware.
Richard Paulson is professor and vice-chair of obstetrics and gynecology and chief of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.
Mary Lake Polan is chair emeritus of the department of gynecology and obstetrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, California.
John Queenan, M.D., is an obstetrician and gynecologist.
Renee Samelson , ob-gyn, helped develop "Oral health Care During Pregnancy: A National Consensus Statement" with ACOG and the American Dental Association.
Anthony Scialli, obgyn/toxicologist, a clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences and adjunct professor of obstetrics and gynecology and of biochemistry and molecular biology at Georgetown University Medical Center.
James F. Smith is a clinical associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology and maternal fetal medicine specialist.
Alex Stagnaro-Green , M.D., MHPE, is a professor of medicine, professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and senior associate dean for education at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Joanna Stone, M.D., is a gynecologist at the Ashe Student Health and Wellness Center at the University of California, Los Angeles.
John Sussman, M.D., an obstetrician and gynecologist, is president of the medical staff at New Milford Hospital in Connecticut.
Tracey Telles, M.D., is an obstetrician currently doing specialty work in reproductive endocrinology and infertility.
Marcie Treadwell, M.D., director of the U-M Perinatal Assessment Center and professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Michigan Medical School.
Russell Turk, M.D., is an ob-gyn and the founder of the Riverside Obstetrics & Gynecology in Riverside, Connecticut.
Cornelia van der Ziel, M.D., FACOG, is a practicing staff obstetrician and gynecologist working for Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Carl Weiner is chair and professor of obstetrics and gynecology and professor of integrative and molecular physiology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and adjunct professor of pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy.
Robert Welch is the chairman and program director for the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan.
Wendy Wilcox, a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist, is vice chair of the department of obstetrics & gynecology and women's health at Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx Hospitals.
Amanda Williams, M.D., MPH, practices obstetrics and gynecology at Kaiser Permanente East Bay in Oakland, CA.
Laurie C. Zephyrin, M.D., MPH, MBA, is assistant professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia University Medical Center, New York City.
Robert Zurawin, M.D., heads the gynecology service at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston and is an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Baylor College of Medicine.
David Granet, M.D., FACS, FAAP, is the Anne F. Ratner Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego, where he's director of the Abraham Ratner Children's Eye Center.
David Hunter, M.D., is an expert in children's visual development.
Marguerite McDonald, M.D., FACS, is a clinical professor of ophthalmology at NYU Langone Medical Center.
Becky Bailey is the founder and president of Loving Guidance, a company focused on helping parents and others interact more positively with those around them.
Armin Brott, the father of two daughters, is a best-selling, award-winning author and a nationally recognized parenting expert.
Bonnie Harris is the author of Confident Parents, Remarkable Kids: 8 Principles for Raising Kids You'll Love to Live With.
Mary Sheedy Kurcinka is the best-selling author of Raising Your Spirited Child.
Wendy Masi, Ph.D., is the dean of Nova University's Family Center, which provides programs designed to strengthen families.
Pearl Simmons, M.S., worked as a communications and community education specialist for Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
Patty Wipfler is the founder and director of the Parents Leadership Institute, a nonprofit organization in Palo Alto, California.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) The AAP provides a host of resources for parents online, including the latest AAP recommendations on health conditions from A to Z, baby sleep, vaccines, car safety guidelines, television viewing-time recommendations, parenting books for sale, and advice about navigating the healthcare system.
Jatinder Bhatia is a pediatrician whose research interests include a wide variety of neonatal issues, such as neonatal nutrition, total parenteral nutrition, reaction oxygen species, hepatic dysfunction, and outcomes research.
Natasha Burgert is a pediatrician, blogger, and tech lover.
Susan Coffin, M.D., M.P.H., is an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, director of the Department of Infection Prevention and Control, and an attending physician at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
George Cohen, M.D., is a clinical professor of pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine and an attending pediatrician at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
Stephen R. Daniels, M.D., Ph.D. is chairman of the Department of Pediatrics and Pediatrician-in-Chief and L. Joseph Butterfield Chair in Pediatrics at The Children's Hospital at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.
Chandani DeZure, M.D., FAAP, is a neonatal and pediatric hospitalist at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, CA.
Suzanne Dixon, M.D., MPH, is on the clinical faculty of the University of Washington and is a professor emerita of pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego.
Joanna Dolgoff is a childhood obesity specialist and spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Lane France, M.D., is a pediatrician with the Pediatric Health Care Alliance in Tampa, Florida.
David Geller is a board-certified pediatrician.
Frank Greer, M.D., is professor of pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin- Madison School of Medicine.
Jonathan Groner, M.D., is medical director of the trauma program at Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
Cliff Harris, M.D., is a pediatrician at Bancroft Pediatric Medical Group in San Leandro, California.
Laura Jana, M.D., is a pediatrician, owner of an educational childcare center, and assistant director of the Boys Town Institute for Child Health Improvement in Omaha, Nebraska.
Alanna Levine is a pediatrician in private practice in New York and an attending pediatrician at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewood, New Jersey.
Dan Levy, M.D., FAAP, is president of the Maryland chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Deborah Lin-Dyken, M.D., is an associate professor of clinical pediatrics at the University of Iowa's College of Medicine.
Jennifer Lowry is an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine.
Kathleen J Motil, M.D., Ph.D., is professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and an attending physician at Texas Children's Hospital Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition.
Karl Neumann, M.D., is a pediatrician at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Medical Center in New York City.
Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, M.D., FAAP, is a pediatrician, author, and parenting and digital media expert.
Anthony Porto, M.D., MPH, FAAP is a pediatric gastroenterologist. an associate professor of pediatrics at Yale University, and co-author of the Pediatrician's Guide for Feeding Babies and Toddlers.
Howard Reinstein, M.D., is a pediatrician with a private practice in Encino, California.
Jo Ann Rohyans, M.D., FAAP, is a pediatrician in Columbus, Ohio.
Laurel Schultz is a board-certified pediatrician in private practice with offices in San Francisco and Marin County, California
Jennifer Shu is a board-certified pediatrician in Atlanta, Georgia, and coauthor of Heading Home With Your Newborn
Susan Sorensen, M.D., is a board-certified pediatrician in private practice in Reno, Nevada.
Adiaha I. A. Spinks-Franklin is the assistant professor of pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.
Wendy Sue Swanson is an executive committee member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Communications and Media.
Marcia W. VanVleet, M.D., MPH, is the board certified pediatrician and director of the Newborn Service Team at Women & Infants Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island (which has more than 8,500 deliveries annually).
Laura R. Viehmann is the breastfeeding coordinator for the American Academy of Pediatrics' Rhode Island chapter.
William Wilkoff, M.D., is a pediatrician.
Nikole Gipps has been training animals for more than ten years.
Philip Anderson, Pharm.D., is a health sciences clinical professor of pharmacy at the University of California, San Diego.
Gerald Briggs is a pharmacist clinical specialist at Women's Hospital, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and co-author of the reference guide Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation.
Mary Euler is the assistant dean of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy
Thomas Hale, the author of Hale's Medications and Mothers' Milk, is a leading expert in perinatal pharmacology and the use of medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Ronald J. Ruggiero is a professor of clinical pharmacy and obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences, University of California, San Francisco.
Lisa Bessone, the former editor of Outside Kids magazine, has written for Outside magazine for 12 years.
Susan K. Perry, Ph.D., our Fun and Games expert, is a social psychologist and the author of award-winning books and articles.
Pamela Shaw is director of the Oklahoma City University Performing Arts Academy.
Laura Slane is a specialty aquatics consultant for the YMCA of the USA.
Jane Andersen, D.P.M., is a podiatrist in private practice in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Tracey Mallett is an internationally recognized name in the fitness industry and uses her experience to motivate and inspire women juggling all aspects of their lives – work, marriage, and family.
Timothy McCall is a board-certified internist and medical editor of Yoga Journal.
Debi Pillarella is a fitness expert specializing in prenatal and postpartum fitness.
Kristi Alexander is an associate professor in the department of psychology and family studies at United States International University in San Diego.
Robin Altman is a child psychiatrist and author of Shrink Rap: An Irreverent Take on Child Psychiatry.
Shoshana Bennett, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist, author and former president of Postpartum Support International.
Cynthia Bulik received her B.A. in psychology from the University of Notre Dame and her M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of California at Berkeley.
Edward Christophersen, Ph.D., is a board-certified clinical psychologist.
Sharon Cummins, Ph.D., is a research psychologist with the University of California, San Diego, the research coordinator at the California Smokers' Helpline, and project coordinator for a telephone counseling program for pregnant smokers.
Susanne Ayers Denham, Ph.D., is a psychology professor at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.
Michael K. Georgieff is professor of pediatrics and child psychology and director of the Division of Neonatology and the Center for Neurobehavioral Development at the University of Minnesota.
Judith Hudson, Ph.D., is an associate professor of psychology at Rutgers University.
Georg Matt, a professor of psychology at San Diego State University, studies ways to encourage parents to protect their infants from secondhand smoke.
Maria Muzik is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, and assistant research scientist in the Center for Human Growth & Development, University of Michigan.
John A. Persing, M.D., is a neurosurgeon and plastic surgeon.
Martha and William Pieper have spent more than two decades practicing psychotherapy.
Leslie Rescorla, Ph.D., is the director of the Child Study Institute at Bryn Mawr College
Sal Severe, the author of How to Behave So Your Children Will, Too!, received his Ph.D. in school psychology from Arizona State University in Tempe.
Nanette Shorten, Psy.D., is a child psychologist and assistant clinical professor at the University of California, San Francisco, specializing in pediatric psychology and behavioral medicine.
Jerome Singer, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology and child study at Yale University.
Gary Tedeschi, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist with the University of California, San Diego, and the clinical director of the California Smokers' Helpline.
The TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors, The TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors is a donor-supported, nonprofit organization devoted to ending the suffering caused by hair pulling disorder, skin picking disorder, and related body-focused repetitive behaviors.
Joan Wenters, Ph.D., is a clinical and developmental psychologist at Children's Hospital in Oakland, Calif.
Jerry Wyckoff, Ph.D., is a psychologist and special education administrator in public education.
Aditya Belwadi, PhD, is a research scientist at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).
John M. DeSesso, PhD, DABFM, DABFE, DABCHS, FACFEI, Fellow ATS, is the principal scientist and director of Exponent's Health Sciences Center for Toxicology and Mechanistic Biology (Alexandria office).
Martin N. Simenc, P.E., ARM, CAPS, MBA, is the founder and president of Home Safety Services, Northern California's largest and highest-rated residential safety company.
Stephanie Tombrello is the executive director of SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A., a premier resource for child passenger safety in the United States.
Donna Arand, Ph.D., is the clinical director of the Kettering Sleep Disorders Center and an associate research professor in neurology at the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.
James J. Herdegen is an associate professor of medicine and medical director of the Sleep Science Center at the University of Illinois in Chicago.
Brett Kuhn, Ph.D., directs the Pediatric Sleep Clinic at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
James McKenna is the world's expert on sleep sharing.
Jodi Mindell, Ph.D., is the associate director of the Sleep Disorders Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Mary O'Malley, M.D., Ph.D., is an attending psychiatrist and sleep medicine consultant.
Judith Owens, M.D., MPH, is an internationally recognized authority on pediatric sleep.
Katherine M. Sharkey, M.D., Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the departments of Medicine and Psychiatry & Human Behavior at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Rhode Island.
Lisa J. Shives, M.D., is the president and medical director of Northshore Sleep Medicine in Evanston, Illinois.
Patricia McAleer-Hamaguchi, M.A., CCC-SLP is a pediatric speech-language pathologist.
John W. Kille, Ph.D., is the founder and principal of the consulting firm J. W. Kille Associates, which provides services in toxicology, regulatory affairs, risk assessment, and other areas related to the safety evaluation and development of food additives, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices.
Timothy McCall is a board-certified internist and medical editor of Yoga Journal.
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