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Media Relations Contacts

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Our HG Experts

Dr. Marlena Fejzo, a Harvard-trained women's health researcher, specializing in genetics, an affiliated with the University of Southern California. Dr. Fejzo is credited with discovering the cause of HG and is the world's leading research scientist on HG and a HER Foundation Board member and Research Advisor. Dr. Fejzo endured HG during her pregnancies. Email her at research at hyperemesis.org.

Dr. Aimee Brecht-Doscher is an OBGYN in the Los Angeles area who has personally been affected by HG. She is a HER Foundation Board member and the Medical Advisor for the Foundation. Email her at aimee at hyperemesis.org.

Kimber MacGibbon is a registered nurse (RN) and has helped many thousands of families facing HG across the globe since 2000. She has an extensive understanding of HG from a medical, advocacy, and personal perspective. Kimber is also co-founder of the HER Foundation. She and Dr. Fejzo have co-authored over three dozen publications on HG in collaboration with universities, including USC and UCLA. Kimber had HG in both of her pregnancies and is located in Portland, Oregon. Email her at kimber at hyperemesis.org.

Kimber MacGibbon, RN discusses the financial consequences of hyperemesis gravidarum (HG).

May 17, 2024

Kimber MacGibbon, RN, was interviewed about the financial consequences of hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) by Mike Senecal. Among the numerous challenges HG survivors face, the financial consequences are often overlooked but…

TIME 100 Health – Dr. Marlena Fejzo

May 3, 2024

Dr. Marlena Fejzo was named one of TIME’s 100 most influential people in health! We are thrilled to congratulate Dr. Fejzo for receiving this award related to her groundbreaking research…

From HG Loss To HG Discovery

April 22, 2024

Dr. Fejzo and MacGibbon’s historical timeline that sets the stage for testing novel treatments for Nausea and Vomiting during Pregnancy (NVP) and Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG). 1988 – Brown University While…

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