HG women in your area

To find women around the world willing to share their stories to help raise awareness of HG, please email annmarie@hyperemesis.org.

Speak with our HG Experts

To contact the HER Foundation for interviews, please email media@hyperemesis.org.

Media Relations Contacts

Please direct media inquiries to Ann Marie King at media@hyperemesis.org.

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Our HG Experts

Dr. Marlena Fejzo, a Harvard-trained geneticist and researcher at University of Southern California, is the world's leading research scientist on HG and a HER Foundation Board member. Dr. Fejzo endured HG during her pregnancies.

Dr. Aimee Brecht-Doscher is an OBGYN in the Los Angeles area who has personally been affected by HG and is on the Board of the HER Foundation.

Kimber MacGibbon is a registered nurse (RN) and has helped many thousands of women since 2000 get through their HG pregnancies. She has an extensive understanding of HG from a medical and personal perspective. Kimber is also co-founder of the HER Foundation. She and Dr. Fejzo have co-authored over two dozen studies on HG in collaboration with universities, including USC and UCLA. Kimber had HG in both of her pregnancies. Email her at kimber @hyperemesis.org.

Jeremy King and Ann Marie King are co-founders of the HER Foundation and can offer a husband/wife perspective of what the HG couple is enduring together. Plus Mr. King provides a male perspective of the illness. He is quoted by saying years ago when wife was pregnant with child in 2002, "Calling HG morning sickness is like calling a hurricane a little bit of rain." You can email them directly at annmarie @hyperemesis.org or jeremy @hyperemesis.org


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