Elizabeth Lowder, MSW, LCSW

Elizabeth Lowder is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in St Louis, Missouri. She owns a private psychotherapy practice, Sage Tree Therapy, specializing in postpartum mood disorders as well as birth and pregnancy trauma. She is also the co-founder of Heartland PMAD Consultants, LLC, where she serves as an expert trainer on screening and treating perinatal…

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Arielle Mitton, MD

Arielle Mitton is an internal medicine physician who completed her training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and UCLA. Her interests include women’s health, immediate care medicine, and preventative medicine. Dr. Mitton became passionate about improving and standardizing the care of Hyperemesis Gravidarum patients both in the emergency room and at home after surviving the…

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Kristina Kincaid, MS

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Marlena S. Fejzo, Ph.D

Dr. Marlena Fejzo is an HG survivor and faculty researcher in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Southern California. Her primary focus is in improving women’s health. She has been advising and collaborating on research with the HER Foundation since 2001. She has published papers on her genetic studies of many…

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Sarah Coffman, MSW, LCSW

For over 20 years, Sarah Coffman has dedicated herself to addressing issues of particular and unique importance to females. She’s the owner of Rite of Passage Psychotherapy, which focuses on helping women and adolescent girls survive life transitions, placing special emphasis on Perinatal Mood and Adjustment Disorders (PMAD), trauma, and struggles with health and wellbeing…

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Aimee Brecht-Doscher, MD

Dr. Brecht-Doscher is an Ob/Gyn physician with a special interest in advancing the care of patients with hyperemesis gravidarum after suffering two pregnancies with HG including one pregnancy lost in the second trimester. She has been an adviser and long-time supporter of the HER Foundation, and works in the LA area of Southern California.

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Tim Blake, MA

Tim Blake is the Managing Director of Semantic Consulting, a consulting firm focused on leading digital change in healthcare. Tim is passionate about the use of mobile solutions in health, consumer health technology, precision medicine, consumer genomics, pharmacogenomics, and many other components of digital health. Tim advises digital health startups in Australia, the US, Canada…

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Nada Al-Hamalawy, MPA

Nada Al-Hamalawy is a seasoned investor relations professional who has international experience covering Arab countries, the United Kingdom, and the United States. She has 15 years of experience working in investment banks, foreign government bodies, and international finance institutions. Nada had HG in her first pregnancy at its worst which led her to look for…

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Kimber Wakefield MacGibbon, RN

Kimber has been a registered nurse since 1989 and began as an ICU nurse, then moved into medical technology, nutriceuticals, and medical-legal consulting. She survived HG twice, delivering a child in 1999 and 2003. Her difficulty getting treatment and dealing with the residual health issues of HG ignited a passion to eliminate the suffering and…

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Ann Marie King

“You feel so helpless, no one truly understands HG except those who have experienced it. It’s truly frustrating when doctors, nurses, family and friends cannot get what is happening to your body and how the dreams of a normal pregnancy with cravings and taking care of your baby inside by eating healthy and using no…

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