Penny Simkin

Penny Simkin

PT

    PENNY SIMKIN, PT, is a physical therapist who has specialized in childbirth education since1968. She estimates she has prepared over 12,000 women, couples, and siblings for childbirth. Find out more about Penny at her website: www.pennysimkin.com.

    Nicette Jukelevics

    Nicette Jukelevics

    MA, ICCE

      NICETTE JUKELEVICS, MA, ICCE is a childbirth educator, researcher and author of Understanding the Dangers of Cesarean Birth: Making Informed Decisions http://www.dangersofcesareanbirth.com/. She also publishes www.vbac.com.

      Dr. Jill Diana Chasse

      Dr. Jill Diana Chasse

      Doctor of Public Health

        DR. JILL DIANA CHASSE is an author and health consultant specializing in maternal/perinatal mental health and wellness. She has been working with the mother-baby dyad in birth and psychology for over 20 years.

        Krystina Friedlander

        Krystina Friedlander

        Co-founder, Beyond Halal

          KRYSTINA FRIEDLANDER is a childbirth doula, HypnoBirthing instructor, andherbalist in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She holds a B.A. Anthropology and Middle Eastern Studies, and an M.A. in Cultural Anthropology from Tulane University.

          Kate Van Wagner

          Kate Van Wagner

          Social Worker

            KATE VAN WAGNER is a transformative social worker, union organizer, and doula living in Burlington, Vermont. She is interested in the social and economic justice implications of birth work.

            Andrew Lawrence

            Andrew Lawrence

            Professor

              ANDREA LAWRENCE is an associate professor in the School of Education, Teaching and Health at American University.

              Pamela S. Nadell

              Pamela S. Nadell

              Professor

                PAMELA S. NADELL holds the Patrick Clendenen Chair in Women’s and Gender History and is Chair of the Department of History and Director of the Jewish Studies Program.

                Judd DeLoss

                Judd DeLoss

                Lawyer

                  JUDD DELOSS provides assistance and advice on legal issues relating to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. He has been a Managing Attorney at Popovits & Robinson since 2012 and has been practicing health law since 1995.