Jessica Atwell, MPH is a PhD Candidate at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Her work experience and research interests include infectious disease epidemiology, maternal immunization, vaccine safety, policy, delivery and hesitancy. She thinks the public health community could vastly improve how it communicates with parents about vaccines, and is dedicated to doing her part to provide clear, evidence-based information.

Dr. Nathan Boonstra, M.D. is a father of two and a general pediatrician at Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa and blogs for the hospital at

Melody Butler is a Pediatric Registered Nurse, mother of four from Long Island, New York. She is the founder of Nurses Who Vaccinate, a Parent Advisory Board member of Voices for Vaccines, a Science Advisory Board member of Every Child by Two, and a Champion Leader for Shot@life, a United Nations Foundation campaign.

Beth Drummond, MPH is a mother of two and has a background in infectious disease epidemiology. She has been offering support and providing evidence-based information to vaccine-hesitant parents through social media channels in group and individual settings for the past 3 years.

Tara Haelle is a mother of two, science journalist, and blogger at Forbes and the mom science blog Red Wine & Apple Sauce. She just completed a book on evidence ­based parenting and tweets at @tarahaelle.

Genevieve Holmes is a homeschooling mother of seven who writes on the intersection of faith and science at The Rational Catholic. She also serves on the Voices for Vaccines Parent Advisory Board representing New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.

Dr. Jocelyn Hybiske, Ph.D. is a mother of two and has worked in medical communications for over 10 years, with expertise in cell biology, oncology, blood ­borne pathogens, hemophilia, as well as clinical trial design and interpretation.

Liz Lynch is a mother of two and semi-­retired freelance writer, she counts many vaccine ­hesitant parents among her friends, and has sought to provide a resource to support them in getting the information they want and need to make health decisions for their children.

Nicole Midgley is a semi­-crunchy stay ­at­ home mom who wants to help others find answers that science can provide.

Leah Russin is a mom, a lawyer, and a volunteer public health and environmental advocate.