OUR COUNCIL OF DOCTORS
Dr. Jessica Shepherd
Dr. Shepherd is an OB/GYN and women's health expert and also the founder of Her Viewpoint, an online women's health forum that focuses on addressing taboo topics in a comfortable setting. As an OB/GYN, she practices at the University of Illinois at Chicago and also serves as the Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. Dr. Shepherd has written in various journals including Women's Day, Women's Health, Self, Family Circle, Parents, LifeScript.com, Heart and Soul, Best Health, Essence, and WebMD. She is also seen regularly as an expert on The Today Show, Dr. Oz, Steve Harvey, CBS News, FOX news (NY, LA Chicago and Dallas), WGN News and WCIU in Chicago where she is a monthly health contributor as well as guest co host. In addition to radio programs nationwide, Dr. Shepherd also gives lectures nationally and internationally on fibroids and myomectomies and women's health issues.
Dr. Soyini Hawkins
Dr. Soyini Mattis Hawkins, is a fellowship trained Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgeon. She is a solo Gynecology provider at Fibroid and Pelvic Wellness Center of Georgia in Alpharetta, GA. Dr. Hawkins received her medical degree in Georgia at Morehouse School of Medicine. She completed her Internship and Residency training at the University of Maryland Medical Center Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and Fellowship at Mercy Medical Center. In Baltimore. Dr. Hawkins’ runs a surgical gynecology practice that specializes in the management of abnormal uterine bleeding, pelvic pain, fibroids, endometriosis and complex gynecologic cases.
Dr. Alicia Christy
Dr. Alicia Christy is a veteran, an OB/GYN and Director of Reproductive Health at the Veterans Administration. In her role, she provides support to regional and national staff on women’s reproductive health programs and policies. She also analyzes complex program and policy issues relevant to Women’s Health Services.