Our Bloggers

Pregistry’s bloggers are seasoned writers and journalists with expertise in the fields of pregnancy, lactation, and healthcare. They are also mothers and fathers!

Medical Bloggers:

Valerie DeBenedette is an experienced health and medical writer who lives about an hour north of New York City with a small dog. Her work has appeared in magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and on websites. She is a member of the National Association of Science Writers. Read Valerie’s blog posts.

 

 

Amy Harris is a certified nurse-midwife with a Master’s Degree in Maternal and Child Health from Harvard Chan School of Public Health. Her passions are health literacy and women’s reproductive health. A recent two-year sabbatical with her family in Spain was the impetus for becoming a freelance women’s health writer. An exercise nut, she is happiest outdoors and on adventures abroad. Read Amy’ blog posts.
Dr. Chris Iliades has a medical degree and over 20 years of experience in clinical medicine and clinical research. Chris has been a full time medical writer and journalist since 2004. His byline appears in over 1,000 articles online including EverydayHealth, The Clinical Advisor, and Healthgrades. He has also written for print media including Cruising World Magazine, MD News, and The Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Magazine. Chris lives with his wife and close to his three children and four grandchildren in the Boston area. Read Chris’ blog posts.
Dr. Abby Olena has a PhD in Biological Sciences from Vanderbilt University. She lives with her husband and children in North Carolina, where she writes about science and parenting, produces a conversational podcast, and teaches prenatal yoga. Read Abby’s blog posts.
Dr. Stan Sack has 29 years’ experience as a primary care pediatrician in Massachusetts and Florida. A medical writer since 2015, he enjoys blogging on topics that are on parents’ minds but are covered less often in books and on websites. He lives in the Florida Keys with his family and enjoys healthy cooking, fitness activities and singing in his spare time. Read Stan’s blog posts.
Dr. David Warmflash is a science communicator and physician with a research background in astrobiology and space medicine. He has completed research fellowships at NASA Johnson Space Center, the University of Pennsylvania, and Brandeis University. David is the Editor of The Pulse’s Technology section. His focus area includes the emergence of new biotechnologies and their impact on biomedicine, public health, and society. Read David’s blog posts.
Dr. Diego Wyszynski is the Founder and CEO of Pregistry. He is an expert on the effects of medications and vaccines in pregnancy and lactation and an accomplished writer, having published 3 books with Oxford University Press and more than 70 articles in medical journals. In 2017, he was selected to be a TEDMED Research Scholar. Diego attended the University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Read Diego’s blog posts.

Non-Medical Bloggers:

Lucy Cotterill is a UK-based parenting and lifestyle blogger who has also featured in the Huffington Post. A Mom of two daughters, Lucy is passionate about sharing the true reality of parenthood and helping others through their first experiences. In her free time she loves to write, go on day trips with her family and photography. Read Lucy’s blog posts.

Dr. Diana Gitig has a Ph.D. in cell biology and genetics from Cornell University and is the Editor of The Pulse’s Pregnancy and Lactation Weekly Digest. Diana has been writing about issues in biology – from molecular biology to cancer to immunology to neuroscience to nutrition to agriculture – for the past fifteen years. She has three teenaged children. Read Diana’s blog posts.
Sheri Silver is a mother of three, blogger and food photographer. Sheri has been a serious home cook and baker for over 30 years, with a passion for design that dates back to her college years as an architecture student. Food photography was the natural marriage of these two interests, and she’s been creating delicious recipes and food images for almost 10 years. When not working, Sheri can be found exploring New York City and beyond with her family. Read Sheri’s blog posts.