Our Expert Advisory Council

The Expert Advisory Council (EAC) for Responsum for Fibroids is made up of both individuals and advocacy, education, and healthcare organizations—all of whom are professionally and personally devoted to women impacted by fibroids and women’s health.

Fibroids patient and advocate

Tanika Gray Valbrun

Award-winning journalist, educator, and founder of The White Dress Project

Soyini Hawkins, MD, MPH, FACOG

Minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon

Nancy Lee, MD

Women’s health expert and science advisory member of CARE About Fibroids

John Lipman

John C. Lipman, MD, FSIR

Founder & Medical Director of the Atlanta Fibroids Center

Jessica Shepherd, MD, MBA, FACOG

OB-GYN and women’s health expert,
specializing in minimally invasive gynecology

Dora Velasquez

Fibroids patient and advocate