Wendy Sue Swanson, M.D. Title: Pediatrician, educator, and author Education: University of Washington, School of Medicine - Pediatric Residency, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Kenyon College Location: Madison, Wisconsin Expertise: Board certified pediatrician Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson is a leading pediatrician, an entrepreneur and consultant, an author and media contributor and voice online. She was a health contributor to Seattle’s NBC affiliate station for 6 years, and continues to be an official spokesperson and public speaker. She is Chief Medical Officer of Before Brands, a health and wellness startup developing products and education to prevent food allergies based. She holds a master’s degree in bioethics and is the author of the book Mama Doc Medicine: Finding Calm and Confidence in Child Health, Parenting, and World-Life Balance, in addition to her blog and podcast. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.