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Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP
Pediatrician, Advocate, Author
Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson is a mom, pediatrician, blogger, Chief of Digital Innovation for Seattle Children’s Hospital, & news contributor for NBC KING5 in Seattle. She's a pioneering physician on Twitter & her feed was named one of Time Magazine's "Best Twitter Feeds of 2013". While a practitioner of pediatric healthcare in the traditional sense, she approaches all of her work from a far more holistic wellness perspective, as evident in the content of her blog as well as her Mom's Choice Award winning book, Mama Doc Medicine: Finding Calm & Confidence in Parenting, Child Health & Work-Life Balance.
Dr.Swanson founded Digital Health at Seattle Children’s in 2013, leading a team in innovation by testing and creating new digital tools to leverage peer-to-peer education & the wisdom of patients, families & providers. As Chief Medical Officer for Before Brands, Dr. Swanson is leading efforts to foster conversations around the importance of early and consistent inclusion of potential allergens in the diet. She's an official spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics and a practicing pediatrician in the community with The Everett Clinic.