Amy L. Baxter, M.D., FAAP, FACEP

Amy L. Baxter, M.D., FAAP, FACEP

C.E.O., Founder, Pain Care Labs, Maker of Buzzy, Atlanta, USA, Global A wife, mother, physician, educator, mentor, CEO and inventor, Dr. Amy Baxter thoughtfully balances her many diverse roles. Dr. Baxter graduated from Yale University and Emory Medical School and...
Shani Thornton, MS, CCLS

Shani Thornton, MS, CCLS

Certified Child Life Specialist, Child Life Mommy, Blogger, Private Practice Shani is a Certified Child Life Specialist and a parent of two boys. She is an energetic, compassionate leader in the child life community, who loves to fill gaps in service and think outside...
Thomas McNeely Hobson, MHA, MMEd, MT-BC, CCLS

Thomas McNeely Hobson, MHA, MMEd, MT-BC, CCLS

The words of Audrey Hepburn, “As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands; one for helping yourself, the other for helping others”, have driven Thomas McNeely Hobson throughout his education and career. This drive, coupled with his determination and...
Deborah “Deb” Vilas, MS, CCLS, LMSW

Deborah “Deb” Vilas, MS, CCLS, LMSW

Licensed Social Worker, Early Childhood Special Educator, Certified Child Life Specialist Faculty Instructor & Advisor, Bank Street College of Education USA, Mexico, Japan, Czech Republic, Brazil, Singapore, Australia Ms. Vilas grew up in rural Massachusetts, an...
Dr. Paul Thayer M.A., M. Div., D. Min.

Dr. Paul Thayer M.A., M. Div., D. Min.

Clinical Associate Professor, Wheelock College of Education and Human Development at Boston University Dr. Paul Thayer has inspired students and collaborated with colleagues at Wheelock College since 2000, where he is an Associate Professor of Education and Child...
Dina Nasser, BSN, MPH

Dina Nasser, BSN, MPH

Registered Nurse, Manager and Health Advisor Juzoor for Health and Social Development (JUZOOR) Augusta Victoria Hospital (AVH) East Jerusalem, Palestine Advocate. Humanitarian. Activist. Mother. Wife. Daughter. These are just a few of the roles that Dina Nasser...
“Marifer” María Fernanda Busqueta Mendoza, MA

“Marifer” María Fernanda Busqueta Mendoza, MA

Certified Child Life Specialist Clinical and Health Psychologist Adjunct and associate professor of Universidad Anahuac and Universidad La Salle Diploma in Pediatric Psychooncology Researcher in collaboration with Universidad Anahuac Center of Psychology Research Head...
Khatuna Dolidze, PhD, MS, CCLS

Khatuna Dolidze, PhD, MS, CCLS

Doctor of Psychologist, Certified Child Life Specialist, Cofounder, Executive Director, GACCH Foundation for Hospitalized Children, Republic of Georgia  and associate professor at Ilia State University Khatuna Dolidze grew up in a big family in Georgia, an ancient...
Susan Guthrie, Esq.

Susan Guthrie, Esq.

Susan Guthrie, nationally recognized as one of the Top Family Law and Mediation Attorneys in the United States, has been helping individuals and families navigate separation and divorce for more than 30 years.  Susan is passionate about helping people to find a better...
Deb Olszewski

Deb Olszewski

Deb was born at Wright Patterson Air Force base in Dayton, Ohio. She has lived in various states across the U.S. and now resides in Swan Valley, Idaho. She graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a BA in Linguistics and continues to enjoy traveling...