Alyssa Dweck, MS, MD, FACOG, is a full-time practicing OB/GYN at the Mount Kisco Medical Group in Westchester County, New York. She provides care to women of all ages and has delivered thousands of babies. A graduate of Barnard College, she has a master's degree in human nutrition from Columbia University and a medical degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, now named Drexel University. Dr. Dweck trained at Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, where she was Chief Resident in 1994. Dr. Dweck is on the Health Advisory Board of Family Circle magazine and contributed regularly to YM magazine, in a series called "Paging Dr. Dweck." She writes prolifically, contributing to Cosmopolitan, SHAPE, Family Circle, Health, Women's Health and Girl's Life in print in addition to online sites including MORE.com, Foxnews.com, WomensHealthOnline.com, EverydayHealth.com, Parents.com, SheKnows.com, Shape.com, and PhillyNews.com. She was a research assistant for Dr. Joyce Brothers. Dr. Dweck is an accomplished triathlete who also enjoys sports cars in her "spare" time. She lives in Chappaqua, New York, with her husband, their two sons, and their English bull dog. Visit her at drdweck.com.
Robin Westen is an expert sex advice columnist and journalist, with more than 20 years of experience writing for magazines such as Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Family Circle, Ladies Home Journal, Self, Good Housekeeping, and more. She specializes in health, relationships, sex issues, and parenting. Westen has authored several books and was an Emmy-Award winning writer for ABC's womenÆs health-oriented show FYI and for One Life to Live. She is also a sex advice columnist (Sex Rx) for WomanÆs Own magazine. Westen lives in Brooklyn and spends her summers in Vermont with her family and friends.