Meet The Team Behind SWA

Welcome to our dedicated team page where you can get to know the individuals who drive our commitment to delivering trustworthy health information. From experienced editorial members to renowned medical experts and diligent fact-checkers, our team is united in our mission to provide reliable and insightful content to empower your wellness journey.

Editorial Team

Our Editors-in-Chief lead the team, setting high standards for accuracy and relevance. Content Writers expertly craft engaging articles while Researchers delve into the latest studies to provide evidence-based insights and analysis.

Laura Kovach

Laura Kovach

Chief Editor

Dr. Laura Kouba is a board-certified physician with extensive experience in general medicine and a deep passion for health and wellness. As the Chief Editor, she leverages her medical expertise to provide accurate, evidence-based information to readers seeking guidance on various health topics.

Renee Jiang

Renee Jiang

Associate Editor

Renee Jiang, an experienced Associate Content Editor specializing in health communication, excels in crafting engaging health content & optimizing for SEO. Passionate about promoting health literacy, she finds joy in yoga, hiking, and healthy cooking.

Ashley Lynn

Health Journalist

Ashley Lynn is a distinguished medical journalist renowned for her insightful coverage of healthcare trends and breakthroughs. With a passion for accurate reporting and a deep understanding of medical science, Ashley brings clarity to complex health topics for audiences worldwide.

Alex Harrison

Health Journalist

Alex Harrison is a distinguished medical journalist renowned for her comprehensive coverage of healthcare topics. With a focus on providing accurate and up-to-date information, Alex’s work empowers readers to make informed decisions about their health.

Medical Experts

Our team of Physicians brings a wealth of expertise across various medical fields, ensuring comprehensive coverage of health topics. Specialists offer focused knowledge in specific areas, complementing the broader medical perspective. Nurses provide compassionate care and practical advice, while Pharmacists contribute insights into medication management and safety.

David Mercer

General Medicine Physician

Dr. David Mercer is a board-certified physician in internal medicine and general practice. He has over 20 years of experience working in hospital settings, clinics, and private practice providing comprehensive care to patients.

Michael Bennett

Michael Bennett


Dr. Michael Bennett is a board-certified ophthalmologist with over 15 years of experience performing eye surgery and treating diseases of the eye. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute where he served as Chief Resident.

Irene Sophia

Irene Sophia


Dr. Irene Sophia is a highly experienced, board-certified gastroenterologist. She received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where she graduated at the top of her class. Dr. Sophia then completed her residency in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology at Mayo Clinic.

Adam Saviour

Adam Savior


Dr. Adam Saviour has established himself as a leading figure in the field of neurology. Holding a Doctor of Medicine degree, he completed his rigorous residency training in neurology at a preeminent medical institution, laying the foundation for his exceptional expertise.

Dr. Amber Jones

Amber Jones


Amber Jones is a highly experienced and trusted registered dietitian and licensed nutritionist. With over 12 years in clinical practice, she has helped countless individuals achieve their health and wellness goals through tailored nutrition plans and lifestyle modifications.

Jonathan Lawson

Jonathan Lawson

Orthopedic Surgeon

Jonathan Lawson, MD, FAAOS, is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement and revision surgery. He currently practices at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, where he is the Director of the Joint Reconstruction and Preservation Center.

Sara Winslow


Dr. Sara Winslow is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist with 15+ years’ experience. She graduated with honors from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and completed her residency at Mayo Clinic, specializing in women’s health services.

Aiden Borin


Aiden Borin is a seasoned urologist with over 20 years of experience. He earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and is board-certified in urology. Dr. Borin specializes in diagnosing and treating conditions related to the urinary tract system and male reproductive organs.

James Donovan


Dr. James Donovan, MD, is an esteemed otolaryngologist renowned for his exceptional expertise in ear, nose, and throat (ENT) health. With a profound dedication to advancing medical knowledge and improving patient outcomes, Dr. Donovan has emerged as a leading authority in the field.

Amelia Tarrant


Amelia Tarrant, Ph.D., is a renowned immunologist with over 15 years of experience in the field. She currently serves as a Professor of Immunology at Stanford University School of Medicine, where she leads a research group focused on studying the immune system’s response to infectious diseases and developing novel immunotherapies.

Roman Casal


Dr. Roman Casal is a highly respected Pulmonologist with over two decades of experience in the field of respiratory medicine. He currently holds the position of Chief of Pulmonary Medicine at Mayo Clinic, one of the most prestigious medical institutions in the world.

Fact-Checking & Review Board

Our Fact-Checkers rigorously verify the accuracy of our content, upholding our commitment to reliability. Reviewers meticulously ensure clarity and coherence in our articles. Advisory Board Members, composed of esteemed professionals in healthcare, provide guidance and oversight. The Quality Assurance Team conducts thorough checks to maintain the credibility and trustworthiness of our information.

Carl Parker

Science Researcher

Meet Carl Parker, our dedicated health researcher bringing you the latest insights and discoveries in the world of wellness. With a passion for uncovering evidence-based strategies for optimal health, Carl delves deep into scientific literature to present you with accurate and informative content.

Olivia Colen

Science Researcher

Olivia Colen, a passionate health researcher dedicated to unraveling the mysteries of wellness and bringing evidence-based knowledge to light. With a keen eye for detail and a relentless pursuit of accuracy, Olivia dives deep into scientific literature to uncover the latest trends, breakthroughs, and insights in the realm of health.

Christopher Roberts

Christopher Roberts

Science Researcher

Christopher Roberts is a dedicated health researcher with a passion for unraveling the complexities of human well-being. Armed with a background in health sciences and a keen analytical mind, Christopher delves into the intricacies of medical literature to uncover valuable insights and innovative solutions.

Anobha Scott

Science Researcher

Meet Anobha Scott, a dedicated health researcher committed to unlocking the secrets of well-being and advancing the field of healthcare. With a strong foundation in health sciences and a passion for discovery, Anobha delves deep into scientific literature to unearth valuable insights and solutions.