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Meet Barb

Barb Dehn is a practicing Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, award-winning author, and a nationally recognized health expert. She holds a B.S. from Boston College and earned her Masters degree at the University of California, San Francisco. As an in-demand and popular national speaker on all aspects of women’s health and a frequent health expert on television. She regularly appears on NBC’s California Live and has appeared on CBS, ABC, CNN, Good Morning America Now, and NBC’s iVillageLive.
NurseBarb’s YouTube Channel


Barb is the Vice President of Women’s Health at Peppy Health, a digital health app that provides expert-led, personalized care through employers’ benefits programs.  Everyone deserves the help and support of experts to navigate them through challenging times in their lives.  Peppy’s successful model of care in the UK with clients such as Disney, Estee Lauder, Procter & Gamble and Adobe is now expanding to the US.


Blue Orchid Press
Barb started her own health publishing company, Blue Orchid Press, LLC to “Empower Women with Information.” She writes and publishes this series of innovative and award-winning women’s health guides with titles ranging from Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, Fertility, Healthy Bones and Menopause. The Blue Orchid Guides are used by millions of women across the country.
Blue Orchid Guides

El Camino Women’s Medical Group 
Barb practices with El Camino Women’s Medical Group in the heart of Silicon Valley. She has over 30 years experience listening to and caring for women. She’s helped countless women and couples navigate their way through infertility, pregnancy, breastfeeding, and menopause. She’s adept at listening, validating and explaining complicated health matters in a straightforward, easy to understand, warm and friendly style.

In addition to being a founding member of the 100 Women Charitable Foundation in Silicon Valley, Barb is also active in Global Health Initiatives as a board member of FAME, the Foundation for African Medicine and Education in Karatu, Tanzania.

Meet Nurse Barb