Maddy Simpson

Maddy Simpson

Fact Checker

Expertise

Data journalism and research

Education

Bethel University, Columbia Journalism School

Highlights

Maddy Simpson is a fact-checker at Verywell Family, reviewing and updating articles to ensure they are factually accurate and reflect latest product information.

Experience

Maddy Simpson is a journalist based in St. Louis. She studied at journalism and finance at Bethel University, and worked as a financial analyst at a consulting firm before attending Columbia Journalism School. She's worked on projects at the Columbia Journalism Review, Detroit Free Press, and currently is a fact checker and reporter at various publications.

Education

Maddy received a Bachelor of Arts degrees in Finance and Journalism from Bethel University and a Master of Science degree from Columbia Journalism School.

Verywell Family Editorial Process

Verywell Family is an award-winning, modern resource that supports you through all the stages of pregnancy and parenthood. We take a human approach to health and wellness content and reach more than 140 million readers annually.

Our editorial team includes writers, editors, and fact checkers who make sure our information is clear, accurate, and useful so you can make confident choices for your family.

Our writers are notable voices in their respective disciplines, including board-certified physicians, registered nurses, lactation consultants, parenting experts, and health journalists. These individuals are specifically selected for their extensive knowledge and real-world experience, as well as their ability to communicate complex information in a clear, helpful, and unbiased way.

Our team of qualified and experienced fact checkers provide a critical step in our commitment to content integrity. Fact checkers rigorously review articles for accuracy, relevance, and timeliness. We use only the most current and reputable primary references, including peer-reviewed medical journals, government organizations, academic institutions, and advocacy associations.

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