Our Experts

VSHEC (Vaginal and Sexual Health Education Council) is our diverse professional council of women’s health experts. They’re a trusted team working together to help normalize conversations around women’s health and removing the stigmas and taboos that still exist for women everywhere.

Meet our pros

Dr. Mary Jane Minkin, MD

Dr. Minkin is a leader in women’s health education both inside and outside the medical community and has taught at Yale University School of Medicine for over 37 years. Most recently, she was awarded the 2018 Menopause Educator of the Year award by the North American Menopause Society.

Shannon Chavez, PsyD, CST

Dr. Chavez is a sex expert, therapist, and educator who specializes in treating sexual disorders and couples. She’s a nationally recognized voice for sexual health and helps women, men, and couples identify and overcome their barriers to sexual wellness and fulfillment.

Dr. O'Shaughnessy, MD

With over 27 years’ experience, gynecologist and vaginal health champion Dr. O’Shaughnessy is an expert voice on women’s vaginal health issues. She’s joined Vagisil because “women deserve to be educated about vaginal health and deserve everyday solutions for their concerns.”

DeAnn Mullins

DeAnn Mullins is board certified e-pharmacist. She co-owns Mullins Pharmacy and runs the store with her husband, Ken, in Lynn Haven, Florida. She is also a certified diabetes educator and offers diabetes education at WeCare. She has been a member of the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) since she was a pharmacy student, and she served as the 2017 President.

Meika Hollender

Meika is the co-founder and co-CEO of Sustain, which makes all-organic, non-toxic feminine hygiene products, condoms, and lube. She is a vocal advocate for a more open dialogue about safe sex and breaking down barriers around the topic of sex in general, especially for women.

Keech Combe Shetty, CEO Vagisil

Keech isn’t just our CEO—she’s the granddaughter of the founders of Vagisil. She believes in continuing her grandparent’s vision of creating products that solve people’s most personal personal care needs—and furthering the brand’s commitment to helping women everywhere feel more shameless about their intimate health.

Events and Appearances

#BlogHer Health LA

Earlier this year, Vagisil joined the country's leading health and wellness brands at the second-annual BlogHer Health conference in LA. There, we launched our Scentsitive Scents line extension and introduced storytellers to the vSHEC and our Generations of Shameless platform. Additionally, Keech Combe Shetty joined the vSHEC for an illuminating panel talk called Women Tell All: A shameless discussion on generations of women's health.