Faith in America Medical Advisory Team

  • Professor Psychiatry, New York Medical College
  • Past President of the Group for Advancement of Psychiatry, and a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.
  • An expert media spokesperson on issues related to gender and sexuality and is regularly consulted and engaged by major media sources for his expertise.
  • Has published and teaches extensively around this subject at New York Medical College and New York University.

Jack Drescher, M.D.

  • Professor, UCLA School of Public Health
  • For more than three decades, Dr. Cochran has studied LGBT population health.  An expert in how social stigma impacts populations, she brings an acute understanding of the unique struggles the LGBT community must confront.

Susan D. Cochran, Ph.D.

  • Psychiatry Fellow, Medical University of South Carolina
  • A practicing Psychologist and Fellow, Dr. Lewis’ expertise is in the unique substance abuse challenges faced by the LGBT population as a consequence of the social stigma they face.

E. Thomas Lewis, III, M.D. 

  • Assistant Professor, Adler University
  • Dr. Wolff is a professor of psychology with significant published work on the role social stigma on LGBT hostile religious campuses plays in the attendant mental health and substance abuse challenges afflicting the college students.

Joshua Wolff, Ph.D. 

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Dr. Sparrow practices and teaches extensively at both Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard University.
  • Expert in the children and youth population, he provides skilled insight into the unique challenges facing our children and youth who confront stigma around LGBT identity.

Joshua D. Sparrow, M.D.

  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital, American Medical Association
  • A member of the American Medical Association presiding over its LGBT sub-group, Dr. Streed teaches extensively on LGBT population health and provides this guidance for the AMA.
  • Dr. Streed brings his renown and role at the AMA to provide guidance around current best practice and medical understanding of the unique challenges facing the LGBT community.

Carl Gustaf Streed, M.D.