Last updated on: 2/4/2013 | Author: ProCon.org

Richard Green, MD, JD Biography

Title:
Visiting Professor in the Department of Experimental Medicine at Imperial College
Position:
Pro to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

“I suspect that at least in your lifetime we will find a gene that contributes substantially to sexual orientation.”

Interview with Chandler Burr, “Homosexuality and Biology,” The Atlantic, Mar. 1993

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
     Key Experts
MD's and PhD's in psychology, with significant post-doctorate involvement in human sexuality issues. [Note: Key Experts definition varies by sites that have this designation.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Experimental Medicine, Imperial College (London)
  • Ombudsman, Committee on Publication Ethics
  • Former Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge
  • Former President, Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association Inc. (HBIGDA)
  • Former Director, Gender Identity Clinic, Charing Cross Hospital (London)
  • Former Professor of Psychiatry, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Former Professor of Psychiatry, State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • Founder, International Academy of Sex Research, 1975
  • Founding Editor, Archives of Sexual Behavior, 1971-2001
Education:
  • JD, Yale University, 1987
  • MD, Johns Hopkins University, 1961
  • Fulbright Scholar, Kings College and Cambridge University
  • AB, Syracuse University, 1957
Other:
  • Served on the American Psychiatric Association DSM-IV Subcommittee on gender identity disorders
  • Argued for the removal of homosexuality from the American Psychiatric Association’s second edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
  • Has published 200 professional papers and chapters