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Richard Green, MD, JD Biography

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

“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

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
  • JD, Yale University, 1987
  • MD, Johns Hopkins University, 1961
  • Fulbright Scholar, Kings College and Cambridge University
  • AB, Syracuse University, 1957
  • 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