Dr. Joe McIlhaney is a board-certified obstetrician, gynecologist, and infertility specialist. In 1995, he left his private practice of 28 years to devote his full-time attention to working with the Medical Institute for Sexual Health, a nonprofit medical/educational research organization that he established in 1992. Dr. McIlhaney previously served on the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS and currently serves on the Advisory Committee to the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He is the author of six books including Hooked and Girls Uncovered, both of which he co-authored alongside Dr. Freda McKissic-Bush. Dr. Mcllhaney resides in Dallas, Texas, and he and his late wife, Marion, have three adult daughters, and several grandchildren.
Dr. Freda McKissic-Bush is a retired board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and fellow in the ACOG. She previously served as a medical advisor for Heartbeat International, CareNet and the Center for Pregnancy Choices, Metro Jackson. She has published articles in the Journal of Medical Regulation, The MS State Medical Association Journal, Christianity Today, Charisma Magazine, and Christian Living Metro Jackson. Dr. Bush and her husband, Lee, have four children, nine grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.