Brooke Faught, DNP, WHNP-BC
Board Certified Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Brooke Faught is a board-certified, women’s health nurse practitioner with specialty training in female sexual and pelvic floor medicine, urology, menopause management, and vulvoscopy.
In 2005, Dr. Faught developed and implemented the Women’s Institute for Sexual Health
(WISH) as a division of Urology Associates in Nashville, Tennessee. She served as the Director
of WISH for 18 years before leaving to join HerMD in 2023. Dr. Faught is a Fellow of the
International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH), and she remains
Secretary on the ISSWSH Executive Board of Directors. She also served on the Board of
Directors for the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) from
2012 to 2017 including two years as Treasurer on the Executive Committee. Dr. Faught is a
North American Menopause Society (NAMS) certified menopause practitioner and a Fellow of
the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
Dr. Faught maintains an adjunct faculty position at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.
She also serves as faculty and a planning committee member for the annual NPWH/ISSWSH
Sexual Health and Vulvoscopy Course for Nurse Practitioners. Dr. Faught is widely published in
the field of women’s sexual and pelvic health and she is involved in various areas of research.
She regularly lectures to local, national, and international audiences and she is frequently invited
to provide her expert opinion to various media outlets. In June of 2015, Dr. Faught lobbied to
congressman and representatives on Capitol Hill prior to testifying at the Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) hearing on flibanserin, the first ever FDA approved medication for
Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD).
In her spare time, Dr. Faught enjoys spending time with her family, which includes her husband,
Jonathan, her three daughters, Clara, Lily, and Elle, and her big, spoiled dogs, Bronx and Greta
Rose. She enjoys traveling the globe, yoga, running, and pretty much anything that involves
adrenaline. She is also very involved in the special needs community.