Freda Bush, MD


Freda McKissic Bush, M.D., is a practicing OB-GYN in Jackson, MS and a Clinical Instructor in the Department of OB-GYN and Department of Family Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Bush served as a Presidential appointee to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS. She is a Board Member of The Medical Institute for Sexual Health and co-authored the book, “HOOKED: New Science on How Casual Sex is Affecting Our Children,” with Joe S. McIlhaney, M.D. She was a contributing writer to “Faith Matters: How African American Faith Communities Can Help Prevent Teen Pregnancy,” published by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. She has been interviewed on several TV programs including The Mike and Juliet Show on Fox News TV, CBS Early Show, Everyday with Marcus and Lisa on Family Net TV, as well as numerous radio programs including Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson, Janet Parshal’s America, The Marsha Sumner Radio Show, and Family Life Today with Dennis Rainey. Married for 41 years to her husband, engineer Lee Bush. They have four children, two sons-in-law and seven grandchildren.