Joel M. Evans, MD, a board-certified OB/GYN and international lecturer, is the Director of The Center for Functional Medicine in Stamford, CT and serves as the “external lead” of the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) Advanced Practice Module in Hormone Health since 2011. He is a Co-Creator of the IFM course on COVID- 19, entitled Resistance, Resilience and Repair: Patient Care in a Pandemic. Dr. Evans is a Senior Advisor to the CEO of IFM, and has co-authored two recently published papers on the pandemic and is currently working on a third. Dr. Evans spoke at the United Nations on the topic of Prenatal Origins of Violence and serves as UN Representative and Chief Medical Advisor for OMAEP – World Organization of Prenatal Education Associations.

Dr. Evans is the Medical Director and an Advisory Board member of the Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health (APPPAH).