Brooke Faught

A practicing nurse practitioner since 2003
Clinical Director of WISH

 

Dr. Faught is a board certified, women's-health nurse practitioner with specialty training in female sexual medicine and vulvoscopy. She completed her undergraduate training at The Ohio State University, her MSN at University of Pennsylvania and her DNP at Vanderbilt University. 

In 2005, Dr. Faught developed and implemented the Women's Institute for Sexual Health (WISH) as a division of Urology Associates, P.C., in Nashville, Tennessee. She currently functions as the Clinical Director of WISH. She has been a member of the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH) since 2005. In 2012, she gained designation as a Fellow of ISSWSH and she currently serves as the Fellowship Committe Chari on the ISSWSH Board of Directors. She also served on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (NPWH) from 2011 to 2017 including two years as Treasurer. Dr. Faught maintains an adjunct faculty position at the 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. 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 and her colleague, Vikki Pedigo, lobbied to congressmen and representatives in 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). Professional awards include the William Oxley Thompson Award for early career achievement and Alumni Transformers in Nursing and Healthcare through the Ohio State University Alumni Association, the Recent Alumni Award for Clinical Excellence from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, the Nashville Business Journal (NBJ) 40 Under 40 award and the NBJ Women of Influence Award. 

In her spare time, Dr. Faught enjoys spending time with her family which includes her husband, Jonathan, three daughters, Clara, Lily and Elle and three 'big spoiled mutts', Henry, Freddy and Willie. She enjoys traveling the globe, yoga and pretty much anything that involves adrenaline. She is also involved with the Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee and Best Buddies Tennessee. 

Quick quote from Brooke:

"I am passionate about enriching women's lives by enhancing sexual and pelvic health. I feel empowered as a woman to know that there are answers to some of the most difficult and sensitive women’s health questions and that I am able to share this information with my patients."

Other involvements and memberships:

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
  • International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease, North American Chapter
  • International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (Fellow, Board Member)
  • Interstitial Cystitis Association
  • National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (Past Treasurer)
  • Nashville Alliance for Sexual Health
  • National Vulvodynia Association
  • North American Menopause Society
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Inc. National Honor Society of Nursing: Xi chapter
Brooke Faught Clinical Director of WISH Nashville

The Women's Institute is a division of Urology Associates, P.C. We are committed to the innovation and the integration of advanced technology and advanced therapeutics in our treatment offerings.

We are the first practice to open a center solely dedicated to female urology in Nashville, and we strive to provide the best care possible to our patients.

The WISH clinic was founded on the principles of compassionate, high quality care and continues to serve that mission.