William Standish Reed, M.D./M.S. (Surgery), a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School, and a surgeon trained at the University of Michigan, for many years was in private practice of general surgery in Tampa, Florida. He is the Founder, and for the past fifty (50) years has been the president of Christian Medical Foundation, and is the originator of a new school of medical thought and practice" "Logopsychosomatic Medicine." The author of "A Doctor's Thoughts on Healing," and "Surgery of the Soul - Healing the Whole Person: Spirit, Mind and Body," a former columnist for Christian Life Magazine and a writer of numerous articles and editorials in medical journals, as well as spiritual publications. He is a well-known lecturer, not only in the United States and Canada, but also in Scotland, England, Holland, Switzerland, Poland, and Central America. He also is a beloved speaker in the Order of Saint Luke and Camps Furthest Out. His present practice is primarily directed toward the patient who is considered "medically hopeless." He was recently awarded the President's Heritage Award from Christian Medical & Dental Associations. The Heritage Award was given to Doctor Reed for his dedication to God through years of service and devotion to medical professionals and to patients in the United States, Canada and Ethiopia. His message of love enfolded in his medical disciplines continues to have a redemptive global outreach.His wife, Coppi, and he reside in Tampa, Florida.