Greg Brannon is an American physician and political activist born in 1960 in Inglewood, California. He graduated from Chicago Medical School and the University of Southern California. After graduation, he started a obstetrics practice in Cary, North Carolina. Brannon attempted to run for U.S. Senator from North Carolina on the Republican ticket in 2013. He was defeated in the primary by Thom Tillis. He is married to Jody Branson and they have seven children.