Jonathan Adler is a Professor of Psychology at Olin College of Engineering and a Senior Lecturer at Harvard Medical School. He is also the Chief Academic Officer of Health Story Collaborative, a non-profit aimed at elevating personal stories in the medical ecosystem. Finally, he is also a theater director and playwright. His play (co-authored with Jim Petosa), Reverse Transcription, premiered Off-Broadway in July, 2022. It juxtaposed the experiences of gay men navigating sex and relationships during the height of the AIDS pandemic in the 1980s and the height of the COVID pandemic in 2020-2021.