Information on Our Members
is a leader in the field of HIV/AIDS among adolescents. The AAP serves as a local and national resource for those living with HIV/AIDS; adolescents who are at-risk for HIV infection; healthcare providers who treat adolescents living with or at-risk for HIV infection; and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning adolescents, their families and caregivers.
champions efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates works in partnership with young people to secure their rights to honest sex education; safe, affordable and confidential sexual health service; and the educational, economic and social opportunities that build strong lives and strong communities.
studies the lives and needs of people with or at risk for HIV; offers critical HIV healthcare education to HIV-positive people and their caregivers; and provides a variety of consulting services to strengthen AIDS and other service organizations across the country, enabling those groups to better serve their own clients. Additionally, through the ACRIA Center on HIV & Aging, the organization is recognized as an international authority on the emerging issue of older adults and HIV.
is a nonprofit health systems research and consulting organization. Altarum integrates independent research and client-centered consulting to create comprehensive, systems-based solutions that improve health.
is the national professional society for physician assistants (PAs). AAPA represents more than 86,500 certified PAs across all medical and surgical specialties across the US, advocating and educating on behalf of the PAs and the patients they serve.
is a full-service national professional membership organization for nurse practitioners (NPs) of all specialties. AANP represents the interests of the approximately 155,000 NPs around the country, advocating for the active role of NPs as providers of high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive, patient-centered healthcare.
is devoted to the promotion of sexual health by the development and advancement of the fields of sexual therapy, counseling, and education. AASECT's mission is the advancement of the highest standards of professional practice for educators, counselors and therapists.
links college health professionals to form a powerful, collaborative networking base. ACHA provides advocacy, education, communications, products, and services, as well as promotes research and culturally competent practices to enhance its members' ability to advance the health of all students and the campus community.
is the professional association that represents certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) and certified midwives (CMs) in the United States. ACNM sets the standard for midwifery education and practice in the US and in developing countries. CNMs/CMs are primary care providers for women throughout the lifespan, with a special emphasis on pregnancy, childbirth, and gynecologic and reproductive health.
promotes the sexual health of individuals, families and communities by advocating sound policies and practices and educating the public, professionals and policy makers, in order to foster healthy sexual behaviors and relationships and prevent adverse health outcomes.
is a national sexuality education organization that is dedicated to providing and promoting unfettered access to comprehensive sexuality education for young people and the adults who teach them.
is a multidisciplinary association of professionals who provide reproductive health services or education, conduct reproductive health research, or influence reproductive health policy. ARHP educates healthcare professionals, policy makers and the public. The organization fosters research and advocacy to improve reproductive health.
is a Primary Care Health Facility, offering a broad range of integrative health care services, with an emphasis on prevention, education and critical support services.
is the professional association of rape crisis centers and rape prevention program in California. CALCASA provides leadership, vision and resources to rape crisis centers, individuals and other entities committed to ending sexual violence. CALCASA's national project PreventConnect is an online community dedicated to advancing prevention of sexual violence, domestic violence and teen dating violence.
California Department of Public Health, STD Control Branch
reduces the transmission and impact of sexually transmitted diseases and viral hepatitis in California. The branch supports the prevention efforts through providing statewide leadership, guidance, training, technical assistance, surge capacity and safety net support for delivering services throughout the state.
aims to improve organizations' abilities to deliver accessible, high quality, culturally proficient, and compassionate services to their clients through training, organizational development, and research and evaluation services.
seeks to strengthen public health through promotion of national public discussion of sexual health issues, provide forums and assistance to leaders of divergent viewpoints in building agreements on controversial issues of public health policy regarding sexual health, and provide education to improve the sexual health of the American people.
works to produce and disseminate knowledge and resources that address the impact of gender on health and well-being, promote healthy sexuality, and reduce sexual and reproductive health disparities.
is the national education division of Planned Parenthood of Central and Greater Northern New Jersey (PPCGNNJ). It has a long history of leadership in the field of sexuality education, and has published more than 20 teaching manuals. The CSE runs a National Sex Ed Conference -- the largest conference in the United States devoted exclusively to sexuality education. In 2013, it launched the Sex Ed Network, an online membership/subscription service.
is a sexuality training and education organization that works to reduce sexual shame, challenge misinformation, & advance the field of sexuality. CSPH coordinates professional trainings for health care providers, educators, and counselors, holds educational initiatives and community events within the local communities, and offers a rigorous internship program for students and new professionals.
is a clinic located in Midtown Memphis. They provide comprehensive reproductive health care to women, men and teens in a safe environment and with respect for individual beliefs.
sponsors the Sexual Health and Responsibility Program (SHARP), which aims to promote and protect the sexual health of the Department of the Navy population to support mission readiness and accomplishment, minimize avoidable health care costs and personnel losses, prevent morbidity and mortality, and support quality of life.
helps individuals with disability, chronic conditions, and sexual dysfunction improve sexual literacy, bridge the sexual communication gap between patient and doctor, and take charge of their sexual health through digital health solutions.
owns certain rights to the FC2 Female Condom. FC2 is a revolutionary, female-initiated option offering women dual protection against sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS, and unintended pregnancy. For sexually active couples, male and female condoms are the only means of preventing sexual transmission of HIV/AIDS.
strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. GLSEN seeks to develop school climates where difference is valued for the positive contribution it makes in creating a more vibrant and diverse community.
provides access to quality medical care, reproductive health services, and education for women and women throughout the Amarillo and Texas Panhandle region, regardless of their ability to pay. Haven Health was nominated The Best Clinic Ever in December 2015 by Bedsider for its program that provides free IUDs or implants to eligible women.
builds capacity among professionals and organizations through education, advocacy, and networking so that they can assist all adolescents and young adults, including teen parents, to have access to the services and education that allow them to make responsible choices about childbearing, and are supported and empowered to lead healthy sexual, reproductive, and family lives.
is a patient treatment unit of Howard University for the Health Sciences. The Howard University Student Health Center provides full-time and part-time students with access to care for acute sickness and injuries, chronic disease management, specialty referrals, health promotion, and disease prevention education.
was founded in 1923 and is organized on both a global and regional scale. IUSTI aims to promote, encourage and improve the study and practice of diagnosing treating and preventing sexually transmitted infections, including HIV infection and other sexual health problems. In addition to the Global IUSTI, it consists of the following regional groups: North America, Europe, Africa, Asia Pacific, and Latin America.
is a national consulting organization designed to help healthcare practices grow their LGBT and sexual health competency. They provide local and distance-learning educational support and training, as well as curricula development and staff consultations for organizations working to improve their sexual health practices.
is a multi-faceted company focusing on sex education in the areas of pleasure, education, and research. Jaali Co. offers fun and informative parties for couples and groups, private pleasure consulting, educational workshops, and research on sex, sexuality, and relationships.
is an international health care consulting firm dedicated to improving health services for underserved populations by developing the capacity of individuals, organizations, communities, and states also engaged in such efforts. Comprised of a diverse group of domestic and international public health experts, JSI staff brings technical knowledge and experience in public health, clinical care, research methods, training, community and organizational development, and program operations.
promotes interdisciplinary research and scholarship in the fields of human sexuality, gender, and reproduction. The Institute carries out this mission through sexuality research and publications; special library, archival and art collections for scholars; graduate training; and public information services.
is a web application that saves you time and money by making it possible to get great care from a doctor - including, when appropriate, a prescription - without having to see a doctor in person. Currently available in California, Michigan, New York, and Pennsylvania, Lemonaid offers prescription birth control as well as treatment for urinary tract infections and erectile dysfunction.
provides statewide disease surveillance; partner services; technical assistance and consultation; and training and education to local health departments and to public and private agencies and community partners throughout the state.
is a global charity committed to men living happier, healthier, longer lives. Movember works year-round with its global men’s health partners and academic and clinical institutions to ensure its programs accelerate improvements to some of the biggest health issues faced by men, in particular prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and suicide prevention.
is a startup that offers young people the information they need to make more informed choices about their sex life and health. Their free app, My Sex Doctor, offers comprehensive, age appropriate, and non-judgmental sex education. The app covers all topics related to sexuality, from body changes, sexual orientation, and flirting, to unhealthy relationships, contraception, STDs and unwanted pregnancies.
works with a network of state health center and primary care organizations to serve community health centers by providing research-based advocacy, educating the public about the mission and value of health centers, training and providing technical assistance to health center staff, and developing alliances with private partners and key stakeholders.
represents the 2,800 local health departments across the United States. NACCHO is a leader, partner, catalyst, and voice for local health departments to ensure the conditions that promote health and equity, combat disease, and improve the quality and length of all lives.
is a trusted source of information on nurse practitioner education, practice, and women's health issues. NPWH's mission is to ensure the provision of quality primary and specialty healthcare to women of all ages by women's health and women's health focused nurse practitioners, including protecting and promoting a woman's right to make her own choices regarding her health within the context of her personal, religious, cultural, and family beliefs.
is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to improving the lives and future prospects of children and families and, in particular, to help ensure that children are born into stable, two-parent families who are committed to and ready for the demanding task of raising the next generation. Our specific strategy is to prevent teen pregnancy and unplanned pregnancy among single, young adults.
is a partnership of public health professionals dedicated to promoting sexual health through the prevention of STDs. NCSD provides dynamic leadership that strengthens STD Programs by advocating for effective policies, strategies, and sufficient resources by increasing awareness of the medical and social impacts of STDs.
is a trusted, nonpartisan voice for Latinos. Their mission is to improve their opportunities for success in achieving the American Dream. The Council partners with Affiliates across the country to serve millions of Latinos in the areas of civic engagement, civil rights and immigration, education, workforce and the economy, health, and housing.
is a nonprofit, nonpartisan group that conducts research on health care issues. The Foundation disseminates research findings and analysis that promote and enhance access to health care and the efficiency and effectiveness of health care services and delivery.
is a CDC-funded group of regional centers created in partnership with health departments and universities. The prevention training centers (PTCs) are dedicated to increasing the knowledge and skills of health professionals in the areas of sexual and reproductive health. The PTCs offer STD clinical training through regional training centers across the US.
provides leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaboration, sharing and creating resources, and promoting research. NSVRC opened in July 2000 as a national information and resource hub relating to all aspects of sexual violence.
is a coalition of public, private and voluntary organizations dedicated to reducing the incidence of infection, morbidity and mortality from viral hepatitis in the United States. NVHR accomplishes this by advocating for at-risk populations, convening visionary leaders and coordinating a unified national response to viral hepatitis based on current research.
protects and promotes the health of New York State's diverse population through disease surveillance and the provision of quality prevention, health care and support services for those impacted by HIV, AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, viral hepatitis and related health concerns.
is a national grassroots organization dedicated to providing nursing students with the education, tools, and resources necessary to become social change agents within the healthcare system as it relates to sexual and reproductive justice.
is a mobile health platform that delivers birth control to residents in California, New York, and Washington state and the District of Columbia. Nurx also offers Truvada for preventing HIV infection.
excels at the confluence of national issues, politics and policy, and advocacy. For nearly three decades, Ogilvy Washington has been an industry leader in applying social marketing and health communications capabilities to help address vital public health issues on behalf of leading Federal government agencies such as CDC and NIH.
unites the medical community and concerned supporters. Together, we work to improve access to comprehensive reproductive health care, including contraception and abortion, especially to meet the health care needs of economically disadvantaged patients.
is the nation’s leading provider and advocate of high-quality, affordable health care for women, men, and young people, as well as the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With nearly 750 health centers across the country, Planned Parenthood organizations serve all patients with care and compassion, with respect and without judgment. Through health centers, programs in schools and communities, and online resources, Planned Parenthood is a trusted source of reliable health information that allows people to make informed health decisions.
is the first FDA-registered, interactive, follow-along exercise system that strengthens the male pelvic muscles for better sexual, urinary, and prostate health. These muscles are weak to begin with and get weaker with age - - resulting in soft erections, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, incontinence, and poor prostate health.
is one of the largest clinical, teaching, and research institutions in the world specializing in human sexuality. PHS has a strong research agenda in HIV prevention, sexual aggression and compulsive sexual behavior, transgender health, and women’s sexual health that has been supported by millions of dollars in state and federal funding, and PHS has developed innovative and effective treatment approaches to sexual problems.
fights the HIV and hepatitis C epidemics by assuring the development of effective treatments and a cure; supporting individuals to make informed choices about their health; advocating for quality, affordable health care; and promoting medical strategies that prevent new infections.
has been called “The Netflix of Sex Education.” There are 445 films (and growing) from more than 50 countries covering a wide range of sexual health education, research and therapy topics. Films include 30 second PSAs, short instructional and feature length documentaries including TRANS and more.
creates technology that advances sexual health and well-being in the United States. Their work includes the STD partner notification website So They Can Know and the sexual assault reporting system Callisto.
is a leading, international organization dedicated to providing education, counseling, and resources to older adults, their families and caregivers. We offer training, consultation, and policy development services to the professionals who serve older adults. In addition, we conduct research and collaborate with others on training and research grant proposals.
is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to affirming that sexuality is a natural and healthy part of life. SIECUS advocates for the right of all people to accurate information, comprehensive education about sexuality, and sexual health services, and works to create a world that ensures social justice and sexual rights.
is dedicated to helping individuals and organizations integrate sexual health principles and practices to improve personal well-being and rethink their organizational practices. The Institute promotes sexual health conversations as an essential skill for professionals and the individuals they serve.
is a multi-award-winning independent website and progressive movement eradicating STD stigma by facilitating and encouraging awareness, education, and acceptance through story-telling and resource recommendations. We are taking steps toward modern-day sexual health and prevention by advocating for conscientious and informed decisions.
is a research and communications firm dedicated to promoting sexual health. Variance pursues novel investigations to produce unique, valuable insights on sexual health, which we develop into innovative information products, grounded in core public health principles.
works to advance the recognition of sexual, gender, and family diversity. The Alliance works to improve the well-being, rights and autonomy of every individual thru advocacy, education and action. Their mission is to affirm sexual freedom as a fundamental human right. The Alliance focuses on a wide range of issues, including immigration equality, reproductive justice, prison reform, anti-discrimination legislation, comprehensive nonjudgmental sexuality education, and the right to define our own families.
aims to advance youth health and wellness through technology. YTH (formerly ISIS) is the partner of choice for institutions looking for what works in the field of sexual health using social media and mobile technology for youth and young adults.
Heather Alberda, BA
Tom Beall, MHSA
is the former Managing Director of the Global Social Marketing Practice at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide. As Managing Director, Tom served as senior counsel to Ogilvy’s worldwide network and as senior lead for some of the agency’s largest clients including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Victoria Beltran, MPH, CHES
Rick Haverkate, MPH
is the National HIV/AIDS/HCV Program Director for the Indian Health Service. Rick is an enrolled member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians (Michigan) and has assumed a variety of roles, including Community Health Educator, Public Information Investigator, Project Officer, Director of Public Health, Senior Program Analyst, and Deputy Director at the local, state, tribal, and national levels. He has specialized in operational management in the fields of HIV/AIDS education, Maternal and Child Health, commercial tobacco prevention, health promotion/disease prevention, and community capacity building.
Edward W. Hook III, MD
is a Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, and Director of the STD Control Program for the Jefferson County (Alabama) Department of Health. Dr. Hook’s recent work has included studies of health behavior and behavioral interventions for STD/HIV risk reduction, assessment of STD epidemiology, clinical trials of new therapeutic agents, and clinical evaluation of new diagnostic tests for diagnosis of gonorrhea, chlamydial infection and syphilis.
Michael Horberg, MD, MAS
is responsible for all research activities in Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States. He serves as director of HIV/AIDS program-wide for Kaiser Permanente. In addition to being a member of the President’s Advisory Council on HIV and AIDS, he is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the Infectious Disease Society of America, and he serves as Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Disease Society of America.
Mary Jett-Goheen, BS, MT(ASCP)
is a senior staff member at the JHU Center for Point-of-Care Tests for STDs. Ms. Jett-Goheen manages the day-to-day operations of the Center and keeps the team informed of progress and performance. She is a certified Medical Technologist with over 20 years of experience in all areas of the clinical laboratory in various settings.
Amy Levi, PhD, CNM, WHNP-BC, FACNM, FAAN
is the Albers Endowed Professor of Midwifery at the University of New Mexico. Her research interests are related to sexual and reproductive health, with an emphasis on midwifery scope of practice, primary care, global women’s health, and management of unintended pregnancy.
Amber Madison, MA, LMHC-LP
is the founder and CEO of Gender ReBrand, a training program that undermines gender bias in the workplace. She is also an award-winning lecturer and the author of the books Are All Guys Assholes, Hooking Up, and Talking Sex with Your Kids. Amber is a licensed therapist who appears regularly in national media, and frequently contributes articles about gender and relationships for publications ranging from The Atlantic to Cosmopolitan Magazine.
Roberto Maniglio, PhD
is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Basilicata, Italy. He is a psychotherapist, criminologist, and forensic psychopathologist, and a court-appointed expert. He is Honorary Judge at Ministry of Justice, Juvenile Court of Bari, Italy, and he is also Director Psychologist at Ministerial Department of Health, Local Health Agency of Taranto, Italy.
Arik Marcell, MD, MPH
is an Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is a nationally recognized adolescent medicine specialist and expert in the field of male adolescent health and healthcare. Dr. Marcell conducts interdisciplinary research using mixed-methods approaches to improve male adolescents’ involvement in healthcare and healthcare providers’ delivery of services to this population. He is the Director of Adolescent and Young Adult Services at the Johns Hopkins Harriet Lane Clinic, has over 10 years experience directing Title X services funded through the Baltimore City Health Department, and is currently funded by the CDC to replicate Project Connect in Baltimore - an intervention to train youth-serving professionals on a male youth-focused provider guide to engage young males in HIV/STD testing and sexual and reproductive healthcare.
Alicia Miller, BA
is a sex educator and media maven with a passion for helping singles and couples live out their truest sexual potential. Her sex education blog Glamerotica101.com has been a go to source for many couples since its inception in 2011 and has served as a springboard for Tyomi to reach the masses with her sex positive message. Tyomi serves as the resident sexpert for Blackdoctor.org and Ebony.com and is the host of "Glamazon Tyomi's Sex Academy" on Playboyradio.com. Her Glamerotica101 Youtube channel reaches millions worldwide monthly showing singles and couples how to spice up their sex lives one tutorial at a time.
Anthony Santella, DrPH, MPH, MCHES
is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Professions at Hofstra University. Dr. Santella specializes in HIV and STI prevention and sexual health. His research interests include exploring the role of dental professionals (dentists and dental hygienists), community pharmacists and health educators in conducting rapid HIV and STI testing. This research takes place in the U.S., Australia, India, China and Vietnam. Additionally, he has done work in the sexual health of suburban men who have sex with men (MSM).
Amy Schalet, PhD
is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a specialist on adolescent sexuality and culture in comparative perspective. Her award-winning book, Not Under My Roof: Parents, Teens, and the Culture of Sex (University of Chicago), examines approaches to adolescent sexuality among American and Dutch families. Dr. Schalet received the American Sociological Association Children and Youth Section's 2012 Distinguished Scholarly Research Award, the 2012 Carol Mendez Cassell Award for Excellence in Sexuality Education, and the 2013 Goode Book Award for Not Under My Roof.
Godfrey Sears, PsyD, NPSYP, MPP
is the Director/Consultant of the International Center for Mental, Neurological, and Chronic Disorders, LLC (Virginia and Florida) and President/Master Academic Clinician-Educator of the American Academy of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences (Washington DC). Dr. Sears was granted the prestigious honor and privilege of being selected, by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), to be among ~ 150 Neurologists to attend Capitol Hill for three consecutive years (2013, 2014, and 2015).
Elizabeth Talbott, MBA
is a perinatal services manager at Golden Valley Community Health Centers. She specializes in health program development and health care operations.
is a Sexologist passionate about improving the quality of life and the delivery of sexual health care for people with disabilities and/or chronic conditions. A pioneer in the application of telemedicine to sexual health, Dr. Tepper launched SexualHealth.com in 1996, an expert advice platform dedicated to ending the silence around sexuality, disability and illness. Sexualhealth.com touched 2 million unique visitors per year before being sold to Analyte Health in November 2010, and now is a leading destination for STD testing, care and expert answers. Dr. Tepper is an AASECT Certified Sexuality Educator, Certified Sexuality Educator Consultant, and Certified Sexuality Counselor.
Jessica Tillman, MPH, BSN, RN PhD Student
is earning her RN PhD at Johns Hopkins University. She is a magna cum laude graduate of the Accelerated BSN program at the Medical University of South Carolina. Her nursing experience includes adult medical-surgical, family medicine, and public health.
Justin Waryold, DNP, APRN, ANP-C, ACNP-BC, CCRN
is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Stony Brook University’s School of Nursing and is the Program Director for the Advanced Practice Nursing in Adult-Gerontological Health. Dr. Waryold’s area of clinical and research interest includes men’s health, primary care, promoting appropriate sexual health care across the lifespan, and improving access to care for the LGBTQI community.
Beverly Whipple, PhD, RN, FAAN
is a professor emerita at Rutgers University of New Jersey. She is a certified sexuality educator, sexuality counselor, sex researcher, and co-author of The G Spot and Other Recent Discoveries about Human Sexuality, an international bestseller published in 20 languages. Dr. Whipple’s other books include: Safe Encounters: How Women can say Yes to Pleasure and No to Unsafe Sex; Smart Women, Strong Bones; Outwitting Osteoporosis; The Science of Orgasm; and The Orgasm Answer Guide. For their 50th anniversary, the New Scientist named her one of the "50 Most Influential Scientists in the World."