Information on Our Members

Organizations

Adolescent AIDS Program (AAP), Children's Hospital at Montefiore

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.

Adolescent Health Initiative

aims to advance innovative adolescent-centered health care through practice improvement, education, research, and youth and community engagement. AHI began with a multidisciplinary group of health care professionals at Michigan Medicine who shared a vision for improving the quality of care provided to adolescents across the country. With support from Michigan Medicine and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, AHI transitioned from an inspired idea to a nationally recognized organization. They currently work with primary care, school-based health, and youth-serving organizations across 40 states.

Advocates for Youth (Advocates)

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. 

AIDS Community Research Initiative of America, ACRIA Center on HIV & Aging (ACRIA)

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.

AIDS Institute, New York State Department of Health

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.

AIDS United

has a mission is to end the HIV epidemic in the United States. In the ongoing work for social justice and true equity, ending the HIV epidemic in the United States is our chosen role. They’ve seen firsthand how the intersectionality of social injustice, discrimination and health care disparity impacts those living with HIV, and they believe alleviating this struggle is a pivotal step toward our national well-being.

Altarum

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.

American Academy of HIV Medicine

The American Academy of HIV Medicine is the nation’s leading independent organization of healthcare professionals dedicated to providing excellence in HIV care and prevention. Their membership of practitioners and credentialed providers manage the health of the majority of people with and at risk for HIV in the United States.

The Academy’s mission is to ensure healthcare professionals have the resources needed to provide prevention, treatment and care for those living with or at risk for HIV and related conditions to achieve optimal health.

The Academy’s vision is to create an empowered, skilled and robust healthcare workforce able to intervene at all levels of prevention, care and treatment for those at risk for or living with HIV. Through a focus on overall wellness, we will see a reduction in HIV transmission, an increased quality of life for those living with HIV and, ultimately, an end to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

American Academy of PAs (AAPA)

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. 

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

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. 

American College Health Association (ACHA)

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. 

American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)

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.

American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM)

is a professional society for physicians dedicated to prevention. ACPM provides leadership in research, professional education, development of public policy, and enhancement of standards of preventive medicine for and on behalf of our members.

American Sexual Health Association (ASHA)

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.

Answer

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.

Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence

is a national resource center on GBV, including sexual violence, affecting AAPI communities. They don't provide direct services; rather, their role is to build the capacity of direct service orgs, systems, and other entities responding to AAPI survivors. They do this through training/technical assistance, policy advocacy, developing resources, and research.

AVAC

is an international non-profit organization that leverages its independent voice and global partnerships to accelerate ethical development and equitable delivery of effective HIV prevention options, as part of a comprehensive and integrated pathway to global health equity. AVAC has expanded its approach to include accelerating the development and introduction of a wide arrange of HIV prevention options as well as related research areas including STIs, TB and Pandemic Preparedness, underscoring the need for a comprehensive, integrated, and sustained agenda to refine the pathway from product development to user and, ultimately, to help end the epidemic.

Bedford Stuyvesant Family Health Center

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.

Beheroes.net

is run by Jo Langford – a dad, Master’s-level therapist, author and sex educator for tweens, teens and parents, in Seattle, Washington. For the last 20 years, he has worked around a gambit of sexuality themes – with an emphasis on LGBT issues, Internet safety, digital citizenship and comprehensive sex education. Jo is the author of the Spare Me, ‘The Talk’!, series – guides to sex, relationships and growing up for modern teens and their parents, and The Pride Guide - the first puberty book written specifically for queer youth. He speaks internationally using information, education and humor to help parents and professionals increase their knowledge and self-confidence as a proactive defense against the unfortunate consequences that sometimes accompany teen sexuality, behavior and development.

Black Women's Health Imperative

has been the only national organization since 1983 that is dedicated solely to improving the health and wellness of our nation’s 21 million Black women and girls – physically, emotionally and financially.

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. 

Callisto

Callisto's mission is to empower survivors of sexual violence to navigate inequitable systems utilizing technology. They started with a goal to build a system that empowers survivors, rebuilding their sense of agency, prioritizes privacy, and facilitates coordinated action. Their solution, Callisto Vault, is a suite of tools designed to help survivors navigate barriers and define their own pathways toward healing and justice. Within Callisto Vault, survivors can access two tools: the Matching System and Encrypted Record Form.

Cardea Services (Cardea)

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.

CCM Foundation

was created to use the arts and education to empower youth and young adults to make healthy lifestyle decisions that will reduce health disparities among underserved populations.

Center for Biological Diversity

believes the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature — to the existence of a vast diversity of wild animals, plants and people. They work through a combination of science, law, activism and creative media to protect the lands, waters and climate that humans, other species and all communities need to survive and thrive.

Center for Sex Education

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.

Child Trends

promotes the well-being of all children and youth through applied research that informs public policies, builds the evidence base for what works, and mines data to identify young people who are overlooked or ill served by public systems. Child Trends research on sexual and reproductive health aims to ensure that teens and young adults (1) have access to high-quality, accurate, and inclusive sexual and reproductive health care and knowledge; (2) are able to engage in and plan for safe, consensual, healthy, and empowered sex.

Convenient Care Association

is the international trade association of companies and healthcare systems that provide consumers with accessible, affordable, quality healthcare in retail-based locations. CCA works primarily to enhance and sustain the growth of the Convenient Care industry through sharing of best practices and common standards of operation. The CCA was founded in October 2006. 

Department of the Navy

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. 

Elevatus Training

is a national leader in the field of sexuality and intellectual and developmental disability, offering evidence and trauma informed curriculum, online training, in-services and workshops to help professionals, educators, self-advocates and parents skillfully and confidently navigate the topic of sexuality.

Eli Coleman Institute for Sexual and Gender Health

is one of the largest clinical, teaching, and research institutions in the world specializing in human sexuality. ECISGH 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 has developed innovative and effective treatment approaches to sexual problems. 

Emergo Health

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.

Futures Without Violence

is a health and social justice nonprofit with a simple mission: to heal those among us who are traumatized by violence today – and to create healthy families and communities free of violence tomorrow.

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN)

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. 

Getting To The Rootz

focuses on the underlying causes of trauma in underserved Native/Indigenous Communities of New Mexico. Their mission is to provide positive prevention and awareness, engage our relatives in healing and build a stronger community defying sexual violence.

Haven Health

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.

Healthy Teen Network

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.

Howard University Student Health Center

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. 

International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections-North America Region (IUSTI)

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. 

Intimate Health Consulting

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.

Jaali Co.

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.

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI)

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.

KATZ Boutique
Lemonaid Health

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

Lutech Industries

We are a woman owned organization that manufactures devices used in forensic medical exams and colposcopy. Our mission is to provide innovative solutions that provide trauma-informed exams that improve the patient experience and outcomes.

Maryland Department of Health, Center for STI Prevention

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.

Morehouse School of Medicine

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.

Movember Foundation

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.

My Sex Doctor LTD

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.

National Alliance to End Sexual Violence

is the voice in Washington for the 56 state and territorial sexual assault coalitions and 1300 rape crisis centers working to end sexual violence and support survivors.

National Association of Community Health Centers, Inc. (NACHC)

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. 

National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

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.

National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (NPWH)

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.

National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD)

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.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

For over 25 years, the National Domestic Violence Hotline has answered the call - over 6 million calls, chats, and texts to date - of those affected by relationship abuse. As the only 24/7/365 national service provider offering services via call, chat, and text, they work to shine a light on domestic violence by supporting and advocating for survivors, providing hope in times of crisis, and promoting healthy relationships for all.

Love is respect, a project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline and Break the Cycle, is a peer-to-peer resource for questions about dating and healthy relationships. Teens and young adults can reach the hotline 24/7 by phone (1-866-331-9474), online chat at loveisrespect.org, or by texting ""loveis"" to 22522. Their highly trained advocates are also available to parents, teachers, organizations, and others concerned about dating violence and abuse.

National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA)

is a non-partisan, nonprofit association whose mission is to advance and elevate the importance of family planning in the nation’s health care system and promote and support the work of family planning providers and administrators, especially those in the safety net. NFPRHA envisions a nation where all people can access high-quality, patient-led, affordable, and comprehensive family planning and sexual health care from providers of their choice. NFPRHA’s membership includes nearly 1,000 entities that operate or fund more than 3,500 health centers that deliver high-quality family planning education and preventive care to millions of people every year in the United States. NFPRHA represents the broad spectrum of publicly funded family planning providers, including state and local health departments, hospitals, family planning councils, federally qualified health centers, Planned Parenthood affiliates, and other private non-profit agencies.

National Health Law Program (NHeLP)

was founded in 1969 and protects and advances health rights of low-income and underserved individuals and families. They advocate, educate and litigate at the federal and state levels to advance health and civil rights in the U.S. NHeLP’s work aims to increase coverage, screening, preventive care, and treatment for people at risk of, or living with, STIs, including HIV. They leverage administrative, legislative, and judicial advocacy to make policy gains such as: a judicial decision decrying the illegal practice of adverse tiering for HIV drugs; administrative inclusion of PrEP and external condoms as no-cost preventive services under the ACA; and passage of state bills allowing pharmacists to prescribe STI medication.

National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation (NIHCM)

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. 

National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers (NNPTC)

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. 

National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)

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.

National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR)

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. 

Nicole Treviño Consulting

is a nonprofit consulting, training, and coaching organization specializing in helping engage communities in designing, implementing, and evaluating culturally relevant programs and services. They design collaboration strategies, customize capacity building opportunities, and support organizational assessment and quality improvement initiatives.

Nurses for Sexual and Reproductive Health

provides students, nurses and midwives with education and resources to become skilled care providers and social change agents in sexual and reproductive health and justice.

Nurx

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.

Ogilvy Public Relations Washington, DC (Ogilvy Washington)

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.

Physicians for Reproductive Health (Physicians)

unites the medical community and concerned supporters. Together, they work to improve access to comprehensive reproductive health care, including contraception and abortion, especially to meet the health care needs of economically disadvantaged patients.

Pink Tent

is a virtual community of mothers, friends, and sisters dedicated to supporting women living with herpes and helping them to live, love and thrive.

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA)

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.

Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, DC, Inc.

has provided high quality, supportive reproductive medical care for families in the DC metro area for over 80 years. They envision a society in which equity is a reality: where every person’s right to dignity, justice, and autonomy is fully recognized and protected; where accessing quality healthcare doesn’t depend on who you are or where you live; and where community works together so that every person has the opportunity to lead their healthiest life. They provide high-quality, compassionate healthcare, including reproductive care; promote sexual health; and advocate for reproductive rights and health equity for all.

PleasePrEPMe.org

provides an interactive map to search by state for a PrEP provider in your area. Available in both English and Spanish.

Positive Directions Inc.

is a non-profit organization in Wichita, Kansas committed to the prevention of HIV transmission. They aim to increase access to sexual health resources and improve knowledge in the community about HIV, STIs, and safer sex practices.

Power to Decide, the campaign to prevent unplanned pregnancy

works to ensure that all young people—no matter who they are, where they live, or what their economic status might be—have the power to decide if, when, and under what circumstances to get pregnant. They do this by increasing information, access, and opportunity.

Project Stork Inc.

helps teens (ages 15-21) navigate and balance pregnancy, parenting, and independence. They provide guidance, support, and resources to pregnant or parenting teenagers without judgment. Their goal is to empower young people to make healthy decisions about relationships, sex, and life. 

Reproductive Health Access Project

(RHAP) is a national organization that works directly with primary care providers, helping them integrate abortion, contraception, and miscarriage management into their practices so that everyone can receive this essential health care from their own primary care clinicians—such as family physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.

Safe Group

is a health and wellness company leveraging technology and innovative marketing techniques to disrupt the spread of sexually transmitted infections and facilitate affordable care for those afflicted by them.

Sex Smart Films

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.  

Sexuality & Aging Consortium of Widener University

is a leading, international organization dedicated to providing education, counseling, and resources to older adults, their families and caregivers. They offer training, consultation, and policy development services to the professionals who serve older adults.  In addition, they conduct research and collaborate with others on training and research grant proposals.

Sexual Health Alliance (SHA)

promotes an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to sexuality with the goal of fostering cooperation and dialogue among diverse professionals. Their events and programming are intended to build community, spark dialogue and encourage collaboration. They build communities that are well-informed and all inclusive. They recognize professionals receive little to no education in sexuality in graduate training programs and it is a significant issue. They bring the brightest minds and biggest game changers in sexual health to students all over the world. And best of all, everyone is welcome to take part in the fun! Throughout the year, SHA facilitates communication among sexual health providers, general practitioners, and advocates through its signature lecture series, roundtable forums, and educational workshops. All of their trainings are open to all different types of professionals and industries. They provide the highest quality of training in sexuality from the world’s experts while providing a community for sex positive professionals to learn from one another locally. 

Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)

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. 

SHIP / The Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health

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, and holds educational initiatives and community events within local communities.

Texas Health Action

is a community informed 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing access to culturally affirming, quality health services in a safe and supportive environment with an expertise in serving LGBTQIA+ people and people impacted by HIV. Since 2015, Texas Health Action has provided health services without stigma or judgment and has empowered the community through outreach and education. Texas Health Action operates Kind Clinic, which provides sexual health services through locations across Central Texas; TeleKind, which provides sexual health services via virtual visits and at-home testing; and Waterloo Counseling Center, which provides behavioral health services in Austin. Texas Health Action is led by CEO Christopher Hamilton.

The Arc

is the largest national community-based organization advocating for and with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and serving them and their families. They work tirelessly to uphold our vision that every individual and family living with I/DD in the United States has access to the information, advocacy, and skills they need to support their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.

The Center for Health & Prevention, a program of CAPSLO

is committed to providing access to quality, caring, confidential sexual and reproductive health services for all ages. They operate clinics in San Luis Obispo and Arroyo Grande on the Central Coast of California. Services include pregnancy testing and non-directive all-options counseling, all forms of contraception, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections, HIV testing and resources, HepC testing and resources, Pap tests, colposcopy and cryotherapy, referrals for free mammograms, sexual health education and teen peer-provided clinic hours.

The Collaborative to Advance Health Services at the University of Missouri-Kansas

is a collective of interdisciplinary trainers and researchers dedicated to bringing research to practice and developing the public health workforce. Their expertise spans behavioral health, substance use disorder prevention, treatment and recovery, HIV/STIs/Viral hepatitis, family planning, family building, and reproductive and sexual health.

The Harvey Institute

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.

The Kinsey Institute

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.

The STI Project

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. They are taking steps toward modern-day sexual health and prevention by advocating for conscientious and informed decisions.

Trans Solutions

is a consulting firm that seeks to establish community-scientific alliances to align public health research with the needs of the transgender community, and ensure that the community benefit from research participation. Under the leadership of Marissa Miller, Trans Solutions has developed a network of 26 community partners across eastern and southern United States.

UnidosUS

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.

ValorUS (formerly CALCASA)

is a national organization committed to advancing equity and ending sexual violence. Since their founding in 1980, they have continued to build dynamic relationships across a diverse range of communities, institutions and systems, and mobilize their network of survivors and advocates to influence change. Through leadership, prevention, and advocacy, they are fearlessly pursuing a world free from violence where the dignity of every person is valued and respected.

Variance, LLC

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. 

Veru Healthcare/Female Health Company

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.

Woodhull Freedom Foundation

works to advance the recognition of sexual, gender, and family diversity. The Foundation 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 Foundation 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.

Wyoming Health Council

has been a trusted leader in studying how to advance the health and well-being for individuals, families, organizations, and communities since they were established in 1990. They believe that reproductive and sexual health are where healthy families and children begin. The Wyoming Health Council helps empower clients and provides access to family planning for all women, men and teens who request their care, with priority given to those with low incomes or who may be uninsured.

YTH (Youth+Tech+Health)

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.

Individuals

Sonia Almonte
Sabine Andrea Berghammer

is a sexual health nurse practitioner working in public health at a city sexual health clinic.

Heather Alberda, BA
Naomi Ardjomand-Kermani aka Mx. Sizzle

is a trailblazing Persian and Kurdish hard femme who serves as a certified consent-forward artist, sexual health, BDSM, and kink educator. They hold a bachelor’s degree from New College of Florida and a master's degree in public health from the University of Florida, with a focus on queer and transgender health. As the founder of ""A Different Kind of Different, LLC,"" they create safe spaces for sexuality exploration and empowerment that prioritize equity and justice. Naomi's nationally acclaimed workshops and unwavering dedication to amplifying marginalized voices have a profound and positive impact on society. Their pursuit of a PhD in Clinical Sexology is a testament to their commitment to education and inclusivity, while inspiring others to join the movement of decolonizing sex education.

Ericka L. Bates

is a VERY passionate journalist and love, sex, and relationship expert based out of Richmond, VA. She is currently working on her certification to become a 'CERTIFIED SEXOLOGIST' and launching her own coaching business soon. Ericka has written for a few notable publications, including PYNK magazine, where she scribed for a primarily black female-based audience and since that experience, has moved on to the black-male audience writing for The Quintessential Gentleman magazine, which she burns with desire for. Ericka missions to seek both sides of the story and bridging the gap between the two. Ericka hopes to educate and change ALL lives as she's forever been changed, to show that love does exist, but ultimately it starts with you and your own self-work. 

Ericka is a upcoming graduate of Colorado Technical University, pursing her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a Business Development concentration.     

Stephanie P. Bathurst, LCMFT

is a Relationship Therapist & Clinical Sexologist. She helps clients identify and root-out destructive patterns of communication and develop personalized plans to help create their own ideal-self in relation to their partner(s). She works with monogamous, poly-amorous, kink, swinging and open-relationship couples, as well as heterosexual, bisexual and homosexual-identified clients.

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
Sonya Maya Berman-Brodsky

practices individual and sex therapy in Pennsylvania. She has been spreading the word about evidence-based sexual health and sexology/psychology facts for the past few years on various platforms such as TikTok, Instagram, and YouTube. She also does content creation for the Sexual Health Alliance where she is finishing up her sex therapy certification. 

Shannon Boodram

is the Internet’s most sought-after, certified sex educator, dating coach and relationship expert with over 25 million YouTube views alongside her mainstream coverage across ABC’s “The View,” MTV, The Steve Harvey Show, CNN, The New York Times, Forbes and Time Magazine. Known by her community as “Shan Boody,” she is currently the relationship-expert host and a consulting producer for Facebook Watch’s, Make Up or Break Up which is now in its second season. Make up or Break Up is streamed live in front of a studio audience.

Sybil Botello

is dedicated to establishing a successful career as a Sexuality Coach/Consultant, driven by a profound commitment to guiding individuals towards holistic sexual freedom. With a passion for destigmatizing conversations around sexuality and empowering others to embrace their true selves, she also possess a keen interest in conducting research in the field. Additionally, she is actively expanding her platform by creating a captivating show on Vimeo that explores various dimensions of sexuality in an informative and engaging manner. 

Lydia M. Bowers

is a sexual educator and Pleasure Professional with O.School, an Ambassador for the American Sexual Health Association and the Preconception Health and Healthcare Initiative, and a member of the Affiliate Advisory Council to the governing board of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Her passions in sex education and advocacy include helping families and educators understand and appropriately support sexual development in children, and help those affected by trauma, religious shame, or painful experiences to reclaim pleasure for their bodies.

Shannon Chavez, PsyD, CST

is a nationally recognized expert, therapist, and educator specializing in “all things sexuality” including help for men, women, and couples; the treatment of sexual disorders; sex education for conservative religious and cultural groups; sexual trauma and abuse; and compulsive behaviors surrounding love, romance, and sex.

Jill Burgen

is a Family Nurse Practitioner working in a family planning/STI/primary care role. Background in public health, family planning, STI care.

Sally S. Cherry, BS, MT(ASCP)

is a STI Laboratory Consultant and Social Media Strategist specializing in capacity building, technical assistance, and training related to laboratory methods for the diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections; 3D immersive virtual worlds integration; social media; and HIV/AIDS awareness. Ms. Cherry is an ASCP-certified Medical Technologist with over 45 years of experience in laboratory science and public health. She created and developed the “3D Immersive Virtual Laboratory Training and Career (VLTC) Project” as well as Community HIV/AIDS Resource Exchange (CHARE) Project which integrates STI laboratory training; and HIV/AIDS awareness into real life and 3D computer-generated environments. Ms. Cherry serves as a National Advisory Board member for Morgan State University - School of Community Health and Policy. She volunteers as an American Sexual Health Association (ASHA) Ambassador.

Emily Depasse

is a writer and sexologist based in Philadelphia. Emily’s work focuses on redefining the narratives around sexually transmitted diseases and infections (STDs/STIs). She received her BA in Gender and Sexuality Studies in 2015 and is currently pursuing her Master of Social Work and Master of Education in Human Sexuality Studies through Widener University’s Center for Human Sexuality Studies as a future sex therapist.

Judith Deshpande, APRN-BC
Beth Dooley
Kathiana Dulcine

is a sex confidence educator for women- teaching them how to be confident in movement, mindset, and accountability. She hosts virtual workshops, events, and courses.

Aaron D Frechette
Kaylee Friedman

is a certified sex therapist and relationship expert specializing in working with BDSM/Kinky clients and those in alternative relationships (LGBTQ+ & Non-Monogamy).

Davia Frost
Bruce W. Furness, MD, MPH, FACPM (“Bryce”)

is a Medical Epidemiologist in CDC’s Division of STD Prevention who has been embedded in the Washington, DC Department of Health since 2002. He has acted in many different capacities: as the Acting Chief, Division of STD Control; as the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Southeast STD & TB Control and Chest Clinics; and, currently, as the Strategic Information Division’s STD Medical Epidemiologist. Highlights of his tenure include starting and evaluating the District’s Internet Partner Notification (IPN) Program, helping start and manage the District’s School-based STD Screening Program, starting Whitman-Walker Health’s (WWH) Transgender Health Clinic, helping run WWH’s Gay Men’s Health & Wellness Clinic, and acting as the CMO of the DC Health and Wellness Center’s PrEP Clinic. He is a subject matter expert on LGBT health, was part of the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) and the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) Blue Ribbon Panel of experts for the “MSM Sexual Health Standards of Care,” and is wrapping up a multi-organization multi-year collaboration to improve the sexual health of LGBT patients attending community health centers.

Rachel Gelman, PT, DPT

is a clinician, writer and educator. She holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Samuel Merritt University. She specializes in treating pelvic floor dysfunction with her passion being sexual health/dysfunction. She is a member of the International Pelvic Pain Society, the International Society for the Study on Women’s Sexual Health, the Sexual Medicine Association of North America and the International Society for the Study on Sexual Medicine. She is an adjunct instructor at Samuel Merritt University where she teaches the pelvic health curriculum in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. She has written and consulted for various businesses in the sexual health/tech space including Ohnut, Genneve, Lioness and Lelo.

Dr. Evan Goldstein

is the leading anal health expert in the United States, founder of Future Method, and one of the few surgeons in the world whose practice, Bespoke Surgical, is dedicated to treating and restoring the human butt. He holds a perennial spot on the list of top doctors for the New York metro area and Crain’s New York Business listed him as one of their notable LGBTQ+ leaders and executives of 2020. He has been featured in national publications including GQ, Well+Good, Men’s Health, Cosmopolitan, New York Magazine, Forbes, Fast Company, Out, and Shape; is a popular podcast guest; and in demand as a speaker for both medical and sex-positive industries. He will be releasing his first book, Butt Seriously: The Definitive Guide to Anal Health, Pleasure, and Everything In Between, in summer ’24. For more information, check-out: @bespokesurgical @thefuturemethod @drevangoldstein

Emily Gregersen
Linsey Grove, DrPH, CPH, CHES

is a public health practitioner working in the Tampa Bay area as a visiting instructor at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. Her research focuses on making evidence-based sexual health education curriculum accessible for adolescents with intellectual disabilities. She is also a local advocate for reproductive justice and comprehensive sex education in public schools. She currently serves as the President of the League of Women Voters of the St. Petersburg Area and member of the Pinellas County Council for Persons with Disabilities. She is also co-owner and principal of Carriage House Consulting, a non-profit consulting firm and co-hosts a public health podcast called Viral.

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.

Kennon Jackson Jr., MA

is Director of Innovative Technologies at SHIFT NC. Kennon manages the BrdsNBz Text Line System, which includes the North Carolina BrdsNBz Text Message Warm Line and franchisees across the country. He has a BS in Biology from Davidson College, and a Master's in Public Policy from Duke University.

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.

Mike Johnson

is a sexual educator, authentic tantra® practitioner, author, and speaker. Celebrated for compassionately attending to the unspoken emotional wounds that silently shape the individuals in our societies daily existence.

With a distinguished background as an Air Force veteran and former participant on ABC's hit shows ""The Bachelorette"" and ""Bachelor in Paradise,"" he captivated audiences with his genuine charisma and courage. Mike's debut best-selling book, ""Making The Love You Want,"" has reached readers in over 15 countries spearheading his newsletter. Within his newsletter, Feeling Seen, he continues to impact and transform audiences worldwide through his powerful storytelling on intimate relationships.

Edward Jones, II

is a health administrator with over 10 years of experience. While in the military he was often a leader in sexual assault prevention efforts as a uniformed victim advocate for eight years.

Allison Kent, LCSW

is a clinical social worker and trauma therapist working with relationships, individuals and groups across the lifespan. Allison provides clinical mental health services, consultation and sexual health education in California and Pennsylvania. Allison is fluent in English and American Sign Language. 

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.

Deb Levine, MA

has been innovating in sexual health education and women and girls’ health for 10+ years. Starting at Columbia University with the creation of Go Ask Alice! and moving to the White House award-winning Circle of 6 mobile app and years behind the wheel at YTH.org, Deb’s leadership is unparalleled.

Logan Levkoff, MS, Ph.D.

is an internationally recognized sexuality educator, author, and speaker with a focus on child and adolescent sexuality and parent-child communication. She designs and implements sexuality education programs in many independent and public schools in NYC and the surrounding areas. She is the author of three books: Got Teens? The Doctor Moms' Guide to Sexuality, Social Media, and Other Adolescent Realities, Third Base Ain't What it Used to Be, and How to Get Your Wife to Have Sex with You. Logan appears frequently on television as an expert for national news and talk programs, as well as contributes to many online and print media publications. 

Aura Lindo

has an interest in sexual health that stems from her commitment to Black liberation and the preservation and protection of Black joy and pleasure. As she began her career as a full-spectrum doula, helping others to navigate their inter-personal relationships became crucial to their sexual health and safety.

Sarah Macrorie, BS, CPM
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 AssholesHooking 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. 

Pegah Maleki, MSW
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.

David Markley

follows up with patients diagnosed with STDs such as syphilis, HIV, and gonorrhea. It is job his ensure that my patients receive appropriate treatment and educational counseling, and that their partners are notified tested and treated. This may include sex or needle-sharing partners, as well as other contacts potentially exposed to infection. His work helps to break the chain of disease transmission within our community. He has been in this field for over 5 years.

Vanessa Mejia, MPH
Alicia Miller, BA
Susan Milstein, PhD, MCHES

is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Health Education at Texas A&M University. She is also the Founder and Lead Consultant of Milstein Health Consulting. Dr. Milstein is the co-author of "Human Sexuality: Making Informed Decisions" and the co-editor of "Men's Health: An Introduction." She has a PhD in Human Sexuality Education and is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist.

Tyomi Morgan

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. 

Jacquelyn R Murillo

is a Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C). She works at the Sexual and Reproductive Health clinic in south King County (south of Seattle). She has been a Nurse Practitioner for 14 years, mostly working in FQHCs and focusing on clinical care for underserved communities in that time. Her population of interest is adolescents, but she also works to provide trauma informed care for immigrants, homeless, and LGBTQ+ folks. She provides contraceptive care, annual exams, STD care and PREP services at her current clinic despite residence status, or income. 

Ursula Naclerio
Diana Prat
Jessica L Pruneda

Is working at the local health district as STI investigator and response.

Amy Radford
Julianne Rocco
Sunny Rodgers
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.

Sara Schwartz

is the State STI coordinator for the State of Wisconsin.

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).

Naomi Sheff

is a student nurse midwife graduating in June 2023.

Courtney Shihabuddin

is a certified AAHIV Specialist who worked in a Ryan White Clinic for 4 years exclusively treating people living with HIV. Subsequently, Courtney helped to launch a Rainbow Clinic at the Columbus Free Clinic, a student-led free clinic, exclusively treating LGBTQ+ patients. Additionally, Courtney has taught NP students in both online and face-to-face classes for the last 3 years, while serving as a clinical preceptor for over 7 years in both a Ryan White Clinic and a Free Clinic.

Richard Soper, MD

is the Chief Executive and Chief Medical Officer of the Center for Behavioral Wellness in Nashville, Tennessee. 

 

Melanie Stratton

works for the STD, HIV & TB division of the NJ Department of Health as a Public Health Representative. She investigates Syphilis and HIV cases and provides education and linkage to care services. She is in her final year of her master's program in Epidemiology.

Mary-Margaret Sweeney, MSW, RYT

is in private practice as a sex therapist and a proud member of American Academy of Sex Educators, Counselors, & Therapists (AASECT). Her work focuses on female sexual dysfunction disorders, the LGBTQ+ community, and those wishing to create a sexual life free from shameful messages they have received from childhood. Her practice, seek&summon, also provides education and training on related topics. 

Jake Tadevich

is a HIV/STI Disease Intervention Specialist and Mental Health Professional. Beginning his career in a hospital neurology and trauma background, brings 4 years of experience into the field. He values love and empathy as the main healers in someone’s life, and believes all persons deserve that respect. Currently finishing his MSW, His goals in life are to create a holistically healthy society that breaks stigma and creates community.

Elizabeth Talbott, MBA

is a perinatal services manager at Golden Valley Community Health Centers.  She specializes in health program development and health care operations.  

Mitchell Tepper, PhD, MPH

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 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.

Esme Valette

is a Licensed Professional Counselor and I specialize in helping clients heal from trauma, sexual assault/ harassment, gender-based violence, and domestic abuse. She is currently working towards an AASECT certification through the Sexual Health Alliance.

Jennifer Vargas, RN BSN
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.

Jenny Waugh, MA

is a sex educator specializing in HIV prevention. Her passion is educating others about advances in HIV prevention and treatment in an effort to combat stigma, and highlight systemic inequities that continue to marginalize folks at risk of and living with HIV. She earned her Masters degree in Health and Risk Communication from Michigan State University and will be completing the Sexual Health Certificate Program at the University of Michigan this spring. Jenny believes in sex positive sex education, and normalizing conversations around all things sexuality and sexual health.

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."

Katharine O'Connell White, MD, MPH
Gwen Verlinghieri

is a nurse practitioner certified HIV Specialist. Works in HIV clinic, STI walk-in center, provide primary care, PrEP, PEP, preconception counseling, Hep C, Hep B care, MAT waiver.