Media Inquiries

For general media inquiries about sexual health topics and/or to schedule an interview with one of our experts, please contact:

Susan Gilbert, NCSH Co-Director, at susan.gilbert@altarum.org or Lisa Guiterman, media consultant, at lisa.guiterman@gmail.com or 301-217-9353.

Arranging Media Interviews with NCSH Experts

The NCSH is happy to arrange interviews with nationally-recognized experts on a wide variety of sexual health topics. 

Our experts – who include more than 80 leading sexual health experts, physicians and other health care providers and academics – can provide medically accurate information and practical advice on an array of topics including:

Sexual health, self-esteem and relationships

  • Sexual health across the lifespan, including sexuality education  
  • Self-esteem and advocating for yourself
  • Gender identity and sexual orientation
  • Building positive relationships
  • Sexual violence
  • Healthy sexuality and pleasure (consent, pornography/porn literacy)
  • Open communication about sex/sexual health with partners, within families, and between patients/health care providers

Safer sex, STIs, contraception, health care services

  • Safer sex, including barrier methods (condoms, dams), medications, lower risk sexual behaviors, lubrication.
  • Preventive sexual health services (e.g., immunizations, STI screening/testing, counseling, sexual history-taking)
  • Sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, genital herpes, HPV, trichomoniasis, and mycoplasma genitalium. (Can address stigma, infection rates, transmission, prevention, symptoms, testing, and treatment)
  • Open communication between health care providers and patients regarding sex and sexual health
  • Reproductive health and pregnancy (contraception, fertility, menstruation, post-partum)
  • Health insurance coverage of sexual health services
  • Sexual functioning (women and men)

In addition, our experts can address sexual health topics as they relate to specific audiences including:

  • Adolescents
  • College students
  • Young adults
  • Women (of all ages)
  • Men (of all ages)
  • LGBTQ populations
  • People with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Specific racial/ethnic communities, including African Americans, Hispanics, American Indians, and other groups
  • People living with HIV and other STIs

 


NCSH Fact Sheet

Media Inquiries

For general media inquiries about sexual health topics and/or to schedule an interview with one of our experts, please contact Susan Gilbert, NCSH Co-Director, at susan.gilbert@altarum.org