Anke A. Ehrhardt
Dr. Anke A. Ehrhardt "is a Professor of Medical Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University and has been the Director of the HIV Center since its beginning in 1987. She came to Columbia University from the State University of New York at Buffalo where she co-directed the Program of Psychoendocrinology at Children’s Hospital. Dr. Ehrhardt is an internationally known researcher in the field of sexual and gender development of children, adolescents, and adults. For the past 25 years, her research has included a wide range of studies on determinants of sexual risk behavior among children, adolescents, heterosexual women and men, and the gay population, and on comprehensive approaches to preventing HIV and STD infection. In recognition of this work, she was presented with: the Distinguished Research Leadership Award in 1986, from the American Psychological Association; the Research Award "For Excellence in Research" from the State of New York, Office of Mental Health in 1990; the Award for Distinguished Scientific Achievement for 1991, from the Society for the Scientific Study of Sex; and in 1994, the First Research Award for the National Lesbian and Gay Health Foundation. Her bibliography includes more than 200 scientific publications.
"Dr. Ehrhardt was the President of the International Academy of Sex Research in 1981. She was a member of the NIH Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council, from 1995-97 and served from 1995-99 on the Board of Trustees of the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction. She is currently a Trustee on the Board of Directors of the Ford Foundation and also serves on the Executive Committee of the HIV Prevention Trials Network of Family Health International.“ More info
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- ”Biography”, Accessed January 2007.