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Eli Coleman, PhD

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Program in Human Sexuality, Director


Sexual health, impulsive/compulsive sexual behavior, sexual identity and development, transgender health, HIV prevention


PhD, University of Minnesota

Bio Summary

Coleman, University of Minnesota Chair in Sexual Health, has authored articles and books on a variety of sexual health topics, including compulsive sexual behavior, sexual orientation, and gender dysphoria. He is founding editor of the International Journal of Transgenderism and International Journal of Sexual Health and past president of the SSSS, WPATH, WAS, and IASR. Coleman has been a sexual health consultant to the World Health Organization and received numerous awards, including the WAS gold medal and SSTAR Masters and Johnson Award. In 2013, he was elected president of SSTAR for a two-year term.

Contact Information

180 West Bank Office Building
1300 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Recent Publications

Coleman E, Elders J, Satcher D, Shindel A, Parish S, Kenagy G, et al. Summit on medical school education in sexual health: report of an expert consultation. J Sex Med. 2013;10(4):924-38.

Grey JA, Robinson BE, Coleman E, Bockting WO. A systematic review of instruments that measure attitudes toward homosexual men. J Sex Research. 2013;50(3-4):329-52.

Miner MH, Coleman E. Compulsive sexual behavior and its relationship to risky sexual behavior. Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. 2013;20(1-2):127-38.

Hurtado Murillo F, Pérez Conchillo M, Rubio-Aurioles E, Coates R, Coleman E, Corona Vargas E, et al. Science-based Sexuality Education: Madrid Consensus Paper: Recommendations of an International Expert Group. Madrid, Spain: Spanish Association of Sexology Specialists, Spanish Academy of Sexology and Sexual Medicine, and Institute of Sexology and Psychotherapy; 2012.

Coleman E, Bockting W, Botzer M, Cohen-Kettenis P, DeCuypere G, Feldman J, et al. Standards of care for the health of transsexual, transgender, and gender nonconforming people, 7th version. International Journal of Transgenderism. 2012;13(4):165-232.





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