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Volume 3 Issue 1 Summer 2011

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PHS Newsletter
Letter from the Chair in Sexual Health
Around the world governments and regional and international health agencies are recognizing the importance of having a unified and broad sexual health approach to reduce the burden of disease related to
sexual health problems.

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Eli Coleman, PhD

First of its kind sexual health education Chair at PHS
The Program in Human Sexuality exceeded its fundraising goals for the Joycelyn Elders Chair in Sexual Health Education.
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Joycelyn Elders, MD
A public health approach to advancing sexual health
in the US

Eli Coleman, PhD, participated in an expert technical consultation for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on advancing
sexual health in the United States.

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CDC report

New IOM report finds researchers need to better engage LGBT populations in health studies
Researchers need to proactively engage lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in health studies and collect data on these populations to identify and better understand health conditions that affect them.
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IOM report

UN passes first ever resolution on sexual orientation and gender identity
On June 17, 2011, the United Nations Human Rights Council declared that all human beings should be protected by universal human rights regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.
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Photo credit: UN Photo/Rick Bajornas
UN General Assembly
Eli Coleman, PhD, joins global expert consultation on
sex ed in Madrid

On June 20 – 21, 2011, twenty-two sexual health experts from around the world gathered in Madrid, Spain, to help solidify an action plan to promote sexual rights and sexual health through comprehensive, science-based sexuality education.
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Madrid, Spain
Research & Education  
Michael Miner, PhD, receives NIH grant to study sexual compulsivity
Michael Miner, PhD, will be the principal investigator on a new $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Mental Health to study sexual compulsivity.
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Michael Miner, PhD

John Money Lectures:  Robert Garofalo, MD at U of M and Kevin Fenton, MD, PhD, at WAS
On May 12, 2011, Robert Garofalo, MD, MPH, delivered the second annual John Money Lecture in Pediatric Sexology at the University of Minnesota.
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Robert Garofalo, MD, MPH

New human sexuality research resource
We are excited to share a new Human Sexuality Research Portal.
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Human Sexuality Research Portal

Michael Miner, PhD, editor of new international sexual offender book
Michael Miner, PhD, is one of five editors on the new book International Perspectives on the Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: Theory, Practice and Research released by Wiley-Blackwell this year.
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International Perspectives
People  
Walter Bockting, PhD, and Michelle van Ryn, PhD, MPH, promoted
Walter Bockting, PhD, and Michelle van Ryn, PhD, MPH, have both been promoted to Professor with tenure at the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School.
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Bockting & van Ryn

Rosemary Munns, PsyD, honored with Faculty Mentor Award
Rosemary Munns, PsyD, was honored with the 2011 Faculty Mentor Award presented by the PHS postdoctoral fellows.

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Munns, Sprankle, Hoffmann

Richard "Rick" Allen Chilgren, MD, has died
The first director of the Program in Human Sexuality, Richard “Rick” Allen Chilgren, MD, died on Sunday, July 17, 2011.
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Richard Chilgren, MD

Theodore "Ted" Cole, MD, has died
We have lost one of our pioneers and founding fathers of the Program in Human Sexuality. At the age of 79, Theodore "Ted" Cole, MD, passed away on March 26, 2011.
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Theodore Cole, MD

Nancy M. Crewe, PhD, has died
Nancy M. Crewe, PhD, died Thursday, April 7, 2011, at age 71.
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Nancy Crewe, PhD

Congratulations PHS graduates
On June 8, 2011, the Program in Human Sexuality graduated three postdoctoral fellows: Sheena Hoffman, PsyD, Ashley Mercer, PsyD, and Eric Sprankle, PsyD
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PHS Graduation 2011
Welcome new PHS staff
PHS welcomes the newest additions to our team: Elaine Batcher, Preston Blaine, Robyn Erhart, Margaret Flaget-Greener, PsyD, Bradley Goodell, PsyD, Rebecca Hall, Katie Hecksel, MD, Stephanie Hengst, Chris Hoefer, Shanda Hunt, Krista Nabar, PsyD, Bradley Nederostek, PsyD, and MORE
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Elaine Batcher

Upcoming Events
You are invited to monthly PHS faculty research presentations

The PHS faculty invite you to explore the latest in sexual health research on October 12, 2011, Jamie Feldman, MD, PhD, will be presenting research on transgender health. Join us from noon-1 PM at PHS, 1300 South 2nd Street, Room 142, Minneapolis, MN 55454. To reserve your seat or to request notice of future presentations, please email phsresearch@umn.edu

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