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Anke A. Ehrhardt, Ph.D.

Director, Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health, and The Program for the Study of LGBT Health

Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)

Vice Chair for Academic Affairs and Faculty Development, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University
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Dr. Anke A. Ehrhardt is Director of the Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health and of its Program for the Study of LGBT Health. In 1987, Dr. Ehrhardt co-founded the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, and was its director until 2013. Dr. Ehrhardt is also the Vice Chair for Academic Affairs and Faculty Development and a Professor of Medical Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University.

 

Dr. Ehrhardt 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 was previously a Trustee on the Board of Directors of the Ford Foundation and also formerly served on the Executive Committee of the HIV Prevention Trials Network of Family Health International.

 

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Anke A. Ehrhardt, Ph.D.

Director, Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Heath, and The Program for the Study of LGBT Health

Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)

Vice Chair for Academic Affairs and Faculty Development, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University


aae1@cumc.columbia.edu

(646) 774-6937

 

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PROFESSIONAL LINKS FOR ANKE A. EHRHARDT

 

Video Q&A about the global AIDS epidemic (December 1, 2010)

 

Chair of a panel on the "Neuroscience of Gender" June 17, 2013)

 

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