News and events

Program in Human Sexuality Newsletter


Current Issue: Volume 5 Issue 2 Fall 2014

Featured stories include:

  • Erotica: Healthy or Harmful?
  • New Website:
  • Palm Center Report on Transgender People in the Military
  • Generous Grant from Tawani Foundation

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Previous issue: Volume 5 Issue 1 Fall 2013

  • Minnesota Medicine asks, "Can we talk about sex?"
  • Dedication of Beverly Whipple research center
  • Free download of gender education materials
  • Videos of Debby Herbenick lecture and Joycelyn Elders speech
  • Get to know the work of Jamie Feldman
  • Mary Briggs has died

In the Media

Alex Iantaffi, PhD, was interviewed on the topic of gender variance and transgender health care on by Esme Murphy on WCCO News Radio 830 on August 22, 2013.

PHS faculty contributed to the Minnesota Medicine issue "Can we talk about sex?" Read articles on what every physician should know about sex and older adults, physician's responsibility in sexual health, health coverage for transgender individuals, and Minnesota's sexual offender treatment. Download "Can we talk about sex?"

Eli Coleman, PhD, talked to NPR about the pioneering work of Virginia Johnson who died on July 25, 2013. Coleman also talked about the state of sexuality research in "50 Years On, Research On Sex Can Still Be A Lightning Rod," on July 26, 2013. Read on the NPR website

Eli Coleman, PhD, commented on a recent study on sexual addiction for the article, "Is Sex Addiction Real or Just an Excuse?" on on July 24, 2013. Read on the Slate website

Eli Coleman, PhD, was selected as an "AHC game changer" on July 17, 2013, for his work to improve medical school education in sexual health. Read on the HealthTalk blog

Sara Mize, PhD, visited The Gyno Show on myTalk 107.1 FM to discuss libido and female sexual dysfunction on May 19, 2013.

More media coverage

Video and Podcasts

"From Their Perspectives: East African-born Men Living with HIV/AIDS in Minnesota," Sharon Lund, PhD

"Impact of Relationships on Health," Scott Jacoby, PhD

"Can't I Just Take Viagra? Biopsychosocial Assessment and Intervention in Low Sexual Desire in Women," Jamie Feldman, MD, PhD, Family Medicine Grand Rounds

More videos and podcasts


Faculty research and academic publications