Affiliates

The Institute collaborates with leaders and scholars across the world in the field of sexual and gender health. Here is our list of affiliates for the calendar year 2021:

  • Cawo Abdi, PhD, University of Minnesota (UMN) SociologyResearch
  • Nimo Abdi, DNP, FNP-C, Gargar Clinic
  • Miski Abdulle, Director of Immigrant Services at the Brian Coyle Center
  • Foos Afey, SoLaHmo Community Researcher
  • Anette Agardh, PhD, MPH, RNM, Lund University
  • Rox Anderson, Board Chair, Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition
  • Eunice Areba, PHN, RN, UMN School of Nursing
  • Swagata Banik, PhD, Baldwin Wallace University
  • Lynn Barclay, American Sexual Health Association
  • Anthony Beech, PhD, University of Birmingham
  • Jill Bengston, MPA, UMN Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
  • Rigmor Berg, PhD, University of Tromsø
  • Walter Bockting, PhD, Columbia University
  • Sonya Brady, PhD, UMN School of Public Health
  • Jacqueline Braughton, PhD, Boston VA
  • Sarah Brown, PhD, Coventry University
  • Leonardo Candelario-Peréz, PhD, HealthPartners
  • Nicole Chaisson, MD, Smiley’s Family Medicine Clinic
  • Umar Choudry, MD, UMN Department of Surgery
  • Esther Corona, PhD, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Franca Cortoni, PhD, School of Criminology, University of Montreal
  • John Douglas, MD, Tri-County Health Department, Colorado
  • Trevor Dunn, PhD candidate, Univ. of Tennessee
  • Laura Edwards-Leeper, PhD, Pacific University, Oregon
  • Gillian Einstein, PhD, University of Toronto
  • Marla Eisenberg, ScD, MPH, UMN Department of Pediatrics
  • Joycelyn Elders, MD, MS, Professor Emeritus, University of Arkansas School of Medicine
  • Susan Everson-Rose, PhD, MPH, UMN Program in Health Disparities Research
  • Jessie Ford, MSc, Columbia University
  • Dennis Fortenberry, PhD, Indiana University
  • Neil Gleason, MA, University of Washington Seattle
  • Cesar Gonzalez, PhD, Mayo Medical Center
  • Amy Gower, PhD, UMN Department of Pediatrics
  • R. Karl Hanson, PhD, Carleton University, Ottawa
  • Bernie Harlow, PhD, Boston University School of Public Health
  • Salado Hasan, Quality Coach, Think Small 
  • Sadiya Hassan, RN, Registered Nurse, Hennepin Healthcare
  • Antonia Henderson, PhD, Langara College Vancouver
  • Dagoberto Heredia, PhD, Medical Psychology Fellow at Mayo Medical Center
  • Sarah Hoffman, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, UMN School of Nursing
  • Todd Hogue, PhD, School of Psychology, University of Lincoln, UK
  • Debra Hope, PhD, University of Nebraska
  • Keith Horvath, PhD, San Diego State University
  • Jaclyn Hughto-Brown, PhD, MPH, Brown University
  • Intisar Hussein, MSW, LGSW, SoLaHmo Community Researcher
  • Salma Hussein, MSW,LISW, Minneapolis Public Schools
  • Sulekha Ibrahim, RN, Healing Path Wellness Service
  • Megan Ivankovich, MPH, Women Influencing Health Education and Rule of Law
  • Ejay Jack, MSW, MPA, Comprehensive Gender Care Services, M Health
  • Tera Jansen PsyD, LP, CST, Natalis Counseling & Psychology Solutions
  • Erick Janssen, PhD, Institute for Family and Sexuality Studies, Belgium
  • Jennifer Vencill, PhD, LP, Mayo Medical Center
  • Lenny Jennings, PhD, University of St Thomas
  • Crista Johnson-Agbakwu, MD, Arizona State University
  • Mahmud Kanyare, Director, Youth & Family Circle
  • Safi Khalif, Director, MN YIELD
  • Nicholas Kim, MD, UMN Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Eszter Kismodi, JD, LLM, Yale Law School
  • Raymond Knight, PhD, Brandeis University
  • Markus Larsson, MA, Lund University, Sweden
  • Scott Leibowitz, MD, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Sebalda Leshabari, PhD, MPH, Muhimbili University of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam
  • Elizabeth Letourneau, PhD, Johns Hopkins University
  • Jill Levenson, PhD, Barry University
  • Angela Lewis-Dmello, MSW, LICSW, University of Minnesota
  • Alissa Light, Executive Director, Family Tree Clinic
  • Carrie Link, MD, Smiley’s Clinic, University of Minnesota
  • Angus MacDonald, PhD, UMN Department of Psychology
  • Cristina Magalhães, PhD, California School of Professional Psychology
  • Robert McGrath, PhD, Private practice, Vermont
  • Jenifer McGuire, PhD, University of Minnesota Family and Social Sciences
  • Barbara McMorris, PhD, UMN School of Nursing
  • Ilan Meyer, PhD, Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law
  • Heather Moulden, PhD, Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University
  • Nissrine Nakib, MD, UMN Urology
  • Tammy Neiman, PhD, RN-BC, PHN, School of Nursing, Minnesota State University
  • Susan Newcomer, PhD, Former Project Officer at the National Institutes of Health
  • Kevin Nunes, PhD, Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa
  • Katarina Öberg, PhD, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
  • Caoilte ÓCiardha, PhD, University of Kent
  • Shannon Pergament, MPH, MSW, SoLaHmo
  • Anne Philpott, MSc, The Pleasure Project, London
  • B.R.Simon Rosser, PhD, MPH, UMN School of Public Health
  • Eusebio Rubio MD, PhD, Sociación Mexicana para la Salud Sexual A.C., México
  • Catherine Schaefer, UMN Graduate Student
  • Michael Seto, PhD, Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
  • Hiba Sharif, RN, MN, Fairview Health Service 
  • Fatima Sharif Mohamed, MD, Integrated Residency in Ob-Gyn, Arizona
  • Laurie Sieve, RN, PHN, CNE, St. Catherine University
  • Wineke Smid, PhD, Forensic Care Specialists, Netherlands
  • Richard Sprott, PhD, California State University
  • Colt St. Amand, PhD, Mayo Medical Center
  • Jill Stinson, PhD, East Tennessee State University
  • John Strang, PsyD, Children’s National Health System
  • Rebecca Swinburne Romine, PhD, University of Kansas
  • Lindsay Taliaferro, PhD, MPH, CHES, University of Central Florida
  • Ellen Thompson, MD, UMN Department of Urology
  • David Thornton, PhD, Independent Consultant
  • Amy Tishelman, PhD, Harvard University
  • Jennifer Vencill, PhD, LP, Mayo Medical Center
  • Nicole Warren, PhD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University
  • Felicia Washington Sy, PhD, MSW, LICSW, Reclaim
  • Belinda Winder, PhD, Department of Psychology, Trent University
  • Fardoza Yusuf, RN, Respiratory Nurse, Benedictine Health Center