The Pepper Schwartz Endowed Professorship in Sexuality and Aging
An endowed professorship in sexuality and aging will ensure the ongoing sustainability, growth, and success of our bold three-pronged mission to:
• Expand scientific research in positive sexual health and clinical care for older adults
• Improve education about aging and sexuality for healthcare providers
• Provide accurate information and positive attitudes about sexuality among aging people through the media
PHS named this professorship to honor Dr. Pepper Schwartz for her lifetime of contributions to the field of sexual health. Dr. Schwartz has written or co-authored 25 books, including the groundbreaking American Couples: Money, Work and Sex. She appears prominently in magazines, on the web, and on television on the subject of sexuality. Schwartz also served for over a decade as the love, sex and relationship ambassador to AARP. Pepper Schwartz, PhD, is a sociologist and sexologist who teaches at the University of Washington in Seattle.