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Michael Perelman

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry & Sexologist

Distinguished Guest

Dr. Michael A. Perelman is a Clinical Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and former Clinical Professor of Reproductive Medicine, and Urology at Weill Cornell Medicine in NYC

He has directed its Human Sexuality Program, (founded by Helen Kaplan) for over 20 years. That program is the longest running sex therapy case conference in the world, providing continuing education for its graduates and guests. A National Institute of Health Fellow, in 1976 he wrote the first sex therapy dissertation in Columbia’s history. Dr. Perelman was Chief Intern at Duke University Medical Center, followed by a Post-Doctoral Fellowship studying sex therapy at NY Presbyterian Hospital. In 2012 he founded the MAP Education and Research Foundation a public charity, emphasizing a biomedical-psychosocial and cultural approach to sexual disorders, using its Sexual Tipping Point® Model. The Foundation grants STP Awards for best abstract/presentations delivered at professional meetings. As an international leader, Dr. Perelman served on several of their boards of directors and was the President of The Society for Sex Therapy and Research. He is a Fellow of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America, the International Society for Study of Women’s Sexual Health, and the Society for the Scientific Study of Sex. He has received Awards for Excellence from the American Psychological Association, AASECT, and the University of Minnesota. He co-edited, Management Of Sexual Dysfunction In Men And Women: An Integrated Approach, and served as the Editor in Chief, re-establishing Springer’s Current Sexual Health Reports, and is now Emeritus Editor in Chief. He serves on several publications’ Board of Directors, and as a consulting editor, or reviewer. Besides over 200 publications including 70 peer reviewed, over 25 sexual medicine chapters, countless abstracts, 290 invited presentations, Perelman also writes an invited Blog for Psychology Today called the “Sexual Tipping Point.”

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