Rosemary Basson

Rosemary Basson

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

Distinguished Guest

Dr. Basson has recently retired. She was the Director of the University of British Columbia BC Sexual Medicine Program for close to 20 years.

Her 100 plus peer reviewed articles include those advocating a now mainstream reconceptualization of human sexual response which were published in The Lancet and New England Journal of Medicine. CIHR-funded clinical research included investigating HPA dysregulation in women with absent sexual desire, and comparing cognitive therapies for the optimal management of chronic sexual pain and for Sexual interest Arousal Disorder. Rosemary and her colleagues have had the privilege of integrating sexual medicine throughout the everchanging UBC undergraduate and postgraduate programs for the past 3 decades.

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Inspirational Talk

Rosemary Basson’s Fundamental Contribution to Female Sexuality (Part 1 & 2)