Past Grant Recipients


Anthony Agbeve, BA
University of Cape Coast
“Sexual and Reproductive Health Education Among Rural Families in Ghana: A Study in Adaklu, Volta Region”

Bridget Freihart, MSW
University of Texas-Austin
“What is the Role of Couple-Level Sexual Satisfaction in Physiological Synchrony as Measured During Sexual Activity?”

Olivia Giovannetti, MS
Queen’s University
“Analysis of Female Urogenital Tract Microenvironment Pre- and Post LEEP and Impact on Sexual Dysfunction”

Ethan Litman, MD
George Washington University
“A Prospective Evaluation of Sexual Dysfunction after Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP)”

Michelle Lim-Watson, MPH, MBA
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University
“Development of a Health-Related Quality of Life Instrument for Women with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder”

Kate Wahl, MSc & Natasha Orr, MSc
University of British Columbia
“Pathways for Patient-Centered Diagnosis and Management of Endometriosis-Associated Deep Dyspareunia: A Pilot Randomized Trial”


Elizabeth Bottorff, BS
University of Michigan
“Vaginal Blood Perfusion Response to Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation”

Lindsey Burleson, BS
East Carolina University
“The Impact of High Fat Diet in Female Pelvic Floor Dysfunction”

Ariel Handy, BA
University of Texas-Austin
“Does Sex Hormone Binding Globulin Mediate the Relationship Between Oral Contraceptive Use and Physiological Sexual Arousal?”

Kayla Mooney, MSc
Queen’s University
“The Interpersonal Context of Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder”

Mariela Navarez, BA
University of California Regents
“Neurobiologic and Psychosocial Factors in Vulvodynia: Implications for Psychological Interventions”


Robyn Jackowich, MSc
Queen’s University
“An Investigation of Genital Sensitivity, Lubrication, and Blood Flow, Psychosocial, Sexual, and Relationship Functioning in Women with Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder (PGAD)”

Chelsea Kilimnik, MS
University of Texas-Austin
“A Cognitive Bias Modification Intervention for the Psychological and Sexual Functioning of Women with Childhood Sexual Abuse”

Elisa Maseroli, MD
University of Florence-Italy
“Study on the Immunomodulatory Effect of Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) on Rat Vaginal Smooth Muscle Cells”

Mathilda Mercier
University of Geneva
“Sexual Well-being of Couples After a Cervical Conization: A Prospective Study”

Alexandra Millman, MD
University of Toronto
“Female Sexual Dysfunction - Awareness and Education Among Resident Physicians”

Erin Shumlich, MSc
Western University
“An Information–Motivation–Behavioral Skills Model of Sexual Consent”

Davia Steinberg, MA
Wayne State University
“Using a Holistic Lens of Adolescent Sexuality to Understand the Onset of Girls' Sexting”


Stéphanie Gauvin
Queen’s University
“Sexuality Beyond Cancer: A Multi-Methods Investigation of the Sexual Impact of Chemically-Induced Menopause in Survivors of Breast Cancer”

Elisa Maseroli, MD
University of Florence-Italy
“Study on the Effect of Systemic Treatment with Testosterone on Clitoral Haemodynamic Parameters in Basal Conditions”

Allison Polland, MD
Georgetown University
“STOMP: Sexual function Trial of Overactive bladder: Medication versus PTNS”

Shelby Powers
East Carolina University
“The Role of Oxidative Stress in Female Genital Arousal Disorder in an Animal Model of Pelvic Radiation Therapy”

Fatima Sharif Mohamed, MD
Maricopa Integrated Health System
“Impact of Defibulating Women with Female Genital Cutting (FGC): A Prospective Study on Perceptions and Sexual Function”

Vera Trofimenko, MD, MAS
University of Utah
“Protocol-Based Collaboration with Reconstructive Spine Surgery, Neurophysiology and Sexual Medicine for Diagnosis and Treatment of Female Neurogenic Sexual Dysfunctions”

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