Elizabeth Watkins, PhD – University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Vice Chancellor of Student Academic Affairs and Dean of the UCSF’s Graduate Division. She earned her BA degree in biology and her PhD degree, both at Harvard University. She is the author of On the Pill: A Social History of Oral Contraceptives and The Estrogen Elixir: A History of Hormone Replacement Therapy in America and co-editor of Medicating Modern America: A History of Prescription Drugs and Prescribed: Writing, Filling, Using, and Abusing the Prescription in Modern America. She has also published articles on the history of birth control, the history of male menopause and testosterone, and the history of stress. She continues to supervise PhD students writing dissertations in the history of health sciences at UCSF. Dr. Watkins graciously allowed her book title to be used for this website.
Joan Price – Author and speaker Joan Price calls herself an “advocate for ageless sexuality.” She has been called other things by the media: “senior sexpert,” “the beautiful face of senior sex,” and—her favorite—”wrinkly sex kitten.” Joan received the Catalyst Award 2014 for “inspiring exceptional conversations in sexuality.” Naked at Our Age has been named Outstanding Self-Help Book 2012 from the American Society of Journalists and Authors and honored with the 2012 Book Award from the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT). Visit Joan’s zesty, award-winning blog about sex and aging at http://www.nakedatourage.com/
Adriane Fugh-Berman, MD – Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology and in the Department of Family Medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center, where she teaches graduate and medical students about evidence-based medicine and critical assessment of drugs and other therapeutics. As director of PharmedOut, a GUMC research and education project that promotes rational prescribing and exposes the effect of pharmaceutical marketing on prescribing practices, Dr. Fugh-Berman leads a team of volunteer professionals that has had a profound impact on prescribers’ perceptions of the adverse consequences of industry marketing.
Ms. Hunter thanks Margaret Wallhagen, PhD, FAAN, and Alison Huang, MD, for their mentoring. Their work exemplifies expert research science and scholarship, and it is truly inspiring.