Anke A. Ehrhardt, PhD

Expertise in: 
Psychology
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Psychology

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)

Administrative Titles

  • Vice Chair for Academic Affairs
  • Director, Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health
  • Director, Program for the Study of LGBT Health

Dr. Anke A. Ehrhardt is the Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs and a Professor of Medical Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University. Dr. Ehrhardt leads the Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health and is Director of its Program for the Study of LGBT Health. She came to Columbia University from the State University of New York at Buffalo where she co-directed the Program of Psychoendocrinology at Children's Hospital. In 1987 at Columbia and NYSPI, she became Founding Director of the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, which remains a key component of the Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health.

Dr. Ehrhardt is an internationally known researcher in the field of sexual and gender development of children, adolescents, and adults. For the past 35 years, her research has included a wide range of studies on determinants of sexual risk behavior among children, adolescents, heterosexual women and men, and the gay population, and on comprehensive approaches to preventing HIV and STD infection. In recognition of this work, she was presented with: the Distinguished Research Leadership Award in 1986, from the American Psychological Association; the Research Award "For Excellence in Research," from the State of New York Office of Mental Health in 1990; the Award for Distinguished Scientific Achievement for 1991, from the Society for the Scientific Study of Sex; and in 1994, the first Research Award from the National Lesbian and Gay Health Foundation. Her bibliography includes more than 250 scientific publications.

Dr. Ehrhardt was the President of the International Academy of Sex Research in 1981. She has also been a member of the NIH Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council, the Executive Committee of the HIV Prevention Trials Network of Family Health International, and the Board of Trustees of the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction. She was also previously a Trustee on the Board of Directors of the Ford Foundation.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Medicare

  • Medicare

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • University of Hamburg (Germany)

Honors & Awards

(1969) Ph.D. magna cum laude
(1974-1978)  Member, NIMH Study Section Clinical Projects
(1976)  Award of Women in Research 1976, Kennedy Council, Johns Hopkins Medical Institution
(1981-1982)  President, International Academy of Sex Research
(1986) Distinguished Research Leadership Award by American Psychological Association
(1990)  Research Award "For Excellence in Research," State of New York Office of Mental Health
(1991)  Award for Distinguished Scientific Achievement, Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality
(1994)  The First Research Award from the National Lesbian and Gay Health Foundation
(1999-2011)  Board of Trustees, The Ford Foundation
(2000-present)  Scientific Advisory Board, American Foundation for AIDS Research
(2006)  Invited Presenter for The Frontiers of Science Lecture Series, at the American Psychiatric Association: "The Discourse on Human Sexuality in the Time of AIDS," Toronto, Canada
(2006)  First Annual Champions of Sexual Literacy Award, "In Recognition of Outstanding Research in Sexuality," National Sexuality Research Center and Center for Research on Gender and Sexuality. San Francisco, CA
(2006-present)  National Advisory Board, Institute on Sexuality, Gender and Health
(2008-present)  Scientific Advisory Board, AIDSIMPACT
(2009-present)   Scientific Advisory Board, Center for Drug Use and HIV Research
(2009-present) External Scientific Advisory Board, NYU Center for AIDS Research,
(2011--present)   Scientific Advisory Board, Brown Alcohol Research Center on HIV

Research

Grants

LGBT ACCESS TO CARE PROGRAM (Private)

Jan 1 2018 - Dec 31 2020

THE STUDY OF LGBT HEALTH (Private)

Apr 1 2018 - Mar 31 2020

COLUMBIA POPULATION RESEARCH CENTER (Federal Gov)

Sep 24 2014 - May 31 2019

TRANSGENDER IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT AND HIV: VULNERABILITY, RISK, AND RESILIENCE (Private)

Jan 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017

TRANSGENDER IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT AND HIV: VULNERABILITY, RISK, AND RESILIENCE (Private)

Oct 1 2015 - Sep 30 2017

NURSE EDUCATION, PRACTICE, QUALITY, AND RETENTION - INTERPROFESSIONAL COLBORATIVE PRACTICE (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2014 - Jun 30 2017

TRANSGENDER IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT AND HIV: VULNERABILITY, RISK, AND RESILIENCE (Private)

Jan 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016

LGBT CORE SUPPORT (Private)

Jul 1 2015 - Jun 30 2016

TRANSGENDER IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT AND HIV: VULNERABILITY, RISK, AND RESILIENCE (Private)

Jul 1 2015 - Jun 30 2016

A FELLOWSHIP TO ENHANCE CULTURAL AND CLINICAL COMPETENCE IN LGBT HEALTH (Private)

May 1 2014 - Jun 30 2015

TRANSGENDER IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT AND HIV: VULNERABILITY, RISK, AND RESILIENCE (Private)

Apr 1 2014 - Mar 31 2015

TRANSGENDER IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT AND HIV: VULNERABILITY, RISK AND RESILIENCE (Private)

Mar 15 2014 - Mar 14 2015

TRANSGENDER IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT AND HIV: VULNERABLITITY, RISK AND RESILIENCE (Private)

Mar 7 2014 - Mar 6 2015

TRANSGENDER IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT AND HIV: VULNERABILITY, RISK AND RESILIENCE (Private)

Jan 1 2014 - Dec 31 2014

TRANSGENDER IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT AND HIV: VULNERABILITY, RISK AND RESILIENCE (Private)

Jan 1 2014 - Dec 31 2014

LESBIAN MOTHER AND GAY FATHER FAMILIES FORMED THROUGH ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGIES: PARENTING AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT (Private)

Jan 1 2013 - Dec 31 2014

MAC INTERNATIONAL CORPS OF WOMEN LEADERS IN AIDS (Private)

Apr 1 2007 - Mar 31 2014