Awards

Awards

Sandra R. Leiblum Student Research Award | The SSTAR Sandra R. Leiblum Student Research Award recognizes the scholarly work of students who are developing a career in the field of sexual disorders and sexual health and fosters the professional development of individuals beginning their careers in this area.

2019 Recipient: Laura Vowels, PhD student, Strategies for Mitigating Sexual Desire Discrepancy in Relationships

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SSTAR Health Professional Book Award | The goal of the award is to recognize the best recent book for health professionals that contributes to the understanding of human sexuality and/or sexual problems.

Now Open: 2020 SSTAR Health Professional Book Award Call for Nominations! 

The award is to be given to the author(s) or editor(s) of the best book related to the understanding and treatment of sexual disorders, published for other health professionals. SSTAR is now accepting book nominations and invites you to participate. Please click on the criteria below for details on how to submit your nominations. Please note the deadline for nominations is March 1, 2019.

2018 Recipients:  Douglas Braun-Harvey, MA, MFT, CGP, CST & Michael Vigorito, LMFT, CGP, CST:  

Treating Out of Control Sexual Behavior: Rethinking Sex Addiction; Springer Publishing Company, 2016.

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SSTAR Consumer Book Award | The goal of the award is to recognize the best recent book for consumers (intended for the lay public or general reader and NOT for therapists, mental health specialists or other health care providers) that contributes to the understanding of human sexuality and/or sexual problems.

2019 SSTAR Consumer Book Award Recipient: Laurie Mintz, PhD 

Becoming Cliterate. Why Orgasm Equality Matters and How to Get It; Harper Collins Publisher, 2017

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Masters & Johnson Award | The Masters and Johnson Award recognizes extraordinary contributions to clinical sexuality and/or sexual research over the course of a lifetime and achievement of excellence in clinical and/or research areas of sexual disorders.

2019 SSTAR Masters & Johnson Award Call for Nominations is now closed.

2018 Recipient:  Marta Meana, PhD

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SSTAR Service Award | The SSTAR Service Award recognizes that some individuals have contributed greatly to the evolution and history of the organization, a fact that may not have been sufficiently appreciated at the time. Hence the notion of a Service Award which allows for enduring memory.

2016 Recipient: Marta Meana, PhD

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