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Sheryl A. Kingsberg, PhD

Sheryl A. Kingsberg, PhD,

Clinical Psychologist and Associate Professor Departments of Reproductive Biology and Psychiatry Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Cleveland, OH

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Sheryl A. Kingsberg is a clinical psychologist and associate professor in both the Departments of Reproductive Biology and Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH. Since 1991, she has served as staff psychologist of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at University Hospitals of Cleveland. In this capacity Dr. Kingsberg directs inpatient and outpatient psychological care, as well as providing clinical supervision to medical students and psychiatry residents. She also devotes significant time to conducting clinical research and teaching medical students and residents.

Dr. Kingsberg's main research interests are in female sexual function and the psychological aspects of infertility and menopause. In addition to numerous professional presentations, she is well represented in the current literature including publications in journals, including Fertility and Sterility, Menopause, The Archives of Sexual Behavior, Journal of Women's Health & Gender-based Medicine, the International Journal of Fertility and Women's Medicine, and the Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy. Dr. Kingsberg has authored numerous chapters on topics including, perimenopause and sexuality, oocyte donation, infertility and aging, sexual aversion disorder, and the treatment of psychogenic erectile dysfunction. She has been the principal investigator on a research grant to enhance the sexual health curriculum of the Case Western Reserve University Medical School, and is currently the principal investigator for two clinical trials on the treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder.

Dr. Kingsberg received her PhD from the University of South Florida in Tampa (1989). She is an active member in numerous national and international organizations, including the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR), the North American Menopause Society (NAMS), the International Society for Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH), the North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynecology (NASPOG), and the Society for Behavioral Medicine (SBM). She is currently the chairwoman of the ASRM Sexual Health Special Interest Group, the scientific program chair for the 2005 annual meeting of ISSWSH and sits on the editorial boards for the journals Menopause, Sexuality Menopause and Reproduction, and the International Journal of Impotence Research.