Title

Mary Steichen Calderone (1904-1998): Advocate for Sex Education

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry; Office of Medical History and Archives, Lamar Soutter Library

Publication Date

2015-11-01

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Public Health | Women's History

Abstract

Mary Steichen Calderone, MD, MPH, was the foremost advocate for sex education in the United States during the pivotal decades of the 1960s and 1970s. The authors wrote this article together, based on research for a forthcoming book on Mary Calderone and other advocates for sex education by E. S. More.

Keywords

Mary Steichen Calderone, sex education

DOI of Published Version

10.2105/AJPH.2015.302822

Source

More ES, Fee E. Mary Steichen Calderone (1904-1998): Advocate for Sex Education. Am J Public Health. 2015 Nov;105(11):2255. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2015.302822. Epub 2015 Sep 17. PubMed PMID: 26378827.

Journal/Book/Conference Title

American journal of public health

Related Resources

Link to article in PubMed

PubMed ID

26378827

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