Activities

dr kristen MarkDr. Kristen Mark, Current Chair

Certificate in Human Sexuality Courses

Complete:

HSEX 6001 Foundations of Human Sexuality
HSEX 6012 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
HSEX 6013 Sexual Health Education
HSEX 6011 Policy in Human Sexuality

In preparation:
Sexuality and Human Rights (draft syllabus complete)
Sexuality across the Lifespan (in process)

MOOC(Massive Online Open Courses)

Sexual Health Educations for Professionals Scale (SHEPS)

  • First paper published in international journal on SHEPS pre- and post-2 day sexual health workshop in East Africa (nurses)
  • Data under collection pre- and post residency training in Family Medicine
  • Data under collection with undergraduate students
  • Data under collection in MN, GA, CA

Sexual Health (MD-1) Course

  • Major revisions of course (revised/added panels on sex trafficking, sexual assault)
  • Major revisions in examination (Simulated patient panels, referral letter)
  • Shifting start of sexual history taking 3 months back to ECM course
  • UFaceMe app piloted, trialed with total class of 170 year 1 MD students

Year 4 MD Electives

Publications and Grants

40 peer-reviewed journal articles published, plus 1 chapter, since arrival in 2015 (11.7 per year to date)

Grants:

  • Swedish Research Council (ongoing)
  • U of Minnesota Innovation grant (2017-2018)
  • NIH R-01 currently reviewed, at 8th percentile