Sofia Jawed-Wessel, PhD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Public Health and Health Behavior at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the Assistant Director of the Midland Sexual Health Research Collaborative. Dr. Jawed-Wessel has a PhD (2012) and a Master of Public Health (2008) from Indiana University. Dr. Jawed-Wessel has led and collaborated on several projects and manuscripts related to women’s and men’s sexual health including, sexual behaviors during pregnancy, sexual functioning during pregnancy and after childbirth, the use of sexual enhancement products, and condom development and use. In addition, Dr. Jawed-Wessel has taught human sexuality from a sex-positive and pleasure inclusive approach to hundreds of undergraduates since 2009.
In this talk, Jawed-Wessel uses humor, research, and our shared interests to address social change starting with women’s sexual freedom.