Director of the Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research (CMMHR) at Cambridge Health Alliance
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"
"Little is known about the psychological status of sex workers, partly as a result of the difficulty of recruiting such individuals given the stigmatization they experience and the coercive actions taken against them."
Experts Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, individuals with graduate degrees and significant post-graduate involvement in fields relevant to the study of prostitution, and government officials with significant involvement in, or related to, prostitution issues. [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
Director, Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research (CMMHR), Cambridge Health Alliance, 2002-present
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, 2002-present
Vice Chair, AcademyHealth, 2007
Mental Health Section Award, American Public Health Association (APHA), 2003
President's Award as Distinguished Investigator, University of Puerto Rico, 2002
Director, Center for Evaluation and Sociomedical Research, University of Puerto Rico, 1988-2002
Professor, University of Puerto Rico, 1987-2002
President's Award in Arts and Humanities, University of Puerto Rico, 2001
President's Award in Science and Technology, University of Puerto Rico, 2000
Twenty Most Distinguished Women in Puerto Rico (Contributions to Health), El Nuevo Día, 1996
Psi Chi National Honor Society, Georgetown University, 1978