Dr. Saks received undergraduate and medical degrees from Brown University. She completed an internship in medicine at Montefore Hospital in New York and did residency training in obstetrics/gynecology and then psychiatry at Yale University. She was subsequently a clinical instructor at Yale in both departments. She also completed a sex therapy fellowship at Yale sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health. Dr. Saks is now a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of South Florida in Tampa. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, a Founding Fellow of the American Board of Sexology, and Past President of the Society for Sex Therapy and Research. She was the Commencement Speaker and Grand Marshall for the 30th anniversary of Brown University Medical School in May, 2005. She was also among those chosen by her peers as “Best Doctors of Tampa Bay 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.” She is a nation speaker and has authored many articles and most recently the Chapter on Psychopharmacology in Treatmenting Sexual Desire Disorders, Leiblum (ed.), Guilford Press, 2010.
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