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Mary Steichen Calderone (1904-1998): Advocate for Sex Education
Library Publications and Presentations
  • Ellen S. More, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Elizabeth Fee, National Library of Medicine
UMMS Affiliation
Department of Psychiatry; Office of Medical History and Archives, Lamar Soutter Library
Document Type
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.

Citation: 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.

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Link to article in PubMed
  • Mary Steichen Calderone,
  • sex education
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Citation Information
Ellen S. More and Elizabeth Fee. "Mary Steichen Calderone (1904-1998): Advocate for Sex Education" Vol. 105 Iss. 11 (2015) ISSN: 1541-0048
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