Aletha Akers, MD, is a faculty member at the CPTC and an adolescent gynecologist at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She is one of the experts featured in our video series and authors pieces for us on healthy sexuality, communication, and more. Dr. Aker’s brings years of expertise in community-based research and translating research into educational materials.
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