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educator , Physician

Mary Steichen Calderone, American Physician. Fellow American Public Health Association (Edward W. Browning award for prevention of disease 1980), Society Science Study Sex (honorary life member); member American College Sexologists, American Association Marriage and Family Counselors (honorary lifemem.), American Association World Health, American Medical Association (honorary life), Society Sex Therapy andResearch, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Background

Calderone, Mary Steichen was born on July 1, 1904 in New York City. Daughter of Edward J. and Clara (Smith) Steichen.

Education

Graduate, The Brearley School, New York City, 1921. Bachelor, Vassar College, 1925. Doctor of Medicine, University Rochester, 1939.

Master of Public Health, Columbia University, 1942. D.Med. Science (honorary), Women's Medical College, 1967. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Newark State College, 1971.

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Dickinson College, 1981. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Jersey City State College, 1982. Doctor of Science (honorary), Adelphi University, 1971.

Doctor of Science (honorary), Worcester Foundation Experimental Biology, 1974. Doctor of Science (honorary), Brandeis University, 1975. Doctor of Science (honorary), Haverford College, 1978.

Doctor of Science (honorary), Columbia University, 1985. Doctor of Laws, Kenyon College, 1972. Ped.D. (honorary), Hofstra University, 1978.

D. Hum. (honorary), Bucknell University, 1982.

Career

Intern, Bellevue Hospital, New York City, 1939-1940;medical director, Planned Parenthood-World Population, 1953-1964;co-founder, executive director, president, Sex Information Education Council United States (SIECUS), New York City, 1964-1982; Adjunct Professor program in human sexuality, New York University, New York City, 1982-1988. Lecturer Human Sexuality. 33d Lower lecturer Academy Medicine and Cleveland Clinic, 1970.

Rufus Jones lecturer Friends General Conference, 1973. Hundley lecturer gynecology, Baltimore, 1973. President's Distinguished visitor Vassar College, 1983.

7th annual Bronfman lecturer American Public Health Association, 1967.

Achievements

  • Fellow American Public Health Association (Edward W. Browning award for prevention of disease 1980) ON DUPLICATE KEY UPDATE `description` = VALUES(`description`); Society Sci. Study Sex (honorary life ) ON DUPLICATE KEY UPDATE `description` = VALUES(`description`); College Sexologists; American Association Marriage and Family Counselors (honorary life ) ON DUPLICATE KEY UPDATE `description` = VALUES(`description`); American Association World Health; American Medical Association (honorary life) ON DUPLICATE KEY UPDATE `description` = VALUES(`description`); Society Sex Therapy and Research; Alpha Omega Alpha.

Works

Membership

Fellow American Public Health Association (Edward W. Browning award for prevention of disease 1980), Science Society Study Sex (honorary life member). Member American College Sexologists, American Association Marriage and Family Counselors (honorary life member), American Association World Health, American Medical Association (honorary life), Society Sex Therapy and Research, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Connections

Married Frank A. Calderone, November 1941 (deceased 1987). Children: Linda Joan Steichen Hodes, Francesca Calderone-Steichen, Maria S.

father:
Edward J. Steichen

mother:
Clara (Smith) Steichen

spouse:
Frank A. Calderone

child:
Linda Joan Steichen Hodes Calderone

child:
Francesca Calderone-Steichen Calderone

child:
Maria S. Calderone