Vernon Rosario MD, PhD

Classification: Emeritus

Vernon Rosario

Former chair of ISNA’s Medical Advisory Board, Vernon A. Rosario MD, PhD, is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at the University of California, Los Angeles Neuropsychiatric Institute. He is a child psychiatrist working in private practice and with LGBTI foster children. He received his Ph.D. in the History of Science from Harvard University, and his M.D. from the Harvard Medical School-M.I.T. Program in Health Sciences and Technology. He is co-editor with Paula Bennett of Solitary Pleasures: The Historical, Literary, and Artistic Discourses of Autoeroticism (1995) and the editor of Science and Homosexualities (1997). He is the author of The Erotic Imagination: French Histories of Perversity (1997) and Homosexuality and Science: A Guide to the Debates (2002). His current research interest is in transgender and intersex children and adolescents.