Contributor biographical information for Hang-ups, hook-ups, and holding out : stuff you need to know about your body, sex, and dating / Melisa Holmes and Trish Hutchison.


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Dr. Melisa Holmes (Greenville, SC) is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia and a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia as well as the mother of three kids, children to preteen daughters. As a faculty member at the Medical University of South Carolina, she was named among the Best Doctors in America. During her twelve years of clinical practice, she was director of the MUSC Teen Clinic and founder and director of the Sexual Assault Follow-up Evaluation (SAFE) clinic. As a nationally recognized advocate for adolescent health, she has served on the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Committee on Adolescent Health Care, and the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. Holmes is a nationally recognized speaker on topics of adolescent gynecology, teen sexuality, interpersonal violence, and other issues in women’s health.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Teenage girls -- Sexual behavior -- United States.
Teenage girls -- United States -- Attitudes.
Sex instruction for teenagers -- United States.
Hygiene, Sexual -- United States.