Last Name

Stanley Ducharme, PhD

TitleClinical Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
Address725 Albany Street
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 638-7358
Other Positions
InstitutionBoston Medical Center

 Awards and Honors

1989Who’s Who in Rehabilitation Medicine
1995American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine: Distinguished Member Award
2000American Psychological Association, Division of Rehabilitation Psychology: Fellow
2004AASCIPSW, Las Vegas: James J. Peters Award
2015American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals: Clinical Practice Award
2015International Spine Injury Society, Ministry of Health, Government of India: Life Time Achievement Award
 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Dr. Stanley Ducharme is a clinical psychologist and a diplomat in sex therapy at the Center for Sexual Medicine at Boston Medical Center. Along with a team of medical professionals, Dr. Ducharme provides clinical services to men and women who have a wide variety of sexual dysfunctions. In addition, he is a Clinical Professor of Urology at Boston University School of Medicine.

Since 1976, he has been a member of the active medical staff at Boston Medical Center and has collaborated with various academic departments including urology, endocrinology neurology, psychiatry and rehabilitation medicine. His clinical interests are in coping with a physical or neurological disability, substance abuse, sexual addictions, sexual dysfunction, transgender issues and the sexual aspects of disability.

Prior to coming to Boston, Dr. Ducharme completed a post doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology at New York University Medical Center. He is twice past president of the American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Education and Training Foundation of the Paralyzed Veterans of America. In addition, he is a past member of the board of trustees of the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Dr. Ducharme is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and a member of the Education Committee of the International Spinal Cord Society. He is editor emeritus of the Journal of Sexuality and Disability and contributes columns and articles related to various aspects of sexual health.

Dr. Ducharme’s current interest is the development of clinical practice guidelines on the delivery of psychosocial and sexual health services to people with physical disabilities in developing countries within Africa and Southeast Asia.

 Self-Described Keywords
  • Transgender related care
  • Sexual and physical disability
  • Sexual addiction
  • Sexual dysfunction
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  1. Houlihan BV, Jette A, Friedman RH, Paasche-Orlow M, Ni P, Wierbicky J, Williams K, Ducharme S, Zazula J, Cuevas P, Rosenblum D, Williams S. A pilot study of a telehealth intervention for persons with spinal cord dysfunction. Spinal Cord. 2013 Sep; 51(9):715-20. PMID: 23752260.
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  2. Houlihan BV, Jette A, Paasche-Orlow M, Wierbicky J, Ducharme S, Zazula J, Cuevas P, Friedman RH, Williams S. A telerehabilitation intervention for persons with spinal cord dysfunction. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2011 Sep; 90(9):756-64. PMID: 21389846.
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  3. Tangpricha V, Ducharme SH, Barber TW, Chipkin SR. Endocrinologic treatment of gender identity disorders. Endocr Pract. 2003 Jan-Feb; 9(1):12-21. PMID: 12917087.
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  4. Krause JS, Kewman D, DeVivo MJ, Maynard F, Coker J, Roach MJ, Ducharme S. Employment after spinal cord injury: an analysis of cases from the Model Spinal Cord Injury Systems. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1999 Nov; 80(11):1492-500. PMID: 10569446.
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