Anita P. Hoffer


Anita P. HofferPhDEdD worked at Harvard Medical School for over 25 years, where she served as an Associate Professor and Director of Research in Urology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She subsequently worked in the bio-pharmaceutical industry on women’s health subjects.

Dr. Hoffer is one of the co-developers of the SilverSAR™, first featured at the annual conference of the Consortium on Sexuality and Aging in September, 2011.

Her workshops address older women’s sexual concerns and sexual literacy; she teaches health care providers about the special needs of this population; she educates lay audiences on female sexuality and aging; and she does sexual coaching. Her degrees are in reproductive biology, sexology and sexuality education. She is a Planned Parenthood volunteer and member of AASECT, SSSS, SSTAR and ARHP.