Public Speaking, Training, and Keynotes

Eric has trained, educated, and enlightened more than 250,000 face-to-face audience members in keynotes, workshops, and all-day retreats - in addition to reaching countless listeners and viewers via radio (FM and satellite) and television. He has keynoted numerous national and international conferences, including NASPA, the NY Immigration Coalition Youth Conference , the NCEMSF , and more. From the local health clinic to the CDC, Eric has also provided medical trainings to countless providers and students. Finally, Eric remains one of the few modern American sexologists to have been invited to lecture on human sexuality at Oxford University and NASA.

Some of Eric's speaking topics include:

  • Adolescent Sexuality (e.g. improving relationships for college students, increasing sexual pleasure for all, and making sex safer without making it boring)
  • Bystander Intervention
  • Consent
  • Control and Management of Sexually Transmissible/Transmitted Infections (STIs)
  • Energy Management/Sleep Hygiene
  • Fertility control and contraceptive technology (having interned under Robert Hatcher, MD, MPH)
  • Flourishing and Thriving
  • Health communication and Media Relations
  • Improving client service within higher education (and why it is better than “customer service”)
  • Improving Sexual Health Service Provision
  • Peer Health Advocacy (since 1988)
  • Separation, Divorce, and Break-Ups (and returning to post-separation/divorce dating and sex)
  • Sexual Aggression and Intimate Partner Violence Prevention
  • Sexual Health and Welfare in Specific Populations (people with deafness, LGBT, and those residing in resource-poor areas)
  • Sexual Rights as Human Rights (particularly post-Cairo and post-Beijing)
  • Student "Success" (based on positive psychology)
  • Suicide Prevention (including LGBT)
  • Supporting Undocumented Sexual Assault Survivors in Higher Education
  • Taking a Patient's Sexual History (Eric's most popular workshop for medical schools and the grounds for his invitation to speak at the University of Oxford, the University of London, and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine)
  • Tobacco Cessation (created nationally recognized program)
  • Transgender Advocacy within Higher Education, Healthcare Provision, and Sexual Aggression Prevention


International Venues


Venues Within the USA
Babeland for "Sex Tips for the Expecting Couple"
City of Baton Rouge Pride Festival (Keynote Address)
Metro College Counseling Conference - NYC (Keynote and one case presentation)
National Collegiate EMS Foundation (invited every year since 2004 to discuss trauma-informed sexual assault response and to provide one keynote address)
Youth Reacting to AIDS Empowerment Conferences (12 appearances, including the keynote at the first conference and others thereafter)
...and more than 30 fraternities and sororities (NDAs prevent listing them)

Countless North American universities and colleges including, and not limited to:
Adrian College
American University
Averett University
California State University, Chico
College of Illinois
Columbia University
Emory University School of Medicine (including its first lecture on Viagra)
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Hunter College, the City University of New York
James Madison University
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Louisiana State University
Marquette University
Mary Washington University
New York University
Old Dominion University
Oregon State University
Purdue University
Randolph Macon University
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School ("Sex Week")
Rutgers University
Teachers College of Columbia University
University of California, Berkeley
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
University of Mississippi, aka Ole Miss
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
University of Maryland, College Park
University of Oklahoma
University of Pennsylvania
University of Richmond
University of Virginia
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Ursinus College
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine - formerly MCV
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, aka Virginia Tech
Widener University