Stanley H. Ducharme, PhD

Clinical Professor, Urology

Stanley Ducharme
725 Albany Street


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 Chobanian and Avedisian 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.

Other Positions

  • Boston Medical Center


  • United States International University - Africa (USIU) , PhD
  • University of Bridgeport, MS
  • Sacred Heart College, BA


  • Published on 6/15/2020

    Liu H, Hossain MS, Islam MS, Rahman MA, Costa PD, Herbert RD, Jan S, Cameron ID, Muldoon S, Chhabra HS, Lindley RI, Biering-Sorensen F, Ducharme S, Taylor V, Harvey LA. Understanding how a community-based intervention for people with spinal cord injury in Bangladesh was delivered as part of a randomised controlled trial: a process evaluation. Spinal Cord. 2020 11; 58(11):1166-1175. PMID: 32541882.

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  • Published on 8/1/2019

    Hossain MS, Islam MS, Rahman MA, Glinsky JV, Herbert RD, Ducharme S, Harvey LA. Health status, quality of life and socioeconomic situation of people with spinal cord injuries six years after discharge from a hospital in Bangladesh. Spinal Cord. 2019 Aug; 57(8):652-661. PMID: 30787428.

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  • Published on 6/11/2013

    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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  • Published on 9/1/2011

    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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  • Published on 1/1/2003

    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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  • Published on 11/1/1999

    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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