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Melanie J. Davis

Bedminster, NJ

NOWA member since 1995

Melanie Davis, PhD, will help you reach healthcare professionals and consumers with expertly crafted marketing communications materials, resources and programming related to sexuality and sexual health.

Her unique blend of experience in marketing, journalism and sexuality education enables you to reach professional and consumer markets effectively and sensitively. She writes and teaches about topics ranging from HPV vaccines and contraceptives to sexual pleasure, products, and dysfunction. Her specialties include physician-patient communication, sexuality and aging, intimacy, self-esteem and body image, sexual decision making, sexuality and cancer, and sexuality and menopause.

Melanie has 30+ years of experience in marketing communications and journalism plus 17 years as a sexuality educator. She holds both an MEd and PhD in Human Sexuality Education and is nationally recognized as a leading educator, trainer, speaker and curriculum developer. Her commitment to continuing education ensures that your communications will be accurate, timely, and market-savvy.

Melanie is on the editorial advisory board of the American Journal of Sexuality Education. She has written for local newspapers and regional magazines, and for sexuality blog sites; her own blog, Sex Ed in Small Doses, appears on She holds the Certified Sexuality Educator (CSE) designation from the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is an adjunct professor of Human Sexuality.

Professional Recognition:

  • “7 Sex Educators Who Are Totally Rocking it,”
  • Health and Wellness Education and Awareness Award nominee, “Kamasutra,” safer sex for seniors campaign, Lions Health Awards
  • Emerging Professional Award, Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality
  • History Leadership Award, Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission, Video Production (Team Award)
  • JASPER Gold Award for Excellence in Writing, Brochure Category, Jersey Shore Advertising and Public Relations Association
  • Certificate of Excellence, Booklets & Brochures, Art Directors Club of New Jersey
  • Outstanding Woman in Somerset County: Journalism, Somerset Co. Commission on the Status of Women
  • Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for Outstanding and Invaluable Service to the Community, NJ 12th District Representative Michael Pappas
  • Small Business Advocate of the Year: Media, US Small Business Administration – Newark Division
  • Senate Citation for Journalism, New Jersey 16th Legislative District
  • First Place, Black and White Brochure, North Jersey Ad Club

Reach Melanie at or 908-568-8349.  Find her online at  and on Twitter @DrMelanieDavis

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