Gemma Sharp

Gemma Sharp


Dr Gemma Sharp MAPS FCCLP is a molecular biologist turned clinical psychologist and expert in female genital cosmetic surgery, body image and eating disorders. A NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow at Monash University, she was awarded the Australian Psychological Society’s Excellent PhD Thesis Award for her labioplasty research.

Using words without shame is the start of promoting self acceptance of girls bodies

Say vulva loud and proud to protect girls from the frightening rise in plastic surgeryvideo

Abandoning our prejudice against the use of the word vulva is a key step towards addressing negative attitudes toward genital appearance.