Dr Elna Rudolph has been working exclusively in the field of Sexual Medicine since 2010. She is the Clinical Head of My Sexual Health – the biggest multidisciplinary team of Sexual Health Professionals in South Africa.
After completing her MBChB through the University of Pretoria in 2005, she was the first candidate to successfully complete a Higher Diploma in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine through the Colleges of Medicine in South Africa. She obtained a Masters in Sexual Health through the University of Sydney, Australia and became one of the first Fellows of the European Committee for Sexual Medicine – the highest attainable international qualification in Sexual Medicine.
She is the President Elect of the Southern African Sexual Health Association (SASHA) and the Regional Secretary for Africa of the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS) and has served on the Advisory Board of WAS for 7 years.
Her work has been published in the prestigious Journal for Sexual Medicine (JSM), of which she is also a reviewer. She has written various chapters in textbooks and has been invited to speak at international conferences all over the world.
Apart from being a wife and a mother to a one- and a two-year-old, her biggest task at the moment is her role as the President of the 25th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health that is coming to South Africa in September 2021.