Gail Saltz



Who is Gail Saltz?

Dr. Gail Saltz is an American psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, columnist, bestselling author and television commentator.

The sister of Nobel Prizing winning astrophysicist Adam Riess,Dr. Saltz graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, and served her internship and residency in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry at Cornell-Weill School of Medicine and The New York Presbyterian Hospital. Her undergraduate studies were at Lehigh University, where she earned a B.A. in Biology and Psychology.

Working as a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at The New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill-Cornell School of Medicine as well as speaking on their behalf on television and in print, a psychoanalyst with The New York Psychoanalytic Institute, and has a private practice on the Upper East Side of New York City. She is also a New York Times bestselling author, and frequent contributor to The Today Show. She has also appeared as a sex, health and relationship expert on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Dateline, CBS News and CNN.

While writing for the Today show regularly since 2001 where she participates as the expert guest in a range of sex and health-related discussions. She has also written a weekly "Relationships" column for called “Getting Personal,” and is the emotional wellness expert for

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on July 23, 2013


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