ISSWSH/ISSM JOINT MEETING
"It Takes Two to Tango"

ISSWSH Annual Meeting 2019

Thursday, March 7, 2019
Morning
07:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Annual Pre-Course
Moderator: Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA)
Is subsession
Child level: 1
07:00 a.m. - 07:30 a.m.
Breakfast - Pre-Course Registrants Only
07:30 a.m. - 07:40 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
Moderator: Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA)
07:40 a.m. - 09:15 a.m.
Indentification of Sexual Health Problems
Moderator: Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA)
07:40 a.m. - 08:00 a.m.
Update on Epidemiology and Nomenclature
Speaker: Sharon Parish, MD, IF, NCMP (USA)
08:00 a.m. - 08:30 a.m.
Diagnosis of HSDD and Arousal Disorders
Speaker: Sharon Parish, MD, IF, NCMP (USA)
08:30 a.m. - 08:45 a.m.
Physical Exam
Speaker: Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA)
08:45 a.m. - 09:15 a.m.
Testing Procedures: Hormonal, Vascular, Neurologic
Speaker: Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF (USA)
09:15 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.
Coffee Break
09:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Pharmacology
Moderator: Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA)
09:30 a.m. - 09:55 a.m.
Non-Hormonal Pharmacological Treatments
Speaker: Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF (USA)
09:55 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Sexual Dysfunction and Other Comorbities: Treatment Considerations
Speaker: Sharon Parish, MD, IF, NCMP (USA)
10:15 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
Hormones
Moderator: Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA)
10:15 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
Hormonal Treatment: Estrogens and Progestogens
Speaker: Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA)
10:40 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
Hormonal Treatment: Androgens
Speaker: Sharon Parish, MD, IF, NCMP (USA)
10:55 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Sexual Pain
Moderator: Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA)
10:55 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Painful Intercourse: Causes, Evaluation and Treatment
Speaker: Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF (USA)
11:15 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.
Vestibulodynia: Diagnosis and Treatment
Speaker: Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF (USA)
11:35 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Treatment Options for GSM
Speaker: Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA)
11:50 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Q&A
Moderator: Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA)
Afternoon
12:15 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Opening Ceremony
Moderators: Annamaria Giraldi, MD, PhD, IF (Denmark) & Sharon Parish, MD, IF, NCMP (USA)
12:30 p.m. - 01:30 p.m.
Sandra Leiblum ISSWSH Presidential Lecture
Moderators: Annamaria Giraldi, MD, PhD, IF (Denmark) & Sharon Parish, MD, IF, NCMP (USA)
How US Governmental Agencies Inadvertently Conspire Against Womens Sexual Health: A Personal Perspective
Speaker: James Simon, MD, CCD, NCMP, FACOG, IF (USA)
01:30 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Symposium 1: Sexually Transmitted Infections/ HPV in Men and Women
Moderator: Andrew Goldstein, MD, FACOG, IF (USA)
01:30 p.m. - 01:55 p.m.
Update on HPV Vaccines
Speaker: Richard Roden, PhD (USA)
01:55 p.m. - 02:20 p.m.
Updated HPV Screening Guidelines
Speaker: Colleen Stockdale, MD (USA)
02:20 p.m. - 02:45 p.m.
New Technologies in Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment
Speaker: Andrew Goldstein, MD, FACOG, IF (USA)
02:45 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Q&A
03:00 p.m. - 03:30 p.m.
Coffee Break
03:30 p.m. - 04:30 p.m.
State of the Art 1: Sexuality in the Aging Couple: A New Paradigm in Assessing and Treating Sexual Dysfunction in Aging Men and Women
Moderators: Johannes Bitzer, MD, IF (Switzerland) & Eusebio Rubio-Aurioles, MD, PhD (Mexico)
03:30 p.m. - 03:45 p.m.
A Female Viewpoint
Speaker: Rossella Nappi, MD, PhD (Italy)
03:45 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.
A Male Viewpoint
04:00 p.m. - 04:15 p.m.
The Elderly Couple Sexual Life: Rejuvenation or Creativity?
Speaker: Eusebio Rubio-Aurioles, MD, PhD (Mexico)
04:15 p.m. - 04:30 p.m.
Q&A
04:30 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.
Research Podium Session 1
04:30 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.
Instructional Course 1: Hormones for Sexual Health Concerns
Speakers: Alyse Kelly-Jones, MD, IF (USA) & Rossella Nappi, MD, PhD (Italy)
Evening
06:00 p.m. - 07:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception
Friday, March 8, 2019
Morning
07:00 a.m. - 08:00 a.m.
Industry Sponsored Breakfast Symposium
08:00 a.m. - 09:00 a.m.
State of the Art 2: It Takes Two to Tango
Moderators: Sue Goldstein, BA, CCRC, AASECT-CSE, IF (USA) & Isbelia Segnini, MA (Venezuela)
Speakers: Stanley Althof, PhD, IF (USA) & Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, IF (USA)
09:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Research Podium Session 2
09:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Instructional Course 2: Couples Therapy
Speakers: Barry McCarthy, PhD (USA) & Caroline Pukall, PhD, Cpsych (Canada)
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Coffee Break
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
ISSM Lecture
Moderator: Annamaria Giraldi, MD, PhD, IF (Denmark)
Speaker: Luiz Otavio Torres, MD (Brazil)
Afternoon
12:00 p.m. - 01:00 p.m.
Lunch and Learn 1: Treating Couples Affected by Cancer: Mental Health Perspective
Speakers: Johannes Bitzer, MD, IF (Switzerland) & Daniela Wittmann, PhD, LMSW (USA)
12:00 p.m. - 01:00 p.m.
Lunch and Learn 2: Case Review with the Experts
Speakers: Annamaria Giraldi, MD, PhD, IF (Denmark); Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA) & Alan Shindel, MD (USA)
01:00 p.m. - 02:00 p.m.
State of the Art 3: The Impact of Genital and Gender Conforming Surgery on Sexual Function
Moderator: Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, IF (USA)
02:00 p.m. - 02:30 p.m.
NAMS Lecture
Moderator: Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, IF (USA)
Management of Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause in Women with or at High Risk for Breast Cancer: Consensus Recommendations From NAMS and ISSWSH
Speaker: Lisa Larkin, MD, FACP, NCMP, IF (USA)
02:30 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.
The Scientific Network Lecture
Moderator: Sharon Parish, MD, IF, NCMP (USA)
03:00 p.m. - 03:30 p.m.
Coffee Break
03:30 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Symposium 2: Pain (female) / Vulvodynia and Vestibulodynia
Moderators: Melissa Farmer, PhD (USA) & Amy Stein, DPT, BCB-PMD (USA)
03:30 p.m. - 03:55 p.m.
Pelvic Floor Muscle Dynamics in Vestibulodynia
Speaker: Melanie Morin, PT, PhD (Canada)
03:55 p.m. - 04:20 p.m.
Novel Mechanisms in the Pathogenesis of Localized Provoked Vestibulodynia
Speaker: Megan Falsetta, PhD (USA)
04:20 p.m. - 04:45 p.m.
Brain Reorganization in Vulvodynia: Mechanisms and Treatment Implications
Speaker: Melissa Farmer, PhD (USA)
04:45 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Q&A
05:00 p.m. - 05:45 p.m.
Journals Session
Moderator: Luiz Otavio Torres, MD (Brazil)
05:00 p.m. - 05:20 p.m.
JSM Update
Speaker: Andrea Salonia, MD (Italy)
05:20 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.
SMR Update
Speaker: Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF (USA)
05:30 p.m. - 05:40 p.m.
SM Update
Speaker: Kwangsung Park, MD. PhD (Korea)
05:40 p.m. - 05:45 p.m.
Q&A
Evening
05:45 p.m. - 06:45 p.m.
ISSWSH Business Meeting (members only)
06:45 p.m. - 07:45 p.m.
Early Career Professionals Mixer
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Morning
07:00 a.m. - 08:00 a.m.
Special Interest Breakfast
08:00 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.
Update on Clinical Guidelines
Moderator: Sharon Parish, MD, IF, NCMP (USA)
08:00 a.m. - 08:12 a.m.
HSDD Process of Care
Speaker: Anita Clayton, MD, IF (USA)
08:12 a.m. - 08:20 a.m.
The Role of Androgens in the Treatment of Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM): International Society for the Study of Womens Sexual Health (ISSWSH) Expert Consensus Panel Review
Speaker: Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF (USA)
08:20 a.m. - 08:27 a.m.
Role of Androgens in Female Genitourinary Tissue Structure and Function: Implications in the Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause
Speaker: Noel Kim, PhD, IF (USA)
08:27 a.m. - 08:32 a.m.
ISSWSH Nomenclature Guidelines: Update on ICD-11
Speaker: Sharon Parish, MD, IF, NCMP (USA)
08:32 a.m. - 08:35 a.m.
ISSWSH Nomenclature Guidelines: Context, Definitions
Speaker: Sharon Parish, MD, IF, NCMP (USA)
08:35 a.m. - 08:47 a.m.
ISSWSH Nomenclature Guidelines: Scientific Rationale and Supporting Evidence
Speaker: Cindy Meston, PhD (USA)
08:47 a.m. - 08:59 a.m.
Identification of Sexual Problems in Primary Care
Speaker: Sharon Parish, MD, IF, NCMP (USA)
08:59 a.m. - 09:12 a.m.
Sexual Well-being after Menopause: An International Menopause Society White Paper
Speaker: James Simon, MD, CCD, NCMP, FACOG, IF (USA)
09:12 a.m. - 09:22 a.m.
Best Practices in Medical Education in Sexual History Taking: Consensus from the Summit in Medical Education in Sexual Health
Speaker: Elizabeth Rubin, MD (USA)
09:22 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.
Q&A
09:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Symposium 3: From Brain to Bed - Sexual Desire - Drive, Motivation, Responsiveness
Moderators: Johannes Bitzer, MD, IF (Switzerland) & Annamaria Giraldi, MD, PhD, IF (Denmark)
09:30 a.m. - 09:50 a.m.
Psychological and Physiological Characteristics of Female Desire and Arousal
Speaker: Linda Vignozzi, MD (Italy)
09:50 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
Desire and Hormones. Gender Differences and Treatment Consequences
Speaker: Johannes Bitzer, MD, IF (Switzerland)
10:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Psychological Aspects of Men and Womens Sexual Desire
Speaker: Marita McCabe, PhD, FAPS (Australia)
10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Desire in the Couple Interaction. The Systemic Approach
Speaker: Annamaria Giraldi, MD, PhD, IF (Denmark)
10:50 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Q&A
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Coffee Break
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
State of the Art 4: Sexual Consent in the Era of #metoo
Moderators: Rose Hartzell-Cushanick, PhD, EdS, CHES, LMFT, IF (USA) & Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA)
Speakers: Kristen Jozkowski, PhD (USA) & Deborah Tuerkheimer, (USA)
Afternoon
12:30 p.m. - 01:30 p.m.
Industry Sponsored Lunch Symposium
01:30 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Research Podium Session 3
01:30 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Instructional Course 3: Treating Sexual Side effects from Cancer
Speaker: Michelle Lyons, PT, MISCP (USA)
03:00 p.m. - 03:30 p.m.
Coffee Break
03:30 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.
SSTAR Lecture
Moderator: Sharon Parish, MD, IF, NCMP (USA)
Fertility and Sexuality
Speaker: Elizabeth Grill, Psy.D (USA)
04:00 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.
Symposium 4: Why is Testosterone so Important for the Couple?
Moderators: Andrea Salonia, MD (Italy) & Linda Vignozzi, MD (Italy)
04:00 p.m. - 04:20 p.m.
Neurobiological Role of Androgens in Desire and Orgasm in Men and Women
Speaker: James Pfaus, PhD, IF (Canada)
04:20 p.m. - 04:40 p.m.
Efficacy and Risk of Testosterone for Low Sexual Desire: Comparison of Men and Women
Speaker: Mohit Khera, MD (USA)
04:40 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Androgens for Women: Where are we and how do we do?
Speaker: James Simon, MD, CCD, NCMP, FACOG, IF (USA)
05:00 p.m. - 05:20 p.m.
ESSM Lecture: Androgens and Cardiovascular Risks in both Men and Women
Speaker: Giovanni Corona, MD (Italy)
05:20 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.
Q&A
05:30 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.
IUGA Lecture
Moderator: Susan Kellogg-Spadt, PhD, CRNP, IF (USA)
Life after Childbirth - Will my life ever be the same again?
Speaker: Ranee Thakar, MD, MRCOG (United Kingdom)
Evening
06:00 p.m. - 07:30 p.m.
Poster Session (with drinks and food)
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Morning
07:00 a.m. - 08:00 a.m.
Mentor Breakfast
08:00 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.
Research Podium Session 4
08:00 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.
Instructional Course 4: Energy Based Treatments
Speakers: Michael Krychman, MD, IF (USA) & Lauren Streicher, MD (USA)

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