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07:00 a.m. - 08:00 a.m.
Special Interest Breakfast - Scientific Network on Female Sexual Health and Cancer
Location: St. Tropez/Monte Carlo

07:00 a.m. - 08:00 a.m.
Special Interest Breakfast - Management of Sexual Pain/Dyspareunia
Location: Las Palmas/Marseilles

07:00 a.m. - 08:00 a.m.
Special Interest Breakfast - Putting into Practice Biopsychosocial Management of Sexual Dysfunctions
Location: Portofino

08:00 a.m. - 09:00 a.m.
State of the Art Lecture 2 - Update on Neurobiology of Sexual Function (Melanocortins Impact on Hunger - Appetite for Food and Sex)
Location: Sorrento/San Marino/Capri/Riviera
Moderator: Anita Clayton, MD, IF

James Pfaus, PhD, IF

09:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Research Podium Session 2
Location: Sorrento/San Marino/Capri/Riviera
Moderator: Rose Hartzell-Cushanick, PhD, EdS, CHES, LMFT, IF

Improvements in Perceived Genital Sensations and Sexual Arousal Following App-based Intervention: Preliminary Results Form a Randomized-controlled Trial (#010)
A. Stanton

Examining the Effects of Mindfulness on Preferred and Non-Preferred Desires (#011)
J.A. Dickenson

Eye Dynamics in Patients with Female Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD): Evidence towards the Top-Down NeuroFunctional Self-Attention-Model (SAM) of Desire (#012)
E. Kaske

Associations Between Partner Responses to Low Interest/Arousal and the Sexual and Relationship Wellbeing of Women with Sexual Interest/Arousal Disorder and their Partners (#013)
C. Boudreau

Association between Verbal/Physical Abuse and Sexual Dissatisfaction among Postmenopausal Women in the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) (#014)
E.L. Kelley

Sexual Self-schemas and Identification of Nonconsensual Sexual Experiences: Implications for Sexual Functioning (#015)
C.D. Kilimnik

Women's Experiences of Sexual Arousal: The Importance of Context (#016)
A. Handy

Interpersonal Violence, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and Aging-Related Genitourinary Dysfunction in an Ethnically-Diverse, Community-Based Sample of Women (#017)
Alison Huang, MD, MAS, Mphil

Development of a Multi-functional Sensor based on Optical Fibers for Measurement of Female Genital Sexual Arousal Response (#018)
K. Park

09:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Instructional Course 2 - The Nuts and Bolts of Hormone Therapy: a Cased Based Approach Prioritizing Shared Decision-making
Location: St. Tropez/Monte Carlo

Risa Kagan, MD, FACOG, CCD, NCMP & Andrew Kaunitz, MD, FACOG

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Coffee Break
Location: Terrazza Ballroom and Foyer

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
ISSM Lecture - Communication and Intimacy-enhancing Interventions for Men Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer and their Partners
Location: Sorrento/San Marino/Capri/Riviera
Moderator: Sharon J. Parish, MD, IF, NCMP

Chris Nelson, PhD

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
SSTAR Lecture - Bedside Manners: The Cultural Complexity of Sex Therapy
Location: Sorrento/San Marino/Capri/Riviera
Moderator: Sharon J. Parish, MD, IF, NCMP

Kathryn Hall, PhD


12:00 p.m. - 01:00 p.m.
Lunch and Learn 2 - Pelvic Floor and Yoga: PT
Location: St. Tropez/Monte Carlo

Karen Brandon, DSc, PT, Leslie Howard, BA & Alison Huang, MD, MAS, Mphil

12:00 p.m. - 01:00 p.m.
Lunch and Learn 1 - Business and Coding in Sexual Medicine: How to be Successful and Stay Up to Date
Location: Sorrento/San Marino/Capri/Riviera

Brooke Faught, MSN, WHNP-BC, IF & Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF

01:00 p.m. - 02:00 p.m.
State of the Art Lecture 3 - How Oral Contraceptives Alter Women’s Mate Preferences
Location: Sorrento/San Marino/Capri/Riviera
Moderator: Heather Howard, PhD, MPH, IF

S. Craig Roberts, PhD

02:00 p.m. - 02:30 p.m.
NAMS Lecture - Discussion of the New Hormone Replacement Guidelines Endorsed by ISSWSH
Location: Sorrento/San Marino/Capri/Riviera
Moderator: Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, IF

Andrew Kaunitz, MD, FACOG

02:30 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Scientific Network on Sexual Health and Cancer Lecture - Ongoing Research Efforts and Non-hormonal Moisturizer Data
Location: Sorrento/San Marino/Capri/Riviera
Moderator: Shari Goldfarb, MD

Jeanne Carter, PhD

03:00 p.m. - 03:30 p.m.
Coffee Break
Location: Terrazza Ballroom and Foyer

03:30 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Symposium 2 - How to Treat Sexual Health in Underserved, Vulnerable Populations
Location: Sorrento/San Marino/Capri/Riviera
Moderator: Susan Kellogg-Spadt, PhD, CRNP, IF

03:30 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.
Management of Sexual Trauma in Female Veterans
Alicia Christy, MD, MHSCR, FACOG

04:00 p.m. - 04:30 p.m.
Sexual Medicine Interventions for Women in Underserved Populations
Andrew Goldstein, MD, IF, FACOG

04:30 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Management of Pelvic Floor Conditions, Sexual Health and Rehabilitation in the Underserved Population of Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
Jessica McKinney, PT, MS, CMPT

05:00 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.
JSM Lecture
Location: Sorrento/San Marino/Capri/Riviera
Moderator: Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF

Sexual Health Literature from JSM
Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF

05:30 p.m. - 06:30 p.m.
ISSWSH Business Meeting - Members Only
Location: St. Tropez/Monte Carlo


06:30 p.m. - 07:30 p.m.
Early Career Professionals Mixer
Location: Las Palmas/Marseilles

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