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06:00 a.m. - 08:00 a.m.
Special Interest Breakfast - PGAD - Diagnosis and Management
Location: St. Tropez/Monte Carlo

07:00 a.m. - 08:00 a.m.
Special Interest Breakfast - Women Having Sex With Women
Location: Portofino

07:00 a.m. - 08:00 a.m.
Special Interest Breakfast - Energy-Based Systems for Sexual Health
Location: Las Palmas/Marseilles

08:00 a.m. - 09:00 a.m.
Updates from the Experts
Location: Sorrento/San Marino/Capri/Riviera
Moderator: James Simon, MD, CCD, NCMP, IF, FACOG

08:00 a.m. - 08:20 a.m.
Anita Clayton, MD, IF

08:20 a.m. - 08:40 a.m.
Value of Estrogen and Androgen Preparations in Treating GSM: An Expert ISSWSH Opinion
Rossella Nappi, MD, PhD

08:40 a.m. - 09:00 a.m.
What is Subjective Sexual Arousal
Cindy Meston, MD

09:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Symposium 3 - Transgender
Location: Sorrento/San Marino/Capri/Riviera
Moderator: Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF

09:00 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.
Transgender Surgeries and the Impact on Sexual Function
Heidi Wittenberg, MD, MS, FACOG, FPMRS

09:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Medical and Hormonal Management of the Transgender Patient
Jennifer Slovis, MD

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Psychological Impact of Transgender Transitions on Sexual Function and Pleasure
Eli Coleman, PhD, LP

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

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
State of the Art Lecture 4 - Energy Based Treatments of Vulva and Vagina: Mechanisms and Physics of Lasers Including Histological Changes Tissue Energy Interactions
Location: Sorrento/San Marino/Capri/Riviera
Moderator: Lisa Larkin, MD, FACP, NCMP, IF

Mickey Karram, MD


12:00 p.m. - 01:00 p.m.
Industry Sponsored Lunch Symposium
Location: Pavilion

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01:00 p.m. - 02:30 p.m.
Instructional Course 3 -Providing Sex Therapy Informed by Medical Understanding of Sexual Dysfunction
Location: St. Tropez/Monte Carlo

Lauren Fogel, PsyD, LP & Rose Hartzell-Cushanick, PhD, EdS, CHES, LMFT, IF

01:00 p.m. - 02:30 p.m.
Research Podium Session 3
Location: Sorrento/San Marino/Capri/Riviera
Moderator: Leah Millheiser, MD

Characteristics of Genital Satisfaction Among a Nationally Representative Sample of US Women (#053)
Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF

Sexual Distress and Vaginal Symptom Severity in Women Diagnosed with Cancer: Impact of a Vaginal Health Workshop (#020)
R. Millman

Flibanserin in Premenopausal Women With Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder: Pooled Analysis of Safety From Phase 3, Placebo-Controlled Studies (#021)
Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, IF

Predictors and Moderators of Sexual Distress in Women with Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder (#022)
M. Sand

Successful Treatment of Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome (IC/PBS) in Women with Provoked Vestibulodynia (PVD) (#023)
Rachel Rubin, MD

Women’s Lack of Awareness Concerning Lubricant 510K Clearance (#024)
Michael Krychman, MD, IF

Lysis of Vulvar Adhesions for Lichen Sclerosus: A Series of 5 Patients (#025)
S. Cigna

Factors Influencing Sexual Function and Its Trajectory Throughout Treatment and Survivorship in Premenopausal Women with Breast Cancer (#026)
Shari Goldfarb, MD

02:30 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Coffee Break
Location: Terrazza Ballroom and Foyer

03:00 p.m. - 04:30 p.m.
Symposium 4 - Spine Surgery for the Treatment of Sexual Medicine Issues (PGAD, Genital Pain, Genital Itch, and Anorgasmia)
Location: Sorrento/San Marino/Capri/Riviera
Moderator: Rachel Rubin, MD

03:00 p.m. - 03:30 p.m.
Genital Nerve Radiculopathy: A Major Etiological Factor for PGAD, Genital Pain/Itch, and Anorgasmia
Barry Komisaruk, PhD

03:30 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.
Clinical Relevance and Impact on Patients
Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF

04:00 p.m. - 04:30 p.m.
Spine surgery for the Treatment of Sexual Medicine Issues
Choll Kim, MD, PhD

04:30 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Lecture: Vaginal Laxity and Radiofrequency
Moderator: Alyse Kelly-Jones, MD, IF

Michael Krychman, MD, IF

05:00 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.
IUGA Lecture - A Primer on Prolapse/Incontinence, Especially Relevance to Life Quality
Location: Sorrento/San Marino/Capri/Riviera
Moderator: Joshua Gonzalez, MD

Lynsey Hayward, MD


05:30 p.m. - 07:00 p.m.
Poster Session (with Drinks/Food)
Location: Pavilion

Psychosocial Predictors of Pain in Primary Vaginismus (#051)
C. Babb

Healing as a Path to Self-Transormation: Engaging Eros Through Yogic Principles to Heal the Trauma of the Dys-embodied Sexual Self in Women with Cancer (#052)
I.C. Rivera

Conducting Sexual Health Research in the Arab World: Lessons learnt from the First Online Sexuality Survey among University Students from Lebanon (#054)
F. El Kak

Does Participation in Faith-Based Sexual Abstinence Programs Lead to Female Sexual Dysfunction (#055)
C. Babb

Inflammation May Alter Perception of Sexual Arousal and Pleasure in Healthy Women (#056)
T. Lorenz

Mercy Sex: How Much Is “Normal” Depends Upon Where You Live (#057)
R. Pollycove

The Impact of Childhood Experiences on Emotional Responses to Partnered Genital Touch in the Laboratory (#058)
H. Cohen

Psychological and Sexual Correlates of Sexual Abuse in Women with Sexual Dysfunction (#059)
L. Vignozzi

Evaluating an Elaborated Confluence Model of Personality, Pornography, and Sexual Aggression (#060)
W. Fisher

Knowledge and Perception of Sexual Health among Random Saudi Population (#061)
H. Alkhudairi

Temperature Controlled Radiofrequency Electrocoagulation for the Treatment of Vulvovaginal Tissue Laxity (#062)
D. Clemons

Brain Dynamics of Female Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) (#063)
W. Siewsrichol

Brain Dynamics and Predictors of Female Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorders (HSDD): Two Routes in the Top-Down Neurofunctional Self-Attention Model (SAM) of Desire (#064)
S. Cacioppo

The Safety and Efficacy of Ablative Fractional Er:YAG Laser Treatment for Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus (#065)
M. Coyle

Women's Sexuality: A Challenge of Pleasure and Sexual Purity in a Traditional Society (#066)
Z. Fazli Khalaf

Sexual Partners and Compulsivity: An Examination of Body Esteem in the Sexual Behaviors of Women with and without Nonconsensual Sexual Experiences (#067)
C. Crosby

Mindfulness-Based Group Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Women with Provoked Localized Vulvodynia: A Randomized Controlled Trial (#068)
N. Cirino

Managing Genital Discomfort: Comparing Symptom Triggers and Self-management Strategies in Women with Persistent Genital Arousal and Vulvar Pain Symptoms (#069)
R.A. Jackowich

A Systematic Approach in the Assessment of Vaginismus: Revealing New Psychological and Organic Factors (#070)
L. Vignozzi

Silicone Lubricant In Community Clinic Survey (The SLICC Survey Results) (#072)
Michael Krychman, MD, IF

Perineal Tearing in Resource Limiting Settings: How do Labor Ward Nurses can Overcome the Fighting at the Main Maternity of Yaoundé Central Hospital, Cameroon (#073)
M. Kuete

The Impact of Fiera + Remote on Female Sexual Function, Relationship Satisfaction, and Sexual Quality of Life (#074)
Leah Millheiser, MD

Sex & Relationship Peer Support Groups: A Mixed Method Study on the Impact on Female Sexual Health (#075)
P. Costa

Perceptions and Attitudes About Low Sexual Desire Among Premenopausal Women: Results From a Consumer Survey (#076)
Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, IF

On the Initial Treatment Experience of CO2 Fractional Laser for Vulvovaginal Atrophy Symptom in a Single Institute (#077)
N. Ninomiya

Exo-clinical Trials to Test Nutraceuticals for Sexual Dysfunction (#078)
R. Pyke

Vulvar Crohn’s: A Rare Presentation of Crohn’s Disease (#079)
S. Cigna

Comparing Self-reported Symptom Reduction across ,Medications and Treatments in Women with Persistent Genital Arousal and Vulvar Pain Symptoms (#080)
R.A. Jackowich

Patient Techniques Aimed at Easing Chronic Vulvar Pain Prior to Internal Assessment (#081)
D. Hartmann

Factors Related to Sexual Behavior during Pregnancy (#082)
Y.M. De la Cruz Ramírez

“Platelet Rich Plasma for Sexual Dysfunction in Canada: Who, Where and at What Cost?” (#083)
R. Millman

Advocating for Sexuality in the Arab Region: Experiences from the Network of Arab Scholars on Sexuality and Sexual Health (#084)
F. El Kak

Milli™ the ONLY Patient Controlled Expanding Dilator: Preliminary Soft Launch Experience (#085)
Michael Krychman, MD, IF

Factors Associated to Sexual Behavior in Adolescent Women (#086)
A.F. Olaza Maguiña

How Do You Score?”: A Novel use of the FSFI and FSDS to Assess the Impact of a Women’s Sexual Health Clinic (#087)
S. MacPhedran

Impact pf Long-term Pessary use on the Anatomy of Pelvic Organ Prolapse and the Quality of life of Patients (#088)
C.D. Yao

The Epidemiological Features of Herpes Simplex Virus Cases in a Cork STI Clinic (#089)
J.M. Mitchell

Labia Minora Surgery in the Adolescent Population : Data from a Tertiary Pediatric Center (#090)
A. Jodoin

Preliminary Examinations of a Short-Form Version of the YSEX Scale (#091)
B. Freihart

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