Program

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Laugh Factory
Sexual Attitudes Reassessment Course (SAR) Part 1 (In-Person) Pre-Conference (Separate Registration Required)
Thursday, February 22, 2024
7:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Regency Ballroom DEF
Annual Pre-Course (Separate Registration Required)
Moderator: Rachel Rubin, MD, IF (USA)
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
Breakfast - Pre-Course Registrants Only
7:30 AM - 7:35 AM
Welcome and Introduction
Speaker: Rachel Rubin, MD, IF (USA)
7:35 AM - 7:55 AM
Sex Education - What We Want Every Provider to Know
Speakers: Michelle (USA) & Sarah Ponce (USA)
7:55 AM - 8:15 AM
Let’s Talk About Great Sex – What a Sexologists Wants You to Know
Speaker: Heather Howard, PhD, MPH, IF (USA)
8:15 AM - 8:35 AM
POC - Identification of Sexual Health Problems / Epidemiology
Speaker: Juliana Kling, MD, MPH (USA)
8:35 AM - 8:50 AM
Physical Exam
Speaker: Rachel Rubin, MD, IF (USA)
8:50 AM - 9:10 AM
Q&A
9:10 AM - 9:30 AM
ISSWSH HSDD Processes of Care and Mental Health Treatments
Speaker: Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, IF (USA)
9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
HSDD Non-Hormonal Pharmacological Treatments
Speaker: Heather Quaile, DNP, WHNP-BC, IF (USA)
9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
HSDD Hormonal Treatment: Androgens
Speaker: Sharon Parish, MD, IF, NCMP (USA)
10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
Q&A
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Break
10:45 AM - 11:20 AM
Painful Intercourse: Causes, Evaluation and Treatment
Speaker: Sarah Cigna, MD, MS, IF (USA)
11:20 AM - 11:35 AM
Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause
Speaker: Rachel Rubin, MD, IF (USA)
11:35 AM - 11:50 AM
Pain - Physical Therapy
Speaker: Jandra Mueller, DPT,MS (USA)
11:50 AM - 12:00 PM
Q&A
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Lunch - Pre-Course Registrants Only
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
Opening Ceremony (non-CME)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
Sandra Leiblum Presidential Lecture - Planning for the Future (non-CME)
Speaker: Sue Goldstein, BA, CCRC, AASECT-CSE, IF (USA)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
State of the Art 1 – The Network Approach to Psychopathology - An Insightful Way to Research (Female) Sexual Dysfunction?
Moderator: Karen Brandon, DSc, PT, WCS (USA)
Speaker: Marlene Werner (The Netherlands)
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Foyer
Break - Visit Exhibitors
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Foyer
First Time Attendee/New Member Meet-Up
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
Symposium 1 - Sexual Wellbeing in the Neurodiverse Patient
Moderator: Rose Hartzell, PhD, EdS, CHES, LMFT, IF (USA)
3:00 PM - 3:25 PM
ADHD and Sexual Function
Speaker: Stephanie Buehler, MPW, PsyD, CST-S, IF (USA)
3:25 PM - 3:50 PM
Supporting Sexual Wellbeing in People with Developmental Disorders
Speaker: Rebecca Kammes, PhD, LMFT (USA)
3:50 PM - 4:15 PM
Sexual Wellbeing on the Spectrum
Speaker: Amy Gravino (USA)
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Q&A
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Regency Ballroom DEF
Instructional Course 1 - Providing Care to Polysexual Patients (Separate Registration Required)
Moderator: Jeff Kiesner (Italy)
Speakers: Anna Randall (USA) & Richard Sprott, PhD (USA)
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
Research Podium Session 1 - Basic Science and New Technologies in FSD
Moderator: Joshua Gonzalez, MD (USA)
4:30 PM - 4:40 PM
Inhibition and Excitation in the Sexual Brain: An Useful Tool for the Prediction of the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypoactive Sexual Desire in Women with Sexual Dysfunction (#001)
Speaker: Elisa Maseroli (Italy)
4:40 PM - 4:50 PM
Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) and Female Sexual Function in a Preconception Cohort (#002)
Speaker: Julia Bond (USA)
4:50 PM - 5:00 PM
Localized Provoked Vulvodynia: The Role of Cyclooxygenase Enzymes in Promoting Inflammation and Pain Signaling (#003)
Speaker: Anna Baumer (USA)
5:00 PM - 5:10 PM
Routine Pathology Examination of Excised Specimen from Patients with Neuroproliferative Vestibulodynia (#004)
Speaker: Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF (USA)
5:10 PM - 5:20 PM
MRI Techniques for Imaging Biomarkers of Radiation-Induced Damage to Female Erectile Tissues and Other Genitopelvic Organs (#005)
Speaker: Deborah Marshall (USA)
5:20 PM - 5:30 PM
Genital Vascular Resistance as a Predictor of Cardiovascular Risk According to the Analysis of the Progetto CUORE in Premenopausal Women (#006)
Speaker: Elisa Maseroli (Italy)
5:30 PM - 5:40 PM
Testosterone Positively Regulates Adenosine-Induced Relaxation in the Vagina: An Experimental Study in Rats (#007)
Speaker: Sarah Cipriani (Italy)
5:40 PM - 5:50 PM
Vaginal Testosterone Absorbance after Sexual Arousal (#008)
Speaker: Kirstin Clephane (USA)
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Foyer
Welcome Reception
Friday, February 23, 2024
6:45 AM - 7:30 AM
Regency Ballroom DEF
Regional Networking Event (non-CME)
7:35 AM - 7:55 AM
Regency Ballroom DEF
Industry Sponsored Breakfast Innovation Showcase (non-CME)
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
State of the Art 2 – Immune Dysregulation, The Vaginal Microbiome, and Sexual Pain Disorders
Moderator: Janeane Anderson, PhD, MPH (USA)
Speaker: Bernard Harlow, PhD (USA)
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Regency Ballroom DEF
Instructional Course 2 - Mindfulness in the Treatment of Vulvodynia (Separate Registration Required)
Moderator: Heather Quaile, DNP, WHNP-BC, IF (USA)
Speaker: Lori Brotto, PhD (Canada)
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
Research Podium Session 2 - Sexual Wellbeing in Queer, LGBQ+, Gender Nonconforming & Underrepresented Populations
Moderator: Erica Marchand, PhD (USA)
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
Sexual Fantasy and Desire Differ for Plurisexual People in Same-Gender vs. Mixed-Gender Relationships (#009)
Speaker: Molly Irvin (USA)
9:10 AM - 9:20 AM
Erection Function and Bother in Transgender Women Taking Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy and After Pre-Vaginoplasty Bilateral Orchiectomy (#010)
Speaker: Sandeep Sandhu (USA)
9:20 AM - 9:30 AM
Prevalence of Sexual Dysfunctions and Healthcare Needs of Transgender and Gender-Diverse People: Results from a Representative Cross-sectional Survey in Germany (#011)
Speaker: Selina Marie Kronthaler (Germany)
9:30 AM - 9:40 AM
The Impact of Sexual Orientation on the Experience of Endometriosis (#012)
Speaker: Shea O'Donnell (USA)
9:40 AM - 9:50 AM
The Short-Term Effects of Testosterone on Quality of Life and Sexual Function Among Hormone-Naive Transmasculine in Thailand (#013)
Speaker: Ammarin Suwan (Thailand)
9:50 AM - 10:00 AM
Women with Postorgasmic Illness Syndrome: Data From an International Prospective Registry (#014)
Speaker: Olivia Paulsen, OMS-III (USA)
10:00 AM - 10:10 AM
Development of a Vaginal Dilator Device and a Home Insemination Device for Cis- And Transgender People, Based on the Actual Anatomy of the Pelvis (#015)
Speaker: Maurice Garcia (USA)
10:10 AM - 10:20 AM
Salvage Vaginoplasty with Single-Port Robot Assisted Tubularized Urachus Peritoneal Hinge Flap: Technique Highlights, Outcomes, and an Evidence-Based Proposal for How and When to Use (and Not Use!) Peritoneum With Vaginoplasty (#016)
Speaker: Maurice Garcia (USA)
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Foyer
Break - Visit Exhibitors
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM
Beacon Ballroom - Poster Station 1
Poster Session 1 - Trans, Gender Non-conforming and DEI (non-CME)
Moderator: Harper Jones, MA (USA)
Absence of Gender-Affirming Hysterectomies from Hysterectomy Sexual Function Outcomes Literature (#033)
Speaker: Allison De Moya (USA)
EDI Quality Improvement in Reproductive Medical Education: A Worked Model (#034)
Speaker: Sanja Kostov (Canada)
Women in Prosthetic Urology: Mentorship, Sponsorship, and Career Advancement (#035)
Speaker: Olivia Paulsen, OMS-III (USA)
Baseline Characteristics of Patients Undergoing Gender Affirming Hysterectomies (#036)
Speaker: Allison De Moya (USA)
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM
Beacon Ballroom - Poster Station 2
Poster Session 2 - Sexual Pain (non-CME)
Moderator: Joshua Gonzalez, MD (USA)
Vestibulodynia Secondary to Lumbosacral Annular Tear-Induced Sacral Radiculopathy (#037)
Speaker: Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF (USA)
Microbial Environment of Follicular Fluids in Endometriosis Patients (#038)
Speaker: Seung Joo Chon (South Korea)
Diversity of Causes of Dyspareunia in Real Clinical Practice in the Outpatient Gynecology Department (#039)
Speaker: Anna Maron (Russia)
Evaluating ChatGPT as a Source of Patient Education Materials on Dyspareunia (#040)
Speaker: Amy Huddleson (USA)
Sexual Dysfunction: A Common Problem in Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis (#041)
Speaker: Trisha Sindhu (USA)
Immunostaining for Markers of Mast Cells and Nerves in Both Excised Vestibular and Endometriosis Implant Tissues in a Single Patient (#042)
Speaker: Talia Wexler (USA)
Inaccurate and Inadequate ICD-10 Coding Related to Female Sexual Health Threatens Patient Care, Research and Billing (#043)
Speaker: Catherine Haering (USA)
An Innovative and Non-invasive Method of Reducing Pain Utilizing Vibration during IUD Insertion: Patient Reactions and One Provider’s Approach (#044)
Speaker: Nisha Mckenzie (USA)
A Physician's Guide to Lubricant for Sex (#045)
Speaker: Ryleigh Vanderschee (Canada)
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM
Beacon Ballroom - Poster Station 3
Poster Session 3 - Miscellaneous (non-CME)
Moderator: Tierney Lorenz, PhD (USA)
The Role of Adenosine in the Relaxant Mechanism of Rat Distal Vagina (#046)
Speaker: Sarah Cipriani (Italy)
Orgasm Ability and Mapped Erogenous Sensation During Receptive Vaginal and Anal Intercourse (#047)
Speaker: Jenna Stelmar (USA)
Peri-orgasmic Phenomenon in Women: Variability and Circumstances (#048)
Speaker: Lauren Streicher (USA)
How Much of the Genital Area Can Women Actually See Directly with Their Own Eyes? An Assessment of Genital Visual Fields Important for Cis-Gender and Trans-Gender Women (#049)
Speaker: Sandeep Sandhu (USA)
Results from a Patient Survey Exploring the Effects of Flibanserin in Women with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) Based on Treatment Duration (#050)
Speaker: Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, IF (USA)
Methamphetamine-Induced Vaginal Lubrication in Rats and the Estrous Cycle (#051)
Speaker: Maggie Mott (USA)
A Focussed Quality Improvement Project to Improve Sexual Wellbeing in Women Living With HIV (#052)
Speaker: Twisha Rohan (United Kingdom)
The Consortium for the Study of Women’s Sexual Wellness: Rational, Mission and Call to Action (#053)
Speaker: Carolyn Wheeler (USA)
Optimizing Internet-Based Psychosocial Intervention for Breast Cancer-Related Sexual Morbidity: Protocol for a Factorial Trial (#054)
Speaker: Kelly Shaffer, PhD (USA)
A Retrospective Analysis on the Benefits of an Over-the-Counter Combination of Aspirin, Acetaminophen, and Caffeine (Aac) in Menstrual Migraine (#055)
Speaker: Ashoke Mitra (USA)
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
ESSM Lecture - Female Hypoactive Sexual Desire and Women Wishes: Results from Multinational Survey
Moderator: Linda Vignozzi, MD, PhD (Italy)
Speaker: Yacov Reisman, MD, PhD, FECSM, ECPS (The Netherlands)
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
ISSM Lecture - Diabetes and Sexual Function in Women
Moderator: Linda Vignozzi, MD, PhD (Italy)
Speaker: Annamaria Giraldi, MD, PhD, IF (Denmark)
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Foyer
Lunch Break - Visit Exhibits
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Regency Ballroom DEF
Industry Sponsored Lunch Symposium (non-CME)
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
State of the Art 3 – Sexual Health to the People: The Media's Role
Moderator: Rachel Rubin, MD, IF (USA)
Speakers: Lori Brotto, PhD (Canada) & Rachel Gross (USA)
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
Fernand Labrie Award Lecture - Harnessing What We’ve Learned About Vulvar Disease to Improve Patient Care
Moderator: Linda Vignozzi, MD, PhD (Italy)
Speaker: Megan Falsetta, PhD (USA)
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Foyer
Break - Visit Exhibitors
3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Beacon Ballroom - Poster Station 1
Poster Session 4 - Psychology (non-CME)
Moderator: Heather Quaile, DNP, WHNP-BC, IF (USA)
Psychosocial Factors in Neuroproliferative Vestibulodynia Patients Who Underwent Complete Vestibulectomy (#056)
Speaker: Rose Hartzell, PhD, EdS, CHES, LMFT, IF (USA)
Increasing Intimate Interactions as an Intervention for Improving Sexual and Relational Satisfaction in Couples (#057)
Speaker: Mackenzie Sears-Greer (USA)
Having Sex Out of a Sense of Duty: The Influence of Nonconsensual Sexual Experiences and Sexual Functioning (#058)
Speaker: Kate Metcalfe (USA)
The Effectiveness of Systemic Treatment on Sexual Reluctance in Women (#059)
Speaker: Sareh Behzadipour (USA)
Implementing a Validated Sexual Dysfunction Screening Tool at an Inner-City Women’s Health Clinic (#062)
Speaker: Rosanne Zandvliet (USA)
3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Beacon Ballroom - Poster Station 2
Poster Session 5 - Menopause (non-CME)
Moderator: Sue Goldstein, BA, CCRC, AASECT-CSE, IF (USA)
Orgasm Function and Sexual Satisfaction: A Comparison Between Pre- versus Postmenopausal Cisgender Women (#063)
Speaker: Jenna Stelmar (USA)
Differences in Erogenous Sensation and Sexual Satisfaction Between Pre- versus Postmenopausal Cisgender Women (#064)
Speaker: Jenna Stelmar (USA)
Are Clinics That Do Not Have A MSCP-Certified Provider More Likely to Offer Guideline-Non-concordant Treatment? (#065)
Speaker: Jean Marino (USA)
Exploring the Impact of Alcohol on Sexual Function in Perimenopausal Women (#066)
Speaker: Nadia Islam (USA)
Assessing the Impact of Sex Education on Sexual Schemas, Sexual Self-esteem, and Sexual Satisfaction in Menopausal Women (#067)
Speaker: Sareh Behzadipour (USA)
Vaginal Estrogen Prescription Coverage in the Mid-Atlantic: A Cross-Sectional Study (#068)
Speaker: Sindhura Vallabhaneni (USA)
Assessing Readability, Understandability, Actionability, and Quality of Online Health Resources for Sexual Health During Menopause (#069)
Speaker: Jennifer Foster (USA)
Successful Treatment of Neuroproliferative Vestibulodynia in Menopausal Patients (#070)
Speaker: Sue Goldstein, BA, CCRC, AASECT-CSE, IF (USA)
Improving Trainee Comfort in Assessment and Management of Female Sexual Health and Menopause Through an Interactive Workshop (#071)
Speaker: Samantha Mannion (USA)
3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Beacon Ballroom - Poster Station 3
Poster Session 6 - Education (non-CME)
Moderator: Megan Falsetta, PhD (USA)
Associations Between Masturbatory Orgasm Function and Partnered Sexual Satisfaction in Cisgender Women (#072)
Speaker: Jenna Stelmar (USA)
Women's Sexual Dysfunction Training Module Increases Screening Comfort (#073)
Speaker: Vivian Pham (USA)
Are we there yet? Assessing our Current State of Sex Med Education (#138)
Speaker: Sasha Davenport (USA)
The Use of Online Educational Modules to Reduce Female Sexual Dysfunction (#075)
Speaker: Mary Lynn (USA)
Impact of an Online Education Intervention on Healthcare Providers' Self-efficiency for Assessment and Care of Clients Experiencing Female Sexual Dysfunction (#076)
Speaker: Juandria Montgomery (USA)
Women's Sexual Health: an Introduction to a BioPsychoSocial Lecture for Early Healthcare Training (#077)
Speaker: Emily Martinbianco (USA)
Assessment of Resident Education in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Conditions of Female Sexual Dysfunction (#078)
Speaker: Sarah Ponce (USA)
Encouraging a Greater Awareness Of All Relevant Factors When Sexual Medicine And Sex Therapy Clinicians Apply The Biopsychosocial Model (#079)
Speaker: Michael Perelman (USA)
Advancing Preclinical Medical Student Education: A Comprehensive Curriculum for Teaching Sexual and Reproductive History Taking to Medical Students Through Multimodal Teaching Techniques (#080)
Speaker: Mona Polavarapu (USA)
Accessibility and Prescribing Patterns of Hormone Therapies Amongst ISSWSH Providers (#081)
Speaker: Olivia Paulsen, OMS-III (USA)
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
Symposium 2 - Root Cause to Rehab: Management of Cancer-Related Sexual Dysfunction
Moderator: Shari Goldfarb, MD (USA)
4:00 PM - 4:18 PM
Cancers Caused by HPV
Speaker: Susan Kellogg-Spadt, PhD, CRNP, IF (USA)
4:18 PM - 4:36 PM
Management of Sexual Complications from Cancer Diagnosis
Speaker: Mindy Goldman, MD (USA)
4:36 PM - 4:54 PM
Physical Rehabilitation After Cancer Diagnosis
Speaker: Alexandra Hill, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA (USA)
4:54 PM - 5:12 PM
Managing Mental Aspects of Sexual Health After Cancer Diagnosis
Speaker: Kelly Shaffer, PhD (USA)
5:12 PM - 5:30 PM
Q&A
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Regency Ballroom DEF
ISSWSH Business Meeting (members only)
Saturday, February 24, 2024
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Regency Ballroom DEF
Special Interest Group Breakfast Session - Ask the Expert: A Multidisciplinary Panel on Sexual Pain (non-CME)
Moderator: Megan Falsetta, PhD (USA)
Speakers: Lori Brotto, PhD (Canada), Aimee Cloutier (USA), Megan Falsetta, PhD (USA), Andrew Goldstein (USA), Dee Hartmann, PT, DPT (USA), Heather Howard, PhD, MPH, IF (USA), Susan Kellogg-Spadt, PhD, CRNP, IF (USA), Jill Krapf, MD, MEd, FACOG, NCMP (USA) & Jandra Mueller, DPT,MS (USA)
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Shorelina AB (please get breakfast first at Regency Foyer)
Special Interest Group Breakfast Session - Scientific Network on Female Sexual Health and Cancer (non-CME)
Moderators: Shari Goldfarb, MD (USA) & Carol Kuhle, DO, MPH (USA)
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
Special Interest Group Breakfast Session - Management of Female Orgasmic Disorder: A Work in Progress (non-CME)
Moderator: Sue Goldstein, BA, CCRC, AASECT-CSE, IF (USA)
Introduction
Speaker: Sue Goldstein, BA, CCRC, AASECT-CSE, IF (USA)
Update on Physiology/Pathophysiology
Speaker: Barry Komisaruk, PhD (USA)
Cases
Speaker: Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF (USA)
Difficult Cases from the Audience
Multi-disciplinary Discussion Panel
Speakers: Annamaria Giraldi, MD, PhD, IF (Denmark), Rose Hartzell, PhD, EdS, CHES, LMFT, IF (USA), Stephanie Prendergast, PT, MPT (USA), Rachel Rubin, MD, IF (USA) & Alyssa Yee, MD (USA)
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
Journals Sessions
Moderator: Annamaria Giraldi, MD, PhD, IF (Denmark)
Speakers: Tierney Lorenz, PhD (USA) & Heather Quaile, DNP, WHNP-BC, IF (USA)
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
Symposium 3 - Multiple Pathways of Sexual Pain
Moderator: Jandra Mueller, DPT,MS (USA)
8:30 AM - 8:48 AM
Differential Diagnosis of Sexual Pain
Speaker: Stephanie Prendergast, PT, MPT (USA)
8:48 AM - 9:06 AM
Pelvic Contributions to Sexual Pain
Speaker: Michael Hibner, MD, PhD (USA)
9:06 AM - 9:24 AM
Sacral Contributions to Sexual Pain
Speaker: Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF (USA)
9:24 AM - 9:42 AM
Neural Contributions to Sexual Pain
Speaker: Jason Kutch, PhD (USA)
9:42 AM - 10:00 AM
Q&A
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Foyer
Break - Visit Exhibitors
10:05 AM - 10:35 AM
Beacon Ballroom - Poster Station 1
Poster Session 7 - Genito Pelvic Dysthesia and Sexual Pain (non-CME)
Moderator: John Vogel, DO (USA)
Exposure of the Vestibule to a Possible Allergic Trigger at a Very Young Age: Lifelong Neuroproliferative Vestibulodynia (#091)
Speaker: Sue Goldstein, BA, CCRC, AASECT-CSE, IF (USA)
Chronic Vulvar Pain and Urinary Disturbances Revealing a Large Tarlov Cyst in a 41-Year-Old Woman: A Case Report (#083)
Speaker: Sri Padma Ravali Kanigalpula (USA)
Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder/Genito-Pelvic Dysesthesia (PGAD/GPD) Secondary to Tarlov Cyst-Induced Sacral Radiculopathy (#084)
Speaker: Choll Kim (USA)
Daily Changes in Genital Pain, Non-genital Pain, and Mood, as Predictors of Sexual Desire and Sex with Partner: The Role of Positive Mood and the Need for a Positive Psychology of Sex (#085)
Speaker: Jeff Kiesner (Italy)
Medical Gaslighting and Vulvovaginal Pain Disorders (#086)
Speaker: Chailee Moss (USA)
Small Fiber Neuropathy and Female Sexual Function (#087)
Speaker: Jennifer Pollard (USA)
Contralateral Symmetry in the Topography of Self-Reported Vulvar Pain (#088)
Speaker: Jeff Kiesner (Italy)
Correlations between Immunohistochemical Staining and Pain-Related Assessments in Patients with Neuroproliferative Vestibulodynia (#089)
Speaker: Noel Kim, PhD, IF (USA)
Patient Beliefs and Experiences Related to Vibration Therapy as a Modality to Address Genital Pain: A Descriptive Case-Series (#090)
Speaker: Kathryn Barnhart (USA)
Delayed Orgasm Can Result from Lumbosacral Disc Disease Disrupting Genital Sensory Transmission in the Cauda Equina: A Review (#082)
Speaker: Medha Medicherla (USA)
10:05 AM - 10:35 AM
Beacon Ballroom - Poster Station 3
Poster Session 9 - Gynecology (non-CME)
Moderator: Sally MacPhedran, MD, MS, IF, NMCP, FACOG (USA)
Evidence-Based Strategies for Preventing Lower-Limb Complications Secondary to Prolonged Use of the Dorsal Lithotomy Position (#102)
Speaker: Sandeep Sandhu (USA)
The Crossroads of Inflammation and Scarring in Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus (#103)
Speaker: Sarah Fischer (USA)
Predictors of Length of Stay in Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Hospitalization: Insights from the National Inpatient Sample (#104)
Speaker: Donya Derakshani (USA)
Challenges With Diagnosis of Labial Agglutination Due to Lichen Sclerosus (#105)
Speaker: Esha Ghosalkar (USA)
Ovarian Reserve After Laparoscopic Cystectomy of Endometriotic Cysts and Other Benign Cysts: 36-Months Follow-up Study (#106)
Speaker: Young Sik Choi (South Korea)
Beyond Surgery: Investigating Magnetic Stimulation Therapy for Managing Persistent Urinary Incontinence After Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery (#107)
Speaker: Carolyn Delucia (USA)
Enhancing Pelvic Exam Comfort and Diagnostic Accuracy: Reviewing the Utility of Nitrous Oxide for Hypertonic Pelvic Floor Assessment (#108)
Speaker: Olivia Paulsen, OMS-III (USA)
As Seen on TikTok: Perceptions and Understandings of Hormonal Contraceptives on Social Media (#109)
Speaker: Jordan Beil (USA)
The Surgical Anatomy of Clitoral Innervation: A Review of the Current Medical Literature (#110)
Speaker: Elizabeth Bottorff (USA)
Platelet-rich Plasma for Improvement of Sexual Dysfunction: A Pilot Study (#111)
Speaker: Sung Eun Kim (South Korea)
10:05 AM - 10:35 AM
Beacon Ballroom - Poster Station 2
Poster Session 8 - Novel Drugs, Methods and Technologies (non-CME)
Moderator: James Simon, MD, CCD, MSCP, IF, FACOG (USA)
Sexual Experiences in an Exploratory, Phase 2b, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial of Sildenafil, 3.6% Cream for the Treatment of Female Sexual Arousal Disorder (#092)
Speaker: Andrew Goldstein (USA)
Impact of Enrollment Diagnosis on Efficacy Endpoints in an Exploratory, Phase 2b, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial of Sildenafil Cream, 3.6% for the Treatment of Female Sexual Arousal Disorder (#093)
Speaker: Andrew Goldstein (USA)
Measures of Female Sexual Distress in an Exploratory, Phase 2b, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial of Sildenafil Cream, 3.6% for the Treatment of Female Sexual Arousal Disorder (#094)
Speaker: Andrew Goldstein (USA)
Chronic Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation as a Potential Treatment for Sexual Dysfunction in Women with Spinal Cord Injury (#095)
Speaker: Elizabeth Bottorff (USA)
Understanding the Relationship Between Chronic Pain and Depression in Localized Provoked Vulvodynia (#096)
Speaker: Chrysilla Emanuelle (USA)
Measurement of Clitoral Pulse Amplitude with a Wearable Device (#097)
Speaker: Ashley Winter (USA)
Low Intensity Shockwave Therapy for Women with Sexual Dysfunction (#098)
Speaker: Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF (USA)
How Much is Enough for Botox(R) & How Much Botox(R) is Enough? A Review of Botulinum Toxin Injections for the Treatment of Hypertonic Pelvic Floor (#099)
Speaker: Kathryn Dumas (USA)
Masturbation: An Underutilized Treatment? (#100)
Speaker: Alexandra Dubinskaya (USA)
Shockwave Therapy for the Treatment of Postpartum Stress Urinary Incontinence: A Pilot Study (#101)
Speaker: Sarah Watkins (USA)
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
State of the Art 4 - Science of Sex Tech
Moderator: Noel Kim, PhD, IF (USA)
Speaker: Nicole Prause, PhD (USA)
11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
Foyer
Lunch Break - Visit Exhibits
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Regency Ballroom DEF
Lunch and Learn 2 - Non-Abrahamic Religions/Beyond Kama Sutra
Moderator: Sameena Rahman, MD, IF (USA)
Speaker: Sonia Bahlani, MD (USA)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
Lunch and Learn 1 - Sexual Health Advocacy
Moderator: Heather Quaile, DNP, WHNP-BC, IF (USA)
Speakers: Kelly Casperson, MD (USA), Jill Krapf, MD, MEd, FACOG, NCMP (USA) & Angelica Lindsey-Ali (USA)
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Regency Ballroom DEF
Instructional Course 3 - Sexual Health in the News: Getting the Clitoris Into the New York Times (Separate Registration Required)
Moderator: Sameena Rahman, MD, IF (USA)
Speaker: Rachel Gross (USA)
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
Research Podium Session 3 - Psychological Factors and Behavioral Treatments for FSD
Moderator: Jessica Yih, MD (USA)
1:15 PM - 1:25 PM
Flibanserin Improves Libido and Sexual Satisfaction in Women with Breast Cancer on Endocrine Therapy (#017)
Speaker: Shari Goldfarb, MD (USA)
1:25 PM - 1:35 PM
Pilot Testing a New Couple-Based Sex Therapy Intervention for Sexual Interest/Arousal Disorder (#018)
Speaker: Katrina N. Bouchard (Canada)
1:35 PM - 1:45 PM
Experience with Various Genital Vibrators: A Qualitative Study (#019)
Speaker: Lindsey Alpeter (USA)
1:45 PM - 1:55 PM
Use and Perceived Impact of Cannabis on Orgasm in Post Menopause Women (#020)
Speaker: Lauren Streicher (USA)
1:55 PM - 2:05 PM
Stealthing is Associated with Negative Sexual Health Outcomes among College Women, Regardless of Women’s Sexual Communication (#021)
Speaker: Katherine Bogen (USA)
2:05 PM - 2:15 PM
A Novel Surgical Technique to Create a Natural-Appearing Recessed Vaginal Introitus With Gender-Affirming Vulvoplasty (“Shallow-Depth Vaginoplasty”) Utilizing a Pedicled Advancement Flap (#022)
Speaker: Maurice Garcia (USA)
2:15 PM - 2:25 PM
The Impact of Title IX Mandatory Reporting Policy on Undergraduates' Likelihood of Reporting Sexual Violence (#023)
Speaker: Mackenzie Sears-Greer (USA)
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
Foyer
Break - Visit Exhibitors
2:50 PM - 3:20 PM
Beacon Ballroom - Poster Station 1
Poster Session 10 - Cancer & Chronic Medical Illness (non-CME)
Moderator: Olivia Paulsen, OMS-III (USA)
Sexual Health after Risk Reducing Salpingo-Oopherectomy for BRCA Patients (#112)
Speaker: Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA)
Practical Distress at Diagnosis Portends Worse Sexual Well-Being During Breast Cancer Treatment (#113)
Speaker: Madeline Higgins (USA)
HPV-Automated Visual Evaluation (PAVE) Study: Validating a Novel Cervical Screening Strategy. Preliminary results of Phase 1 from Cambodia (#114)
Speaker: Amelia Goldstein (USA)
Sexual Self-Esteem in Two Samples of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors: A Qualitative Investigation (#115)
Speaker: Megan Wirtz (USA)
Subjective and Genital Sexual Response in Female Breast Cancer Survivors: Results from a Psychophysiology Study (#116)
Speaker: Magdalena Sophie Grosse-Rueschkamp (Germany)
Evaluating the Use of the Female Sexual Health After Cancer Screening Checklist with Young Adult Cancer Survivors (#117)
Speaker: Lydia Chevalier (USA)
Orgasm and Heart Rate Variability in Female Breast Cancer Survivors: Results from a Psychophysiology study (#118)
Speaker: Carlotta Dörfler (Germany)
Coping with Breast Cancer: A Look at Expressive Writing Interventions (#119)
Speaker: Pooja Patel (USA)
Getting C-literate: Elucidating Bulboclitoral Erectile Tissue Anatomy and Histology for Applications in Cancer Survivorship (#120)
Speaker: Lucy Greenwald (USA)
2:50 PM - 3:20 PM
Beacon Ballroom - Poster Station 2
Poster Session 11 - Pregnancy (non-CME)
Moderator: Sameena Rahman, MD, IF (USA)
Discrepancy in Sexual Dysfunction, Sexual Desire, and Relationship Satisfaction Between Male and Female Partners During the Postpartum Period and the Impact of Postpartum Depression (#121)
Speaker: Mary Lynn (USA)
Rights-Based Reproductive Services in the Medical Schools in Three States in India: Baseline Findings of a Mixed Methods Implementation Research (#122)
Speaker: Madhu Gupta (India)
Female Sexual Dysfunction in Pregnant Patients: A Pilot Survey of OBGYN Residents’ Screening Habits, Methods, and Education (#123)
Speaker: Kristen Walker (USA)
Genitourinary Syndrome of Lactation (GSL): A New Perspective on Postpartum and Lactation-Related Genitourinary Symptoms (#124)
Speaker: Sara Perelmuter (USA)
Intrapartum and 30-Day Postpartum Complications in Pregnancies With Antenatal SARS-Cov-2 Infection (#125)
Speaker: Sriya Donthi (USA)
Maternal Mental and Sexual Wellness (#126)
Speaker: Vivian Glenn (USA)
Trauma informed care to reduce antepartum complications in survivors of trauma (#127)
Speaker: Alexandra Low (USA)
Abortion and the Myth of the Harm-Free Pregnancy (#128)
Speaker: Chris Creatura (USA)
The Representation of Female Sexual Medicine and Genital Anatomy in a USMLE Step 1 Resource (#074)
Speaker: Jen Romanello (USA)
2:50 PM - 3:20 PM
Beacon Ballroom - Poster Station 3
Poster Session 12 - Sexual Pain (non-CME)
Moderator: Corey Babb, DO, FACOOG, IF, MSCP (USA)
Women who report pain with sex have varying microbiome profiles based on age (#129)
Speaker: Pita Navarro (USA)
Prevalence of Conditions Involving Aberrant Mast Cell Activity in Patients With Neuroproliferative Vestibulodynia (#130)
Speaker: Sue Goldstein, BA, CCRC, AASECT-CSE, IF (USA)
Effectiveness of an Interactive Patient Learning Module: Intimacy in Pregnancy (#131)
Speaker: Mary Lynn (USA)
Miconazole Vaginal Cream and Acquired Neuroproliferative Vestibulodynia (#132)
Speaker: Talia Wexler (USA)
Self-Reported Efficacy of Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy as a Treatment for Pudendal Neuralgia: A Cross-Sectional Study (#133)
Speaker: Jenny Niedenfuehr (USA)
Effective Treatment of Menopausal Hot Flashes Improves Downstream Female Sexual Complaint (#134)
Speaker: Michael Krychman (USA)
Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Female Sexual Health: How Can We Do Better? (#137)
Speaker: Rebecca Pankove (USA)
Labia Minora: A Comprehensive review (#136)
Speaker: Adedayo Adetunji (USA)
Dysorgasmia in a Female Patient Following Tram Reconstructive Surgery (#135)
Speaker: Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA)
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
The Menopause Society Lecture - Trauma and Risk for Menopause- and Aging-related Symptoms among Midlife and Older Women
Moderator: Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, IF (USA)
Speaker: Carolyn Gibson, PhD (USA)
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
Symposium 4 - Kink and Rough Sex
Moderator: Alan Shindel, MD (USA)
4:00 PM - 4:25 PM
National Trends in Rough Sex Practices
Speaker: Debby Herbenick, PhD, MPH, CSE (USA)
4:25 PM - 4:50 PM
Neurologic Consequences of Choking and Breath Play
Speaker: Keisuke Kawata, PhD (USA)
4:50 PM - 5:15 PM
Consent and Pleasure in Kink Communities
Speaker: Anna Randall (USA)
5:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Q&A
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Seaview Ballroom
Mentoring Mixer (non-CME)
Sunday, February 25, 2024
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Foyer
Breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Regency Ballroom ABCH
Research Podium Session 4 - Assessment and Management of Sexual Pain
Moderator: Alyssa Yee, MD (USA)
8:00 AM - 8:10 AM
Developing and Testing an Online Primary Care Toolkit for Community Management of Vulvodynia (#025)
Speaker: Kate E. Hunker (Canada)
8:10 AM - 8:20 AM
Lower Sexual Functioning and, in Particular, Sexual Pain Is Associated With More Frequent Use of Alcohol and Recreational Substances With Sexual Activity in Young Women (#026)
Speaker: Harper Jones, MA (USA)
8:20 AM - 8:30 AM
High Prevalence of Symptomatic Clitoral Adhesions in Patients with Neuroproliferative Vestibulodynia Undergoing Vestibulectomy (#027)
Speaker: Alexandria Farrahi (USA)
8:30 AM - 8:40 AM
Identifying a Correlation Between Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (hypermobility type) and Genitopelvic Pain in Women (#028)
Speaker: Leia Mitchell (USA)
8:40 AM - 8:50 AM
Investigating the Overlapping Presentation of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Vulvodynia: A Systematic Review of the Evidence and Mechanisms (#029)
Speaker: Sara Perelmuter (USA)
8:50 AM - 9:00 AM
Patient-Reported Outcomes of Core Excision for Surgical Management of Neuroproliferative Vestibulodynia (#030)
Speaker: Sarah Ponce (USA)
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
Pain Mitigation Strategies Among Females Experiencing Painful Intercourse While Attempting Pregnancy (#031)
Speaker: Julia Bond (USA)
9:10 AM - 9:20 AM
A Review of Vestibulectomy Pathology Findings and a Call to Action to Standardize Pathology Reporting (#032)
Speaker: Kathryn Dumas (USA)
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Regency Ballroom DEF
Instructional Course 4 - Let's Talk Progesterone (Separate Registration Required)
Moderator: Jill Krapf, MD, MEd, FACOG, NCMP (USA)
Speakers: Anita Clayton, MD (USA) & Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA)

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