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Reproductive Health 2014
Reproductive Health 2013

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Thursday, September 18

12:30 - 2:30 pm

Concurrent Pre-Conference Sessions

    Hands-on No-scalpel Vasectomy Training
    John Curington, MD, Sarah Miller MD
Hands-on Intrauterine Device Insertion Training
Patty Cason, RN, MS, FNP, Linda Dominguez, RN-C, NP, Mark Hathaway, MD, MPH
3:00 - 5:30 pm Educational Symposium: NEXPLANON® (etonogestrel implant) Clinical Training Program

Friday, September 19

7:30 - 8:30 am


8:30 - 8:45 am

Welcome Remarks and Alan F. Guttmacher Lectureship
Jeff Peipert, MD, MPH, MHA

9:30 - 10:15 am

Quality Family Planning Guidelines: Implications for Clinical Practice
Susan Moskosky, MS, RNC

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Concurrent Sessions

  • Women with Multiple Sclerosis: Improving Quality of Life and Reproductive Health Outcomes
    Lee Shulman, MD
  • Opiate Use in Pregnancy
    Amy Levi, PhD, CNM ,WHNP
  • ASCCP Cervical Cancer Guidelines Review Herschel Lawson, MD
  • Expanding the Reach and Implementation of Cervical Cancer Diagnostic Tools
    Nancy Berman, MSN, ANP-BC, NCMP
2:00 - 3:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions

  • A Case-Based Approach to Preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
    Lee Shulman, MD
  • Weeding Out the Myths: Marijuana Use in Pregnancy and Lactation    
    Laura Borgelt, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS
  • Emergency Contraception Update
    James Trussell, PhD

  • There's an App for That: Tools for Clinical Care Hershel Lawson, MD, Jacki Witt, JD, MSN, WHNP-BC, Beth Robbins, Lawrence Swiader
  • Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Contraceptive Care Bhavik Kumar, MD, Willie Parker, MD, MPH, MSc, Linda Prine, MD, Venis Wilder, MD
  • One Key Question: Screening Women for Pregnancy Intentions as a Critical Reproductive Health Strategy
    Helen Bellanca, MD    
  • A Multidisciplinary Model for Implementing LARC Programs in School-based Health Centers
    Aisha Mays, MD
  • A Business Model for Ensuring Access to LARC in FQHCs
    Lisa Maldonado, MPH, Linda Prine, MD
3:45 - 5:15 pm

Concurrent Sessions

  • Manual Vacuum Aspiration Hands-on Training
    Sarah McNeil, MD, MPH, Mary Fjerstad, RN, NP, MHS
  • Risk Made Real: An Evidence-based Approach to Addressing Risk
    Mark Nichols, MD
  • Overcoming IUD insertion Difficulties Amna Dermish, MD, MSCI, Dave Turok, MD, MPH
  • The New Norm: Integrating Sexual and Reproductive Health into Primary Care
    Helen Bellanca, MD, Joyce Cappiello, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, Melissa Nothnagle, MD, MSc, Erin Saleeby, MD, MPH, Jacki Witt, JD, MSN, WHNP-BC
  • Endometriosis: The Critical Importance of Timely Diagnosis & Effective Management
    Heather Guidone, CWC
  • First Trimester Bleeding: A Case-based Approach to Managing Common Yet Complex Scenarios Kelita Fox, MD, Linda Prine, MD
5:15 - 6:30 BREAK/EXHIBITS
6:30 - 8:30 pm Welcome Reception & World Contraception Day Kick-off Celebration

Saturday, September 20

7:00 - 8:00 am


8:00 - 9:15 am
  • Presentation of Awards and the Cushner Award
    Tracy Weitz, PhD, MPA
  • Preserving Core Values in Science Award
    Amy Hagstrom Miller
9:45 - 11:15 am

Concurrent Sessions

  • Evidence-based Changes and Community-based Provision of Medical Abortion
    Mary Fjerstad, RN, NP, MHS
  • Self-induced Abortion in the U.S.
    Susan Yanow, MSW
  • Contraception in Later Reproductive Years
    Margaret Long, MD

  • Vulvovaginal Atrophy: Opening the Conversation About Sexuality During Menopause Margery Gass, MD, NCMP
  • Extended Use of IUDs: How Long Can We Go?
    Sarah Pickle, MD, Justine Wu, MD, MPH

  • Tiered Based Counseling for Contraception: The Benefits and Potential Risks
    Patty Cason, RN, MS, FNP , Willie Parker, MD, MPH, MSc, Susan Wood, PhD
  • Preventing Teen Pregnancy in an Urban School-based Health Center
    Mark Hathaway, MD, MPH

  • HAART & ART: Reproductive Possibilities for HIV-Positive Individuals
    Nikole Gettings, RN, MSN, CNM
11:30 - 12:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions

  • From Bench To Bedside to Beltway: What's Next in the Treatment of Female Sexual Dysfunction Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, Sally Greenberg, Susan Wood, PhD

  • Health Provider Toolkit: Clinical Interventions to Improve Health Outcomes in Young Male Patients Dennis Barbour, JD, CAE
  • The Second Decade: Linking Teens to Care
    Sally Swanson, MSW, MSPH
  • Contraception journal Top Five articles
    Carolyn Westhoff, M.D, M.Sc., Dave Turok, MD, MPH
  • Comprehensive Contraceptive Counseling
    Patty Cason, RN, MS
1:45 - 3:15 pm


Decoding Desire Dilemmas and Counseling for Pleasure
Megan Andelloux, CSE

Raising Your Voice: Provider & Community Engagement
Jamila Perrit, MD, Linda Prine, MD, Leah Torres, MD

3:30 - 4:30 pm

Roundtable Discussions

  • Expanding Training and Access: A Community-based Reproductive Health Fellowship Model  
    Sarah Miller, MD, Linda Prine, MD
  • Peer Role Playing as a Powerful Learning Tool for STI Communication Skills Training 
    Amy O’Meara, DrNP, WHNP-BC
  • The Intersection of Sexual Violence and Reproductive Justice
    Rachel Perry, MD, MPH
  • Practical Strategies for Integrating Quality Male Reproductive Health Services into Your Practice    
    Hector Campos
  • Keeping Pace with the Evidence: Putting New Research into Clinical Practice  
    Bill Powell, DrNP, WHNP-BC, Jessica Reinholz, MSW
  • Transitioning: A Case Study on Provision of Transgender Care               
    Nikole Gettings, RN, MSN, CNM 
  • HPV Roundtable
    Susan Wood, PhD, TBD

5:30 - 7:30 pm North American Menopause Society Certification Exam

Updated: September 4, 2014