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Diagnosis and Management of Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome

(Published May 2008)

Publication Information

Clinical Advisory Committee

Robert Moldwin, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Urology
Director, Pelvic Pain Center
The Smith Institute for Urology
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
New Hyde Park, NY

Diane A. Smith, MSN, CRNP
President, UroHealthcare, LLC
Newtown Square, PA

Contributing Staff /Consultants

Association of Reproductive Health Professionals

Shama Alam, MScPH
Education Associate

Beth Jordan, MD
Medical Director

Diane Shannon, MD, MPH
Consulting Medical Writer

Wayne C. Shields
President and CEO

Amy M. Swann, MA
Director of Education

Allison B. Korman, MHS
Associate Director of Education

Interstitial Cystitis Association

Ann Chesnut
Director of Communications

Libby Mullin
Government Affairs Consultant

Lucretia Perilli
Director of Medical Communications

This publication has been made possible by an independent educational grant from Ortho Women’s Health and Urology.

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Interstitial Cystitis Association of America
The Interstitial Cystitis Association of America (ICA) is the authoritative source of IC/PBS information in the US. A national nonprofit organization, the ICA educates the public and the medical community about IC, offers support networks for people with IC, advocates for research funding and patient rights, and funds research aimed at finding effective treatments ultimately, a cure.