Program

Thursday, November 17, 2022

7:30am Breakfast/Registration
8:00am Welcome
8:15am

Opening Address and Member Meeting
Sharon Bober, PhD, Chair, Scientific Network on Female Sexual Health and Cancer

8:30am

Survivorship & Sexuality
Maryam Lustberg, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine (Medical  Oncology), Yale University; Director, Center for Breast Cancer; Chief, Breast Medical Oncology, Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center

9:30am

Paper Session I

10:30am BREAK
10:45am

Health Equity, Global Health, Cancer & Sexuality
Narjust Florez, MD
Associate Director, The Cancer Care Equity Program; Thoracic Oncologist, Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

11:45am

Panel: Building a Multidisciplinary Sexual Health Clinic

Mary Jane Minkin, MD, Co-director, Sexuality, Intimacy, and Menopause for Cancer Survivors Program, Smilow Cancer Hospital

Elena Ratner, MD, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University; Co-Chief of Gynecology Oncology Section; Founder of Sexuality, Intimacy, Menopuase Cancer survivor Program

Johanna D’Addario, MHS, PA-C, Smilow Cancer Hospital, Yale New Haven Health
12:45pm LUNCH
1:45pm Paper Session 2
2:45pm Networking/Working Groups
3:15pm BREAK/Continued Networking
3:30pm

ISSWSH Lecture

Barbara Chubak, MD, Assistant Professor of Urology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

4:30pm Q&A
4:45pm BREAK
6:00pm Patient Advocacy Dinner

Friday, November 18, 2022

7:30am Breakfast/Poster Session/Networking
8:00am Welcome
8:15am Stacy Tessler Lindau Trainee Research Award Presentation
8:30am

Couples’ Communication & Sexuality

Hoda J. Badr, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Population Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine; Leader, Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences Program, Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center

9:30am

Panel: Metastatic Disease and Sexuality

Moderator: Jennifer Reese, PhD, Fox Chase Cancer Center

Hoda J. Badr, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Population Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine; Leader, Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences Program, Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center


Helen L. Coons, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of Psychology; Clinical Director, Women’s Behavioral Health and Wellness Service Line; Co-Director, Women’s Sexual Health Consultation Service, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Alexandra Zaleta, PhD, Senior Director, Research, Cancer Support Community

10:45am BREAK
11:00am

Women Entrepreneurs in Sex Tech & Cancer

Maureen Pollack, Inventor & Patent Holder, Co-Founder and President, Lovability
11:45am Closing Address

Jennifer Reese, PhD, Chair Elect, Scientific Network on Female Sexual Health and Cancer