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Monday, April 4, 2011

Older Women's Sexual Health Web Chat

What happens to women, sexually, as they age? Which problems are most common and which remedies work? What are the keys to remaining sexually healthy and active?
Chicago Tribune health reporter Judy Graham will be exploring these questions on a web chat about older women's sexual health tomorrow at noon. Dr. Lauren Streicher and Sheryl Kingsberg will be the featured panelists. From

Lauren Streicher, M.D. is an assistant clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. She is a fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and a member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopic Surgeons, among several other organizations. An in-demand speaker and media commentator, Dr. Streicher has a particular interest and expertise in sexual health, menopause, minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic hysterectomy and alternatives to hysterectomy.

Sheryl A. Kingsberg, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist, is a professor of reproductive biology and psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and chief of the division of behavioral medicine at the department of obstetrics/gynecology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland. Kingsberg is a principle investigator for clinical trials in hypoactive sexual desire disorder and co-editor of an online curriculum on sexual health published by the North American Menopause Society. Her main interests are female sexual function and the psychological aspects of infertility and menopause.

For more information or to submit questions in advance of the seminar click here


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April 11, 2011 at 5:31 PM  
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