Program is subject to changes.
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Please note that events are taking place at a number of venues For easy reference, use this legend to help find your way:
V - Victoria Conference Centre
F - Fairmont Empress
There is no food or beverage permitted in the lecture theatre (all plenary sessions).
Dr. Lori A. Brotto PhD
Dr. Lori Brotto is a Professor in the UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and a Registered Psychologist. She is the Executive Director of the Women's Health Research Institute at BC Women’s Hospital. Dr. Brotto holds a Canada Research Chair in Women's Sexual Health. She is the director of the UBC Sexual Health Laboratory where research primarily focuses on advancing the science of psychological and mindfulness-based interventions for women’s sexual health. Dr. Brotto is an Associate Editor for the Archives of Sexual Behavior, has over 150 peer-reviewed publications, is passionate about knowledge translation, and as such, is frequently featured in the media on sexual health topics. Her book, Better Sex Through Mindfulness: How Women Can Cultivate Desire (Greystone Publishing) is a knowledge translation of her research over the past 15 years demonstrating the benefits of mindfulness for women’s sexual concerns and genital pain.
I do not have a relationship with a for-profit and/or a not-for-profit organization to disclose.
I do not intend to make therapeutic recommendations for medications that have not received regulatory approval (i.e. “off-label” use of medication).