Seminar

MWRI Work-in-Progress Seminar: "Vulvodynia: Prevalent, Debilitating, Poorly Understood:Environmental and Psychiatric Immunoinflammatory Hypotheses"



Date
October 1, 2013
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Bernie Harlow, MD, MPH
Mayo Professor and Chair of the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health
Location
Magee-Womens Research Institute, 204 Craft Ave, Conf Center, 1st Floor
Contact
Kelli Lazar
Coordinator



klazar@mwri.magee.edu
Admission
Physicians earn 1.0 CME credits
Registration is not required.
A light lunch will be provided.
Description

Dr. Harlow will provide an overview on our understanding of the prevalence and phenotypic characteristics of this debilitating disorder. He will then discuss a conceptual model relating to its pathogenic mechanism and summarize his research from two population-based case control studies that assessed medical, psychosocial, and environmental risk factors that may influence its onset.