International Symposium on Intrauterine Devices and Systems for Women's Health

- Virtual Series -

Virtual Series Schedule

All events are 11am-1pm Eastern

Registration is Free!

Organized in partnership with




Expanding IUD Service to Teen, Transgender, and Postabortion Patients & Economic and Health Impact of IUD Use

Confirmed presenters:

Anita Nelson, Paula Bednarek, Jennifer Hastings,

Jim Sailer, Alina Salganicoff, Michelle Moniz, Kristina Gemzell Danielsson



Emerging Technology & What is the IUD Learning Agenda?

Confirmed presenters: Diana Blithe, David Turok, Kim Woodrow, Vivian Brache, Alison Edelman

Sept 30: Completed

Patient centered care and reproductive rights and justice in IUD care & Demographics of IUD Use Globally and in the US

Christine Dehlendorf, Liza Fuentes, Jamila Perritt, Moazzam Ali, Megan Kavanaugh, Yan Che

Dec 9: Completed

Current IUD Technology & Adverse Effects of IUDs

Bimla Schwarz, Carolyn Westhoff, Klaas Heinemann, Beatrice Chen, Rebecca Allen, Maureen Baldwin, Luis Bahamondes

Jan 27:


US and Lower-/Middle-income Country Program Examples for Increasing IUD Access

Moderator: Ricky Lu

Presenters: Tessa Madden, Anita Makins,

Caitlin Quade, Kate Rademacher,

Jim Sailer, Tabitha Sripipatana, Susan Ontiri



Level 1 Evidence Validating Observational Studies & Non-contraceptive attributes of IUDs

Confirmed presenters: Mitch Creinin, Cynthia Harper, David Hubacher, Paula Bednarek, Jill Long, Anita Nelson, Lisa Natavio


Organizing Committee

Diana Blithe, PhD

Chief, Contraceptive Development Program, NICHD

Ricky Lu, MD

Director, Family Planning and 

Reproductive Health, Jhpiego

Lisa Haddad, MD, MS, MPH

Medical Director, Center for Biomedical Research

Population Council

Anita Nelson, MD

Professor and Chair

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Western University of Health Sciences

David Hubacher, PhD MPH

Senior Epidemiologist, FHI 360

Carolyn L. Westhoff, MD MSc

Editor, Contraception

Director, Division of Family Planning & Preventive Services, 

Columbia University Irving Medical Center


Supported in part by

Bayer Health Care

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Sebela Pharmaceuticals

Mona Lisa

A medical education grant from Cooper Surgical


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