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

- Virtual Series -

Virtual Series Schedule

Wednesdays, 11am-1pm Eastern

Organized in partnership with




Current IUD Technology & Adverse Effects of IUDs

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


Programs Increasing Access to IUDs and IUSs

Confirmed presenters: Ricky Lu, Tessa Madden, Anita Makins, Caitlin Quade, Kate Rademacher


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


New Approaches in IUD/IUS Provision & Public Health Impact

Confirmed presenters: Anita Nelson, Paula Bednarek, Jim Sailer, Bimla Schwarz


Emerging Technology & Identified Gaps and Future Research Goals

Faculty TBA


Putting Patients First & Demographics of IUD Use

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

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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