PMDD & Me - The Professionals Day
Winchester, England
Apr 24, 2020
Session Topic Start Time End Time Location Description Speakers
Aetiology and Presentation of PMDD 24 Apr 09:00 AM 24 Apr 12:00 AM Tory is the International Association for Premenstrual Disorders (IAPMD) Clinical Advisory Board Chair, and her live-streamed presentation at the 2019 Conference was so well received, we
Increasing understanding and prompt diagnosis of PMDD 24 Apr 10:15 PM 24 Apr 10:50 AM Increasing understanding and prompt diagnosis of PMDD
The Mechanisms of PMDD and the Role of Progresterone 24 Apr 11:20 AM 24 Apr 12:10 PM Professor Torbjörn Bäckström is an internationally renowned specialist in obstetrics and gynaecology and has been researching PMDD since the 1970s. Prof. Bäckström currently sits as the senior Consultant at the Department of Clinical Science and Director of the University of Umeå, where pioneering research into the first drug trial for PMDD, Sepranolone is generating very promising results. Dr Paula Briggs is a GP and Lead Study Investigator for the Asarina Pharma PMDD trial at Liverpool Women
The Role of Peer Support 24 Apr 12:10 PM 24 Apr 12:40 PM For over 20 years, Sandi has worked in the human services field with trauma, abuse, suicide victims, and survivors. She has taught college-level programs such as mental health and addictions. As a woman with PMDD, Sandi has been with IAPMD since its inception in 2013. Sandi developed the Peer Support programme and is a Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Facilitator. Sandi will present on the IAPMD Peer Support Programme and the importance of creating a WRAP Plan.
The Psychological Impact of Menopause in a PMDD Patient 24 Apr 01:45 PM 24 Apr 02:20 PM Diane Danzebrink is an internationally renowned menopause expert. As a Psychotherapist and wellness consultant, Diane supports those experiencing the menopause and specialises on the hidden aspects of mental and emotional health. Diane is the founder of the Menopause Support Campaign #MakeMenopauseMatter and campaigns for a better awareness amongst employers, health professionals and in schools. For more information see https://dianedanzebrink.com/
The Correct Management of Surgical and Chemical Menopause in a PMDD Patient 24 Apr 02:20 PM 24 Apr 03:15 PM Hannah is a General Practitioner and accredited Specialist in Menopause & Premenstrual Disorders, recognised by The British Menopause Society (BMS), The International Association for Premenstrual Disorders and The National Association for Premenstrual Syndrome (NAPS). In December 2018 Dr. Short was awarded the BMS/FSRH Advanced Certificate in Menopause Care. This enables her to receive external referrals and to lead a menopause service, both within the National Health Service (NHS) and the private sector. Hannah has a keen interest in the role of plant-based nutrition in health and disease, in particular, the association between the gut microbiome and oestrogen metabolism. For more information see https://drhannahshort.co.uk/
The Role of Employers Supporting a Patient with PMDD 24 Apr 03:45 PM 24 Apr 04:30 PM Clare is a Business Psychologist specialising in women’s health, with first hand experience of working with a reproductive health condition. Clare is a Board Member at the International Association for Premenstrual Disorders (IAPMD) and an affiliate member of The Association for Business Psychology, British Psychological Society and Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Clare-Louise was recently invited to join a Government Taskforce to address menstrual stigma and education in the UK. Through See Her Thrive, Clare supports organisations to ensure that no woman is disadvantaged at work because of a reproductive health condition. Clare will present on how health professionals can empower and support their patients with employment-related concerns. For more information see: https://www.seeherthrive.com/
My Identity as a Woman with PMDD - TEDx Royal Holloway 24 Apr 04:30 PM 24 Apr 05:00 PM As the co-founder of PMDD & Me C.I.C and a registered midwife, Alice seeks to empower advocacy in menstrual health. Alice will deliver her TEDX talk on the expectations and impact of gender socialisation on her as a woman and PMDD sufferer, leading up to her decision to undergo a hysterectomy in 2016.