The fifth Irish Congress of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Perinatal Medicine (ICOGPM) will take place on 28 and 29 November 2019 in the Galway Bay Hotel.
This national conference is a unique opportunity to hear from experts representing a wide range of organisations involved in Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Perinatal Medicine, including
The theme of this year's Congress is current controversies in obstetrics and gynaecology. Topics to be explored include:
We are delighted to announce the following confirmed speakers:
The full programme for this event will be published soon.
Speakers' biographies will be added here as they are received.
Linda Brubaker, MD, MS is a board-certified FPMRS specialist at the University of California San Diego. She is a prolific researcher with well over 300 publications and multiple NIH awards, including serving as a PI for the NIDDK Prevention of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (PLUS) Research Consortium.
Her current research focus is the human urobiome, recurrent UTI and bladder health.
She is an Associate Editor for JAMA and the Editor in Chief for the Journal of FPMRS.
Dr. Brubaker has an illustrious academic profile, including service as the Dean of the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine for nearly 6 years.
Dr. Brubaker has received multiple awards which include the Lifetime Achievement Award (American Urogynecologic Society), induction into AOA (2013), Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit Honor Society, the 2007 APGO Excellence in Teaching Award, the 2003 Rush Medical College Distinguished Alumnus Award and the various Faculty Teaching Awards.
She has served as the president (and program chairs) of both the American Urogynecologic Society as well as the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons. She recently completed her term as the Division Director for the FPMRS division of ABOG.