Update on Polycystic ovarian Syndrome seminar Event as iCalendar

10 August 2017

1:30 - 5:30pm

Venue: Lecture Theatre 501-110

Location: Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, 85 Park Road, Grafton

Contact email: pcos-seminar@auckland.ac.nz

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Professor Legro

Presented by Professor Legro 

Join us for this informative seminar. Listen to presentations from experts and professionals in the field such as the highly regarded Professor Legro along with Fertility Associates, Fertility Plus, ADHB and more.

Professor Legro is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Public Health Services at Penn State College of Medicine (U.S.A). He is an internationally recognised expert in fertility and polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Biography

Professor Legro is the Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Public Health Sciences at Penn State College of Medicine. He has had many important national and international roles but perhaps the most important is his leadership of several large randomised controlled trials for the Cooperative Multicenter Reproductive Medicine Network of the NIH. He is first author of four New England Journal of Medicine articles as well as many other highly regarded journals for the specialty of reproductive medicine. His topics of interest are fertility, obesity, genomics, insulin resistance, and clinical trials. 

This seminar will be of interest to:

  • Gynaecologists and associated nursing staff  
  • Endocrinologists and associated nursing staff
  • General practitioners
  • Fertility clinic staff
  • Laboratory staff
  • Medical and Nursing students
  • Trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Endocrinology and General Medicine. 

 

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Seminar programme

Time

Title

Presenter

Institution

1.00

Welcome and introductions

Professor Cindy Farquhar

University of Auckland, Fertility Plus

1.10

Evidence Based Long Term Care in Women with PCOS

Professor Rick Legro

Penn State University

2.00

Metformin’s place in treating infertility – worth the effort?

Professor Neil Johnson

Repromed

2.45

Letrozole in preference to Clomiphene?

Emily Liu

Fertility Plus and Repromed 

3.00

What ever happened to laparoscopic ovarian diathermy for PCOS?

Laura Miller

Fertility Plus

3.15

What about gonadotrophins for PCOS?

Tze Wong

 

Fertility Associates

3.30

Afternoon tea

4.00

Functional hypothalamic amenorrhoea vs lean PCOS

Megan Oglivie

Fertility Associates and ADHB

4.15

Hirsutism and acne – how to manage

Stella Milsom

Fertility Associates and ADHB

4.30

The adolescent and PCOS 

Saman Moeed

Women’s Health, ADHB

4.45

Obesity and PCOS – does PCOS lead to obesity and make weight reduction difficult?

Devashana Gupta

 Fertility Plus and Repromed 

5.00

IVF and the PCOS patient

Shelley Reilly

Fertility Plus and Repromed 

5.15

Discussion

 

 

5.30

Drinks