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Sexuality in the Aging Female
May 23, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)

Many women present to the urogynecoloigst with vaginal and vulvar issues that have their origins in changes related to birth history and aging. Understanding the implications of these changes will play a role in medical and surgical decision with a clearer understanding of the sexual outcomes related to those decisions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the physiology and neurobiology of sexual functioning in women.
  • Review changes of sexual functioning related to aging.
  • Review urogenital changes related to aging, medical and surgical implications that impact sexual function
  • Reviewed topical vaginal treatments

Carol L. Kuhle, D.O., MPH is a Consultant and Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine with a second appointment in the Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine at Mayo Clinic, Rochester. After completing a family medicine residency at Broadlawns Medical Center, where she was elected Chief Resident and later served as Chief of Staff, she completed a Geriatric Fellow at Mayo Clinic, Rochester and then was the founding Director of a Mayo Clinic Affiliated Geriatric Fellowship. She then completed a fellowship in Preventive, Occupation and Aerospace Medicine at Mayo Clinic, Rochester and a Master of Public Health Degree at the University of Minnesota in 2011. She was awarded teacher of the year on 5 occasions as faculty for the Geriatric Fellowship and Mayo affiliated Family Medicine Residency. In addition, she was appointed Senior Medical Advisor to the Public Health Department of Iowa by Governor Tom Vilsack and was the Founding President of the Board of Directors for a Not for profit company that brought discounted prescription medication to seniors in Iowa prior to the creation of Medicare Part D. She is presently the Director of the Women’s Health Clinic at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN which specializes in complicated menopausal hormonal and sexual health issues for adult women with a special focus on cancer survivorship.