Third Annual Gynecologic Pain Research Virtual Meeting

June 13, 2024 (1-5 p.m. ET)


Gynecologic Health and Disease Branch (GHDB), Division of Extramural Research (DER), NICHD


Webinar; registration is free but required


This virtual meeting will bring together investigators in the field of gynecology and pain research to facilitate collaboration and networking. During this event, participants will share ideas and discuss emerging trends within gynecologic pain research and within the wider field of chronic pain research as it relates to gynecologic pain. Additionally, staff from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will provide an overview of the FDA review of gynecological devices and investigational new drug processes.

This meeting will cover the following five major topics related to gynecologic pain:

  • Endometriosis-associated pain
  • Menstrual pain
  • Vulvar pain
  • Gynecologic pain management/treatment
  • FDA regulations and guidelines

Speakers will give an overarching view of the most relevant topics within their field of expertise, share their recent research findings, and discuss progress, successes, challenges, gaps, and potential future directions in a discussion session.

Individuals who need reasonable accommodations to participate in this activity should contact Shanard Starke at or 703-925-9455, extension 122 at least 5 days in advance.

Speakers (in alphabetical order)

More Information


For program-related questions: 
Helena Ahn, GHDB, DER, NICHD 
Phone: 301-827-3207

For registration-related questions:
Shanard Starke
Phone: 703-925-9455, extension 122
Mobile: 410-302-3409

Please note: Views expressed during NICHD-sponsored events do not necessarily reflect the opinions or the official positions of NICHD, NIH, or HHS.
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