Samantha J. Pulliam, MD
Chair, Chief Medical Officer
Renovia Inc., Boston, MA

Assistant Professor and Director, Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Sarah H. Boyles, MD, MPH
Managing Partner, Urogynecology
The Oregon Clinic
Portland, OR

Marianna Alperin, MD
Assistant Professor of Reproductive Medicine, Urogynecology
UC San Diego Health
San Diego, CA

Leslie M. Rickey, MPH, MD
Associate Professor of Urology and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Fellowship Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Yale School of Medicine, Urology
New Haven, CT

Mickey M. Karram, MD

Dr. Karram is an internationally-renowned urogynecologist and pelvic surgeon. He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and completed his fellowship training in urogynecology and reconstructive surgery at Harbor UCLA School of Medicine.

He is currently the Director of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Surgery at The Christ Hospital; medical director of The Christ Hospital Pelvic Floor Center and Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine. He is editor-in-chief of the International Urogynecology Journal and the consumer publication Female Health Today (formerly Women’s Health Today), and is past president of the American Urogynecology Society.

He has published more than 200 scientific articles and book chapters and has co-authored numerous medical textbooks including “Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery,” published by Mosby, the “Atlas of Pelvic Anatomy and Gynecologic Surgery,” published by Saunders, and “The Pelvic Surgery Video Atlas,” published by Elsevier. Dr. Karram has directed a number of postgraduate teaching courses throughout the United States and abroad. He has been invited to lecture and perform live surgeries throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia.

Dr. Karram has been designated by Good Housekeeping Magazine as one of the “Best Doctors in America for Women.” Dr. Karram is also co-founder (with his wife Mona) of the national, non-for-profit 50l(c)3 “Foundation for Female Health Awareness,” which raises money to support educational endeavors on women’s health, and also funds much needed, unbiased medical research in gender-specific medicine. For more information, visit

Jay Cohen, MD
Dr. Jay Steven Cohen, M.D, F.A.C.O.G., serves as Medical Director at Sheridan Clinical Research, Inc. Dr. Cohen has been Medical Director and Principal Investigator for Pharmaceutical Clinical Trials, Sheridan Healthcorp, Inc. since June 1999.

He has over 20 years Investigator experience. Dr. Cohen serves as Member of Board for Experts of eDiets Corporate Services. He served as Sub-Investigator at Peninsular Testing Corp. Phase I/II Studies from 1990 to 2000. Dr. Cohen maintains an extensive practice in South Florida, is a high-profile author and guest lecturer, and was a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Miami School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital.

He served as a Board Member of the American Cancer Society on its Breast Task Force. Dr. Cohen is the recipient of numerous honors and awards for his practice in medicine. He was mentioned in Miami Magazine as one of South Florida’s ‘Top Docs” as recognized by other physicians 1997-1998. Dr. Cohen was voted one of the “Top Docs in his Field” for years: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 in a National Magazine. He was named in “Best Doctors in America” in 2001-2002, 2005-2006, and 2009-2011. Dr. Cohen received Cambridge Who’s Who, Professional Physicians Honor 2007 & 2008. He received Patient’s Choice Award 2008-2009.

Dr. Cohen is a board certified OB/GYN and diplomat of the American College of Obstetrics. He holds Certification of a Diplomate American College of Obstetrics. Dr. Cohen holds BS in Chemistry from University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. He graduated from UHS/The Chicago Medical School and served his residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he received the Administrative Chief Resident Award in the department of OB/GYN.

Roger R. Dmochowski, MD, MMHC
Dr. Dmochowski is a Professor at the Department of Urology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville and Director of the Section of Female Pelvic Medicine and supervisor of the Fellowship in Pelvic Medicine at Vanderbilt. He is also Clinical Assistant Professor in Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland and holds additional positions as Vice Chair, Section of Surgical Sciences Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Associate Director of Quality and Safety, Vanderbilt Health System, Executive Director of Risk Prevention for Vanderbilt Health System, Executive Medical Director for Patient Safety and Quality (Surgery),Associate Chief of Staff, and Medical Director of Risk Management at Vanderbilt University Hospital.

Dr. Dmochowski received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He completed an internship and residency in surgery and urology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and at the M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute in Texas. In addition, Dr. Dmochowski is subspecialty fellowship trained in female urology, neurourology, urodynamics and reconstructive urology. He is board certified in urology.

Dr. Dmochowski has published more than 230 articles and 68 book chapters, and 340 abstracts, and has given over 230 presentations at various national and international meetings. He has been featured in videotapes and CD-ROMS on the management of urinary incontinence. Dr. Dmochowski is on the editorial board for the World Journal of Urology, Neurourology and Urodynamics, and International Journal of Urogynecology and the AUA Office of Education CD-ROM Series, and he is a reviewer for the Journal of Urology, and Urology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Urological Association and International Continence Society. Dr. Dmochowski has been granted the Zimskind Award from the Urodynamics Society for his accomplishment in clinical treatment for incontinence. His current research interests are outcomes of incontinence therapies with a particular emphasis on quality of life issues. He also is active in bio materials evaluation.