2010 HEA Conference Program

Saturday, October 9, 2010

8:30-9:00 AM – Sign in/Welcome
9:00-10:00 AM – Hypospadias and Epispadias Epidemiology and Trends
Dr. Suzan Carmichael, PhD
Associate Professor, Stanford University Dept. of Pediatrics – Stanford, CA
10:00-11:00 AM – Social Impact of Disorders of Sexual Development
Dr. Tiger Devore, PhD
Psychologist and Certified Sex Therapist, Private Practice - New York, NY
Vice President, Hypospadias and Epispadias Association, Inc. – New York, NY
11:00-12:00 PM - Lunch
12:00-1:00 PM – Power of Resiliency
Barbara Neilson, MSW
Social Worker, Hospital for Sick Children – Toronto, Canada
1:00-2:00 PM – Sexual Impact of Disorders of Sexual Development
Dr. Tiger Devore, PhD
Psychologist and Certified Sex Therapist, Private Practice - New York, NY
Vice President, Hypospadias and Epispadias Association, Inc. – New York, NY
2:00-4:00 PM – Free Time
4:00-10:00 PM – Cookout, HEA Annual Meeting, and Campfire Groups

Sunday, October 10, 2010

8:30-9:00 AM – Sign in/Welcome
9:00-10:00 AM – Medical Overview of Hypospadias and Epispadias
Dr. William A. Kennedy III, MD
Pediatric Urologist, Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital - Palo Alto, CA
Associate Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine – Stanford, CA
10:00-11:00 AM – Mental Health and Disorders of Sexual Development
Dr. Tiger Devore, PhD
Psychologist and Certified Sex Therapist, Private Practice - New York, NY
Vice President, Hypospadias and Epispadias Association, Inc. – New York, NY
11:00-12:00 PM – Addictions and Disorders of Sexual Development
G. Billy Deegan, LMSW, CASAC
Psychotherapist, Private Practice – New York, NY
Executive Director, Hypospadias and Epispadias Association, Inc. – New York, NY
12:00-1:00 PM – Lunch
1:00-2:00 pm – Know Your Rights Regarding Surgery
Ann Tamar-Mattis, JD
Executive Director, Advocates for Informed Choice – Cotati, CA
2:00-4:00 PM – Free Time
4:00-10:00 PM – Cookout and Campfire Groups

Monday, October 11, 2010

8:30-9:00 AM – Sign in/Welcome
9:00-10:00 AM – Letting Go of Fear (Moving from Grief to Life)
Chris Arnold
Clinical Director, Provincial Networking Group, Inc. – British Columbia, Canada
President, Hypospadias and Epispadias Association, Inc. – New York, NY
10:00-11:00 AM – Testimonials
Select members of Hypospadias and Epispadias Association, Inc.
11:00-12:00 PM – “Courage to Shine”
Tom Exler
Founder, Courage to Shine – Pittsburgh, PA
President, Association for the Bladder Exstrophy Community – La Salle, MI
12:00 PM - Conclusion