Research in specific disciplines:
finding commonalities, develop joint concepts, interdisciplinary research areas

Dr. Charmaine Borg

Dr. Charmaine Borg

Working Group 1 Leader
Dr. Marieke Dewitte

Dr. Marieke Dewitte

Working Group 1 Co-Leader

WG 1 aims:

  • Establishing concepts and consensus on previous literature
  • Development and validation of instruments
  • Cross-national surveys
  • Development of intervention programs in subgroups.
  • New technology (ex: internet) and sexuality
  • Integration of basic and molecular research
  • Integration of interdisciplinary research
  • Identifying gaps in education
  • Bridging research and education
  • Show to policy makers that sexual medicine has impact in order to set an agenda for grant opportunities
  • Identifying other research issues

Working Group 1 has set the following goals for the next 12-18 months

  1. Setting the agenda for education and research
  2. Encourage recruitment by inviting members
  3. Balancing inside the group (gender, ECI, nationalities, specialties missing like gynecology, psychiatry, oncology, anthropology, venerology, …)
  4. Glossary of topics and concepts in Sexual Medicine across different disciplines

Working Group Members

Dr. Marco Alves

  • Portugal
  • alvesmarc@gmail.com
  • Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar
  • University of Porto
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Prof. Silvana Andric

  • Serbia
  • silvana.andric@dbe.uns.ac.rs
  • Faculty of Sciences at University of Novi Sad
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Dr. Goran Arbanas

  • Croatia
  • goran.arbanas@bolnica-vrapce.hr
  • University Psychiatric Hospital Vrapce
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Dr. Laura Baams

  • Netherlands
  • L.Baams@rug.nl
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Ani Bajrami

  • Albania
  • ani.bajrami@fshn.edu.al

Dr. Senad Bajramović

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • senad_bajramovic@yahoo.com
  • Urology Clinic, Clinical centre University Sarajevo
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Dr. Rafael Ballester-Arnal

  • Spain
  • rballest@uji.es

Michela Balocchi

  • Italy
  • michela.balocchi@gmail.com

Dr. Uroš Bele

  • Slovenia
  • uros.bele@gmail.com
  • University medical Centre Maribor
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Dr. Charmaine Borg

  • Netherlands
  • c.borg@rug.nl

Dr. Marcos Bote

  • Spain
  • mbote@um.es

Dr. Stephanie Both

  • Netherlands
  • s.both@amsterdamumc.nl
  • Amsterdam University Medical Centre, the Netherlands
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Dr. Dejan Bratus

  • Slovenia
  • bratus.dejan@gmail.com

Prof. Peer Briken

  • Germany
  • briken@uke.de
  • University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf
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Dr. Raffaella Ferrero Camoletto

  • Italy
  • raffaella.ferrerocamoletto@unito.it
  • Department of Cultures, Politics and Society, University of Turin
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Prof. Emil Ceban

  • Moldova
  • emil.ceban@usmf.md
  • SUMPh “Nicolae Testemitanu”
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Ana Belen Correa, MSc

  • Spain
  • 648450@unizar.es
  • University of Zaragoza, Spain
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Prof Carlos de la Cruz Martin-Romo

  • Spain
  • ccruzmartinromo@hotmail.com
  • Asociación Sexualidad y Discapacidad
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Prof. Alexis Dewaele

  • Belgium
  • Alexis.dewaele@ugent.be

Marieke Dewitte PhD

  • Belgium
  • marieke.dewitte@maastrichtuniversity.nl
  • Maastricht University. The Netherlands
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Dr. Ion Dumbraveanu

  • Moldova
  • iondumbraveanu@yahoo.com
  • The State University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
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Dr. Faysal El Kak

  • Lebanon
  • fk01@aub.edu.lb
  • American University of Beirut
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Dr. Margarida Fardilha

  • Portugal
  • mfardilha@ua.pt
  • Universidade de Aveiro
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Prof. Morten Frisch

  • Denmark
  • mfr@ssi.dk
  • Statens Serum Institut and Aalborg University
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Dr. Donia Gamoudi

  • Malta
  • doniagamoudi@gmail.com
  • Sexual health services, Malta
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Dr. M. Dolores Gil Llario

  • Spain
  • dolores.gil@uv.es
  • University of Valencia
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Prof Cynthia Graham

  • United Kingdom
  • C.A.Graham@soton.ac.uk
  • University of Southampton
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Prof. Nina Heinrichs

  • Germany
  • nheinric@uni-bremen.de

Dr. Juan Carlos Higuero Macias

  • Spain
  • juancarlos.higueromacas@gmail.com
  • Hospital Costa del Sol, Marbella
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Prof. Zdravko Kamenov

  • Bulgaria
  • zkamenov@hotmail.com
  • Clinic of Endocrinology, Medical University of Sofia
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Dr. Paraskevi-Sofia Kirana

  • Greece
  • pskirana@gmail.com

Dr. Kateřina Klapilová

  • Czech Republic
  • katerina.klapilova@seznam.cz
  • National Institute of Mental Health
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Prof. Barbara Krahé

  • Germany
  • krahe@uni-potsdam.de

Prof. Gunta Lazdane

  • Latvia
  • gunta.lazdane@rsu.lv
  • Riga Stradins University
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Vicky Lehman

  • v.lehmann@amsterdamumc.nl

Prof. Barbara Maier

  • Austria
  • Barbara.maier.mab@wienkav.at

Dr. Tomislav Meštrović

  • Croatia
  • tmestrovic@unin.hr

Dr. Alba Navalon-Mira

  • Spain
  • alba.navalon@ua.es
  • University of Alicante
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Melianthe Nicolai

  • Netherlands
  • m.nicolai@nki.nl
  • Netherlands Cancer Institute
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Prof. Pedro Nobre

  • Portugal
  • pnobre5@gmail.com
  • Faculty of Psychology Porto University
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Prof. Pedro F. Oliveira

  • Portugal
  • pfobox@gmail.com

Dr. Deniz Oztekin

  • Turkey
  • dcoztekin@gmail.com
  • SBU Tepecik EAH
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Prof. Patricia Pascoal

  • Portugal
  • patricia.pascoal@ulusofona.pt
  • Universidade Lusofona de Humanidades e Tecnologias (ULHT)
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Dr. Bruno Jorge Pereira

  • Portugal
  • brunoalexpereira@gmail.com
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Dr. Travis Salway

  • Canada
  • travis_salway@sfu.ca

Dr. Ege Can Serefoglu

  • Turkey
  • egecanserefoglu@hotmail.com
  • Bahceci Health Group
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Dr. Silvia Socorro

  • Portugal
  • ssocorro@fcsaude.ubi.pt
  • CICS-UBI, Health Sciences Research Centre
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Dr. Lucia Ucsnik

  • Austria
  • lucia.ucsnik@gmail.com
  • Medical University Vienna
  • Vienna, Univ.Clinic for Surgery, Dpt. f. Visceral, Vascular and Transplant-Surgery
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Piet van Tuijl, MSc

  • Netherlands
  • piet.vantuijl@ou.nl
  • Open Universiteit, Faculty of Psychology
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Dr. Joke Vandamme

  • Belgium
  • JokeL.Vandamme@Ugent.be
  • Ghent University
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Prof. PhDr. Petr Weiss, PhD., DSc.

  • Czech Republic
  • weisspetr@volny.cz
  • Institute of Sexology
  • 1st Medical Faculty
  • Charles University
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Ilaniek Zantingh

  • i.zantingh@nki.nl