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The Endometriosis Foundation of America strives to increase disease recognition, provide advocacy, facilitate expert surgical training, and fund landmark endometriosis research. Engaged in a robust campaign to inform both the medical community and the public, the EndoFound places particular emphasis on the critical importance of early diagnosis and effective intervention while simultaneously providing education to the next generation of medical professionals and their patients.

25 with Endometriosis

25 with Endometriosis

By Jessica DiBernardo Endometriosis is the mysterious health disease that affects one in 10 women. It is a condition in which tissue, similar to the lining of the uterus, grows in other areas of the body (Ruggeri, 2015.) There is no cure. There…

New York Passes Historic Endometriosis Legislation

New York Passes Historic Endometriosis Legislation

EndoFound Inspired Bill to Bring Endometriosis Education to New York’s School and Medical Practitioners  The Endometriosis Foundation of America (EndoFound.org) is pleased to announce that its year-long campaign to encourage New…

Biological Woes of Womanhood

Biological Woes of Womanhood

**A Personal PSA on Living with Endometriosis** By Angel Stahr  “You’re not special.” Those were words uttered by one of my physicians years ago when I went into her office to talk about my extreme cramps and heavy cycle.…

Niki Militello Endo Story

Niki Militello Endo Story

My problems started when I was 17 and rushed to the emergency room. Doctors initially thought I had appendicitis; instead, they found an enlarged cyst on my ovary. This was also around the time I was missing my periods and experiencing constant…

How endometriosis disrupts women's lives:

How endometriosis disrupts women's lives: "Please just let me make it through today"

Georgie Kovacs Barden's path to motherhood spanned three years -- and 12 fertility treatments -- before she gave birth to her 3-year old son, Connor. At age 40, after seeing 10 doctors, she finally learned why she had difficulty getting pregnant:…

What Is Silent Endometriosis?

What Is Silent Endometriosis?

The lack of obvious symptoms can cloud diagnosis, lead to fertility problems. By Beth Levine Medically Reviewed by Kacy Church, MD Endometriosis and Infertility: What’s the Connection? According to the Endometriosis Foundation…

Padma Lakshmi Was One Of The First Celebs To Raise Endometriosis Awareness. Now She Asks: What’s Next?

Padma Lakshmi Was One Of The First Celebs To Raise Endometriosis Awareness. Now She Asks: What’s Next?

Padma Lakshmi was diagnosed with endometriosis in 2006, after experiencing symptoms for 23 years — and she’s been advocating for people with the condition ever since. About one in ten people born with a uterus have endometriosis,…

Red Carpet Interviews - Blossom Ball 2019

Red Carpet Interviews - Blossom Ball 2019

Blossom Ball 2019WEDNESDAY, MAY 8TH - Cipriani Wall Street   Hi, I'm Molly Qerim and Happy 10th Anniversary to EndoFound. Thank you for supporting 1 in 10 women with endometriosis. How did you first become involved in women's health…

10th Year Anniversary - Blossom Ball 2019

10th Year Anniversary - Blossom Ball 2019

Blossom Ball 2019WEDNESDAY, MAY 8TH - Cipriani Wall Street

Alicia Menendez - Blossom Ball 2019

Alicia Menendez - Blossom Ball 2019

Blossom Ball 2019WEDNESDAY, MAY 8TH - Cipriani Wall Street Alicia Menendez Good evening, everyone, and welcome to the 10th annual Blossom Ball. It is a very special evening because we also mark the 10th anniversary of the Endometriosis…

Tamer Seckin, MD - Blossom Ball 2019

Tamer Seckin, MD - Blossom Ball 2019

Blossom Ball 2019WEDNESDAY, MAY 8TH - Cipriani Wall Street   Tamer Seckin, MD Certainly this is different than the operating room. There are so many lights. We turn the lights off in the operating room. Thank you. Thank you. I'm so…

Fran Drescher - Blossom Ball 2019

Fran Drescher - Blossom Ball 2019

Blossom Ball 2019WEDNESDAY, MAY 8TH - Cipriani Wall Street   Fran Drescher Thank you. Thank you, thank you everybody. I'm so happy to be here tonight, and you know, and thank you, Doctor. All the doctors, all the honorees, all the…

Sandra Gelbard, MD - Blossom Ball 2019

Sandra Gelbard, MD - Blossom Ball 2019

Blossom Ball 2019WEDNESDAY, MAY 8TH - Cipriani Wall Street Sandra Gelbard, MD Thank you all again for being with us tonight. I want to start by thanking a few people right off. Subrata De, my Blossom Co-Chair, it's been such a pleasure…

Molly Qerim Rose - Blossom Ball 2019

Molly Qerim Rose - Blossom Ball 2019

Blossom Ball 2019WEDNESDAY, MAY 8TH - Cipriani Wall Street Molly Qerim Rose Good evening everyone. As many of you know, this can be pretty emotional. So I've got my napkins and my tissue's already, so please bear with me, and also my notes.…

Alaia Baldwin - Blossom Ball 2019

Alaia Baldwin - Blossom Ball 2019

Blossom Ball 2019WEDNESDAY, MAY 8TH - Cipriani Wall Street Alaia Baldwin Hello, everyone. So, our next honoree. She's a powerful one. She's powerful because she represents the future. Some of you here know her as a model. Her friends and…

Resistance Revival Chorus - Blossom Ball 2019

Resistance Revival Chorus - Blossom Ball 2019

Blossom Ball 2019WEDNESDAY, MAY 8TH - Cipriani Wall Street Resistance Revival Chorus  

Padma Lakshmi - Blossom Ball 2019

Padma Lakshmi - Blossom Ball 2019

Blossom Ball 2019WEDNESDAY, MAY 8TH - Cipriani Wall Street Padma Lakshmi, we'd like to welcome to the stage with a little 'This Joy'. We're going to take us off with 'This Joy'. But we need Padma. (singing) What a beautiful group. What…

Blossom Ball 2019

Blossom Ball 2019

Blossom Ball 2019 PROGRAM Blossom Ball 2019 WEDNESDAY, MAY 8TH Cocktails 6:00 pm Dinner 7:00 pm Cocktails & Dancing 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm Cipriani Wall Street55 Wall Street   CO-CHAIRS   Subrata De & Sandra…

Katrina Tysinger's Endo Story

Katrina Tysinger's Endo Story

Usually, an eye mask brings comfort. Living in Alaska, the Land of the Midnight Sun, an eye mask is a necessity. But I don’t think I can bring myself to put one on ever again. Endometriosis is a condition that I have survived. It is a…

Live Surgery 2019 by Mario Malzoni

Live Surgery 2019 by Mario Malzoni

Live From Italy Involving Bowel and Cul-de-Sac MARCH 11, 2019 (8-10AM) - LENOX HILL HOSPITAL 130 East 77th st. (Entrance near # 6 Train at 77th st & Lexington Ave.) by Mario Malzoni, MD Mario Malzoni is a world-renowned endometriosis specialist…

Patient Awareness Day 2019:<br /> Healthy Mind & Happy Pelvis

Patient Awareness Day 2019:
Healthy Mind & Happy Pelvis

Patient Day 2019 PROGRAMDesign Credit: Daisy Patton Dear friends and colleagues, On behalf of The Endometriosis Foundation of America (EndoFound), I am thrilled to invite you to attend our Annual Patient Awareness Day on Sunday, March…

2019: Targeting Inflammation:<br /><span>From Biomarkers to Precision Surgery</span>

2019: Targeting Inflammation:
From Biomarkers to Precision Surgery

Medical Conference 2019 PROGRAM Dear esteemed friends and colleagues, We are excited to invite you to witness a new era for endometriosis; both in fundamental science and in surgical technique. On behalf of the Endometriosis Foundation of America…

Endometriosis: Why Is It So Hard to Get Good Care?

Endometriosis: Why Is It So Hard to Get Good Care?

In a new report, the Society for Women's Health Research outlines reasons why women must fight to get a timely diagnosis and adequate care. By Beth Levine Although 10 percent of reproductive-age women live with endometriosis, a chronic disease…

Tamer Seckin, MD - Opening and Welcome

Tamer Seckin, MD - Opening and Welcome

Tamer Seckin, MD - Opening and Welcome Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn Auditorium, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York Cityhttps://www.endofound.org/patientday/2019…

Dan Martin, MD - Tomatoes, Placebos, Nocebos, & Theories: Educating Medical Professionals on How to Give Your Patients the Right Treatment They Deserve

Dan Martin, MD - Tomatoes, Placebos, Nocebos, & Theories: Educating Medical Professionals on How to Give Your Patients the Right Treatment They Deserve

Dan Martin, MD - Tomatoes, Placebos, Nocebos, & Theories: Educating Medical Professionals on How to Give Your Patients the Right Treatment They Deserve Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With…

Piraye Beim, PhD - New Developments in Predicting Diagnosis

Piraye Beim, PhD - New Developments in Predicting Diagnosis

Piraye Beim, PhD - New Developments in Predicting Diagnosis Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn Auditorium, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York Cityhttps://www.endofound.org/patientday/2019…

Horace Roman, MD, PhD - Surgery of Colorectal Endometriosis and Pregnancy Wish: Don't Worry the Patients!

Horace Roman, MD, PhD - Surgery of Colorectal Endometriosis and Pregnancy Wish: Don't Worry the Patients!

Horace Roman, MD, PhD - Surgery of Colorectal Endometriosis and Pregnancy Wish: Don't Worry the Patients! Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn Auditorium,…

Amanda Laird, Writer & Nutritionist - The Building Blocks for An Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Amanda Laird, Writer & Nutritionist - The Building Blocks for An Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Amanda Laird, Writer & Nutritionist - The Building Blocks for An Anti-Inflammatory Diet Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn Auditorium, Lenox Hill Hospital,…

Daphne Javitch, Holistic Nutritionist - Internal Flow for a More Vibrant Life: Relieving Stagnation By Activating Flow

Daphne Javitch, Holistic Nutritionist - Internal Flow for a More Vibrant Life: Relieving Stagnation By Activating Flow

Daphne Javitch, Holistic Nutritionist - Internal Flow for a More Vibrant Life: Relieving Stagnation By Activating Flow Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn…

Christina Liparini, PhD, LPC - It’s Not All in Your Head! - Effects of Inflammation on Mood

Christina Liparini, PhD, LPC - It’s Not All in Your Head! - Effects of Inflammation on Mood

Christina Liparini, PhD, LPC - It’s Not All in Your Head! - Effects of Inflammation on Mood Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn Auditorium, Lenox…

Arnold Wilson, PhD - It’s Not All in Your Head! - Effects of Inflammation on Mood

Arnold Wilson, PhD - It’s Not All in Your Head! - Effects of Inflammation on Mood

Arnold Wilson, PhD - It’s Not All in Your Head! - Effects of Inflammation on Mood Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn Auditorium, Lenox Hill Hospital,…

Panel: Patients Stump the Doctors - Bowel & Bladder

Panel: Patients Stump the Doctors - Bowel & Bladder

Panel: Patients Stump the Doctors - Bowel & Bladder Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn Auditorium, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York Cityhttps://www.endofound.org/patientday/2019…

Linda Rosenthal - #LetsTalkPeriod: Government Action and Advocacy

Linda Rosenthal - #LetsTalkPeriod: Government Action and Advocacy

Linda Rosenthal - #LetsTalkPeriod: Government Action and Advocacy Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn Auditorium, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York Cityhttps://www.endofound.org/patientday/2019…

Patient Day 2019 - Lunch, ENPOWR award presentation

Patient Day 2019 - Lunch, ENPOWR award presentation

Patient Day 2019 - Lunch, ENPOWR award presentation Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn Auditorium, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York Cityhttps://www.endofound.org/patientday/2019…

Carli Blau, PhD candidate - Endometriosis and Sexual Functioning

Carli Blau, PhD candidate - Endometriosis and Sexual Functioning

Carli Blau, PhD candidate - Endometriosis and Sexual Functioning Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn Auditorium, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York Cityhttps://www.endofound.org/patientday/2019…

Panel of Patients Stump the Doctors: Chest and Neuropathy-Sciatica Group

Panel of Patients Stump the Doctors: Chest and Neuropathy-Sciatica Group

Panel of Patients Stump the Doctors: Chest and Neuropathy-Sciatica Group Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn Auditorium, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York Cityhttps://www.endofound.org/patientday/2019…

Amy Stein, DPT, BCB-PMD - The Essential Role of Physical Therapy in Decreasing Pain and Inflammation

Amy Stein, DPT, BCB-PMD - The Essential Role of Physical Therapy in Decreasing Pain and Inflammation

Amy Stein, DPT, BCB-PMD - The Essential Role of Physical Therapy in Decreasing Pain and Inflammation Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn Auditorium, Lenox…

Allyson Shrikande, MD - Pelvic Rehab: The Role of Inflammation in Pelvic Floor Hypertonia and Neuropathic Pelvic Pain

Allyson Shrikande, MD - Pelvic Rehab: The Role of Inflammation in Pelvic Floor Hypertonia and Neuropathic Pelvic Pain

Allyson Shrikande, MD - Pelvic Rehab: The Role of Inflammation in Pelvic Floor Hypertonia and Neuropathic Pelvic Pain Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn…

Casie Danenhauer, DPT - Yoga for Endometriosis (Audience Participation)

Casie Danenhauer, DPT - Yoga for Endometriosis (Audience Participation)

Casie Danenhauer, DPT - Yoga for Endometriosis (Audience Participation) Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn Auditorium, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York Cityhttps://www.endofound.org/patientday/2019…

Jim Palmer, DPT - Positive Effects of Strength Training: Exercise and Hormones/PT for Endo Patients

Jim Palmer, DPT - Positive Effects of Strength Training: Exercise and Hormones/PT for Endo Patients

Jim Palmer, DPT - Positive Effects of Strength Training: Exercise and Hormones/PT for Endo Patients Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn Auditorium, Lenox…

Gerard Degregoris, MD - The Toxic cocktail: Endometriosis and Opioids - Fluoroscopic Guided Injections

Gerard Degregoris, MD - The Toxic cocktail: Endometriosis and Opioids - Fluoroscopic Guided Injections

Gerard Degregoris, MD - The Toxic cocktail: Endometriosis and Opioids - Fluoroscopic Guided Injections Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn Auditorium, Lenox…

Noemie Elhadad, PhD - Predicting Endometriosis: Can Artificial Intelligence Strengthen the Patient Voice?

Noemie Elhadad, PhD - Predicting Endometriosis: Can Artificial Intelligence Strengthen the Patient Voice?

Noemie Elhadad, PhD - Predicting Endometriosis: Can Artificial Intelligence Strengthen the Patient Voice? Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn Auditorium,…

Daniel Camburn, LAc - Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine: Alternative Methods to Stop and Reverse Inflammation

Daniel Camburn, LAc - Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine: Alternative Methods to Stop and Reverse Inflammation

Daniel Camburn, LAc - Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine: Alternative Methods to Stop and Reverse Inflammation Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn Auditorium,…

Tomer Singer, MD - Why Some Eggs Belong in the Freezer

Tomer Singer, MD - Why Some Eggs Belong in the Freezer

Tomer Singer, MD - Why Some Eggs Belong in the Freezer Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn Auditorium, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York Cityhttps://www.endofound.org/patientday/2019…

Patient Day 2019: Panel Discussion & Closing Remarks

Patient Day 2019: Panel Discussion & Closing Remarks

Patient Day 2019: Panel Discussion & Closing Remarks Patient Awareness Day 2019: HEALTHY MIND & HAPPY PELVISLiving Your Best Life With EndoMarch 10, 2019 (8am - 5pm)Einhorn Auditorium, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York Cityhttps://www.endofound.org/patientday/2019…

Tamer Seckin MD - How Did We Get Here & Why Are We

Tamer Seckin MD - How Did We Get Here & Why Are We "Targeting Inflammation"?

Tamer Seckin, MDOpening and Welcome EndoFound 2019: How Did We Get Here & Why Are We "Targeting Inflammation"? Endometriosis Foundation of AmericaMedical Conference 2019Targeting Inflammation:From Biomarkers to Precision SurgeryMarch 8-9,…

Frank Chervenak, MD - Professional Ethics of the Diagnosis and Management of  Endometriosis

Frank Chervenak, MD - Professional Ethics of the Diagnosis and Management of Endometriosis

Professional Ethics of the Diagnosis and Management of EndometriosisFrank Chervenak, MD Endometriosis Foundation of AmericaMedical Conference 2019Targeting Inflammation:From Biomarkers to Precision SurgeryMarch 8-9, 2019 - Lenox Hill Hospital,…