Guest: Dr. JoAnn Pinkerton
Presenter: Neal Howard
Guest Bio: A nationally and internationally recognized leader in the field of menopause and women’s health, Dr. Pinkerton has been a NAMS member since 1992, serving on the Board of Trustees from 2004 to 2010. She was the Society’s President in 2008-2009 and is a NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP). Dr. Pinkerton has also been a member of many of the Society’s Committees, including serving as Chair of the 2008 Scientific Program Committee.
Dr. Pinkerton is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Division Director of Midlife Health at the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Virginia..
Segment overview: Dr. JoAnn Pinkerton discusses the benefits of hormone therapy. Vaginal estrogen has proven success with handling menopause-related vaginal problems, as well as its lower risks compared with systemic hormone therapy.