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MISSION: The Patty Brisben Foundation for Women’s Sexual Health (PBF) promotes sex positivity and sexual health as an integral part of every person’s general health, well-being, and quality of life. Sexual health requires a positive outlook and a thoughtful understanding of sexuality and sensuality, especially in the ways they impact intimate relationships, personal identity development, and physical satisfaction and pleasure. We believe that sexual health is general health and deserves equal funding for research, patient education and support, as well as community outreach. The PBF is an international advocate of sexual rights for everyone, without exclusion. Women around the world and their partners, irrespective of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or gender identity, are entitled to positive sexual healthcare and expression. Our mission is to empower people to understand their bodies, improve communication with their partners and healthcare professionals, thus optimizing their overall physical, sexual, and emotional health.
SERVING OUR COMMUNITY: Our annual grant cycle funds clinical research, education, and outreach in our six focus areas: Vulvovaginal Pain Disorders, The Impact of Perimenopause and Menopause on Sexual Health, Intimacy-Related Sexual Dysfunction After Cancer Treatments, Libido and Desire, Physical and Sexual Abuse, and Female Genital Mutilation.
Board of Directors
Patty Brisben, Founder and President
Emily Pan, Esq., Vice President
Dan Vogelpohl, Treasurer
Julie Raleigh, Secretary
Amanda Jackson, MD
Liza Brackman, Esq.
Medical Advisory Board
Michael L. Krychman, MDCM, Chair
Cheryl Iglesia, MD, FACOG, FPMRS
Christine Vaccaro, DO, FACOG, FPMRS
Kathleen Novicki, PT, DPT, PRPC
OTHER WAYS TO HELP:
• Listen & Subscribe: Our podcast empowers listeners to advocate for their own sexual health, and provides up-to-date information about a variety of sexual health topics. Listening and subscribing helps educate and break the cycle of shame that many women experience about very common sexual health concerns.
• Financial Support: Individual donors and corporate sponsors are the backbone of the PBF’s annual grant cycle. Our donors believe that sexual health is general health and that women’s sexual health deserves equal funding for clinical research.
• Attend: Our Gala is the annual fund-raiser that supports our grant cycle. For more information on our 17th Annual Patty Brisben Foundation for Women’s Sexual Health Gala, visit pbf2022.givesmart.com.
• In-Kind Donations: The PBF welcomes in-kind donations from local businesses to use as part of our Gala’s silent auction.
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