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Functional Anatomy of the Lower Urinary System (On-Demand)
This webinar will be a review of relevant neuroanatomy of lower urinary system, commonly encountered disorders of function and important principles in management of functional urinary disorders.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe the neuroanamy of the lower urinary system.
  2. Know commonly encountered disorders of urinary function.
  3. Understand important diagnositc and management principles.
A native of New Orleans, J. Christian Winters, MD earned his medical degree at the Louisiana State University Medical Center. He completed his urology residency in the combined LSU / Ochsner program, and a fellowship in female urology and voiding dysfunction at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in 1995. He returned to LSU in 1998, and subsequently joined the staff at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation. He assumed the Chair position at LSU New Orleans in 2006, serving both institutions. He was appointed Program Director of the Ochsner / LSU Urology Residency Program in 2005, and was recognized by the AUA as Teacher of the Year in 2009 for these efforts. 

He remains the H. Eustis Reily Professor of Urology and Gynecology and Chairman of the Department of Urology at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. He also serves as the Vice-Chancellor of Clinical Affairs and Chief Executive Officer of the LSU Healthcare Network. He is Board Certified in Urology and was appointed as a Trustee to the American Board of Urology (ABU) in 2011, serving as President in 2016.     

Dr. Winters has served as President of the Society of Urodynamics and Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU), the Louisiana State Urologic Society, and as a Councilor of the Society of University Urologists. He was director of the SUFU Fellowship Committee and served as a member of the joint ABU / AUA Examination Committee. He also serves as a member of the American Urologic Association Stress Urinary Incontinence Guidelines Panel, the AUA-ABOG Stress Urinary Incontinence Outcomes Measures Panel and Chair of the AUA Urodynamics Guidelines. He served on the Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Committee as well as the Practice Management Committee of the AUA. Through these roles, he has frequently consulted in the area of voiding dysfunction and female urology.    

He is currently a member of: SUFU, the American Urologic Association, the Southeastern Section of the AUA, the International Continence Society, the American Urogynecologic Society, the American College of Surgeons, the International Urogynecologic Association and the Louisiana State Urologic Society. He was inducted into the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons in 2012 and the Clinical Society of Genitourinary Surgeons in 2017.    

Dr. Winters served as Associate Editor of Neurourology and Urodynamics and is on the editorial board of the Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and text chapters. Dr Winters’ bibliography includes publications on graft biomechanics and histology and is recognized as a leader in graft technology on vaginal surgery. This work has facilitated his advisory roles with the AUA in these areas, and he has represented the AUA before the FDA advisory panel.     

Dr. Winters has been recognized by “Best Doctors” since 2010, and as the National Association For Continence “Continence Care Champion” in 2016. He was presented the Cristina Manthos Award for mentorship of women in urology by the Society of Women in Urology in 2015. In 2020, he was recognized as Alumnus of the year by the Ochsner Alumni Society and for Distinguished Contributions by the AUA for leadership and teaching in the areas of voiding dysfunction and female urology.
Peter Aziz, MD, MPH, FACOG is currently a third-year Urogynecology fellow at Louisiana State University, New Orleans. He graduated from medical school at Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt, and obtained a Master’s in Public Health from the University of New England, Maine. Dr. Aziz completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago, Illinois in 2020. He then pursued further training in Urogynecology. He is also on staff as a board-certified OB/GYN Faculty at Louisiana State University, University Medical Center, and Touro Infirmary Hospitals in Louisiana. Dr. Aziz has been involved with AUGS for the past year while working as a member of the fellowship training committee. He is directly involved in planning fellows’ education including webinars, revising milestones, training materials, and sessions during AUGS annual meeting. Dr. Aziz is currently a member of the American Urogynecologic Society, Society of Gynecologic Surgeons, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and American College of Surgeons. He is also serving as a reviewer for the OB/GYN Green Journal and has reviewed many manuscripts since joining in 2019.
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Dec 31, 2024
Cost: Member: $0.00
Non-Member: $25.00
Fellow: $0.00
Student: $0.00
Affiliate: $0.00
Fellow-Program: $0.00
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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