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Prof Holly E Richter
University of Alabama at Birmingham

ICS 2021

Open Discussion Session 13 On Demand Anorectal / Bowel Dysfunction 109 Association of Placebo Response Genetic Polymorphisms and Outcomes of Women in a Randomized Trial of Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation or Sham in Women with Fecal Incontinence

ICS 2020

Podium Short Oral Session 38 Infection and Pot Pourri 600 Microbiome Predictors of Surgical Treatment Response in Women Undergoing Mid-urethral Sling Surgery for Mixed Urinary Incontinence

ICS 2019

Non Discussion Abstract Session 37 Non Discussion Abstract 748 Short-, Mid-, and Long-term Urinary Incontinence Outcomes in Women After Mid-urethral Sling

ICS 2018

Podium Short Oral Session 34 Bowel Dysfunction and Sexual Function 656 Clinical Evaluation of A Vaginal Bowel Control System for the Treatment of Fecal Incontinence

Podium Short Oral Session 34 Bowel Dysfunction and Sexual Function 661 Patient Characteristics Associated With A Clinically Important Treatment Response in Women Under-going Non-surgical Therapy for Fecal Incontinence

ICS 2017


ICS 2016

Open Discussion Session 7 Open Discussion ePosters 105 The ROSETTA Urinary Marker Study

ICS 2013

Podium Poster Session 20 Stress Urinary Incontinence 2: Surgery 183 The Effect of Age on Stress and Urgency Urinary Incontinence Outcomes in Women Undergoing Primary Midurethral Sling

Podium Poster Session 31 Faecal Incontinence 283 Incidence and Correlates of Anal Incontinence after Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injury in Primiparous Women

ICS 2009

Podium Poster Session 19 Rehabilitation 195 A Randomized Trial of Pessary vs. Behavioral Therapy vs. Combined Therapy for Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence

Non Discussion Poster Session 32 566 Characteristics of Obese, Overweight and Normal (Healthy) Weight Women Seeking Surgical Treatment for Stress Urinary Incontinence

ICS 2008

Podium Poster Session 11 Ageing 95 Two-Year Outcomes after Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence in Older Versus Younger Women

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Holly Richter

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Dr Richter is The Obstetrics and Gynecology Endowed Chair in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urology & Geriatrics, past Division Director and current Research Director of the Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery. She is the Medical and Quality Officer of the Ambulatory OB/GYN Clinics and Director of the Urogynecology Care and Genitorectal Disorders Clinics. She is Associate Director of Gynecologic Research for the Center for Women’s Reproductive Health and past President of the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons. She is currently President of the American Urogynecologic Society and serves as an Editor for the International Urogynecology Journal and Obstetrics and Gynecology.

In 2019, Dr Richter received the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Distinguished Surgeon Award. She was the Principal Investigator of the NIDDK-sponsored Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network and is PI of the NICHD-sponsored Pelvic Floor Disorders Network since its inception in 2001. She oversees other NIH (R01) and industry sponsored research. She was also the recipient of a 10 year mid-career award (K24, NIDDK) in patient oriented pelvic floor research and mentors many young investigators. She has over 350 publications, many in top journals such as JAMA and NEJM. Dr. Richter is the ACOG representative to the Section for Enhancing Geriatric Understanding and Expertise among Surgical and Medical Specialists (SEGUE) council of the American Geriatrics Society/Hartford Foundation. She has a strong interest in treating vesicovaginal fistulas and has visited Africa regularly from for the past 15 years.

Prof Holly E Richter declared on the Tuesday 28th March 2017 that they had the following existing or known future financial relationships or affiliations:

Symposia Medicus

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  • Research grant


  • Royalties