Biographical Information
Dr. Steven M. Minaglia is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the John A. Burns School of Medicine of the University of Hawaii.

He holds both the A.B. and M.D. degrees from the University of Chicago, where his undergraduate major was in the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science and Medicine. He completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Southern California. In addition to his faculty appointment, he is enrolled in the M.B.A. program at the Schidler College of Business of the University of Hawaii.

Dr. Minaglia is an internationally recognized speaker on the topic of pelvic floor disorders in women and has addressed such diverse audiences as medical societies, hospital administrations, and patient advocacy groups. His writing and research appears in several publications including Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urology, The International Urogynecology Journal, The Journal of Reproductive Medicine, and the American Urogynecologic Society's Literature Reviews.


Speech Titles / Topics
1. Sex Sells: The Birth of Cosmetic Gynecology
2. Elective Cesarean Section: An Argument for Pelvic Floor Preservation
3. Mind Over Bladder: What to Do When You Lose Control
4. Chronic Pelvic Pain: A Focus on Interstitial Cystitis

Additional topics:
1. Minimally invasive surgery in urogynecology
2. Robotic Surgery in urogynecology
3. Incontinence
4. Pelvic organ prolapse

Past Organizations Addressed
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists American Urogynecologic Society Society of Gynecologic Surgeons International Urogynecologic Society California Association of Nurse Practitioners Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee National and Regional Pharmaceutical Advisory Boards