Dr. Jacques Buvat has been the director of the Centre d'Etude et de Traitement de la Pathologie de l'Appareil Reproducteur et de la Psychosomatique (CETPARP) in Lille, France since 1974. The center's research focuses on sexual dysfunctions, especially erectile dysfunction, infertility and in vitro fertilization, and endocrinology in gynecology and andrology. Dr. Buvat is a member of editorial boards for the International Journal of Impotence Research, Archivio Italiano Nephrologia And rologia, Andrologie and Gynécologie Obstétrique Fertilité. He is also the chief editor of bulletins for the International Society for Sexual and Impotence Research and the French Société de Médecine de la Reproduction. Active in the International Society for Sexual and Impotence Research since 1985, Dr. Buvat is currently the president-elect after having been secretary general and treasurer from 1996 to 2000. From 1991 to 1993, Dr. Buvat served as president of the French Speaking Society of Andrology and also directed the series "Progress In Andrology." He is a member of numerous professional societies, including the European Society for Impotence Research and has written more than 300 scientific papers or chapters in books. Jacques Buvat is also the president of the Association pour l'Etude et le Traitement de la Pathologie de l'Appareil Reproducteur et de la Psychomatique, and of the Association pour le Développement de l'Information et de la Recherche sur la Sexualité (ADIRS), a non profit organisation dedicated to informing the public on sexuality and sexual problems. ADIRS is the French chapter of the European Sexual Dysfunction Alliance (ESDA).