Mijal Luria

Mijal Luria

Speaker

Dr. Mijal Luria is the President of the Israeli Society for Sexual Medicine (ILSSM), the Director of the Center for Sexual Health at the Hadassah Mt. Scopus Medical Center and co-director of the Rotem Center for Multidisciplinary Sex Therapy, in Jerusalem, Israel. She is an attending obstetrician-gynecologist and sex therapist. She studied medicine at the La Salle University in Mexico City and completed the residency program in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Shaare Tzedek Medical Center in Jerusalem, followed by a fellowship in Sex Therapy at the Meir Medical Center in Israel and at the University of British Columbia Sexual Medicine Program in Vancouver, Canada. Her clinical work encompasses the treatment of couples and individuals with sexual problems, with a special focus on women sexual wellbeing. Dr. Luria co-directs the Jerusalem's Hebrew University Medical School course “Introduction to Human Sexuality”, created the program “Growing Together” for sexual education of early adolescents and their parents and created the “Healthy Relationships Program” for sexual education of high school students. Dr. Luria has ongoing collaborations on several research projects. She is a member of its executive committee of the European Federation of Sexology's (EFS) and is the co-chair of the EFS scientific committee. She is also a member of the European Federation for Sexual Medicine (ESSM) scientific committee. Dr. Luria serves the board of directors of the Israeli Association for Sex Therapists (ITAM).