Friends of the ERC

THIS PAGE IS DEDICATED TO OUR SENIOR ADVISOR, NANCY PETERSEN, RN, FOUNDER OF THE WORLD’S FIRST EXCISION TREATMENT PROGRAM, AND TO THE MEMORY OF ELLEN JOHNSON, BELOVED ACTIVIST WHO CHANGED SO MANY LIVES FOR THE BETTER.

Herein you can find links to various organizations, centers and other resources who are leading the way in endometriosis. Inclusion herein does indicate endorsement by or affiliation with the ERC.

You can find Dr. Redwine’s works online at: endopaedia.info

Visit Dr. Eric Heegaard’s companion group to his award-winning radio show at https://www.facebook.com/groups/137842429593846.

Ken Sinervo, MD – http://www.centerforendo.com

Dr. Sallie Sarrel, DPT, ATC MEd, the world’s leading endometriosis-specific PT – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytnYiVgFcD0

Dr. John Dulemba – a world class robotics expert and endometriosis excisionist.http://www.davincihysterectomy.com/locator/surgeon_detail.aspx?doctorId=58326

Cindy Mosbrucker, MD, leading excision surgeon (Washington State)

American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists – the AAGL vision is to serve women by advancing the safest and most efficacious diagnostic and therapeutic techniques that provide less invasive treatments for gynecologic conditions through integration of clinical practice, research, innovation, and dialogue. http://www.aagl.org/

Jennifer Ritchie-Goodline, Psy.D. – Dr. Ritchie-Goodline, a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice, maintains a deducated clinical and research interest in women’s issues including endometriosis.  Dr. Ritchie-Goodline is a valued Advisor who has worked with the ERC many times over the years and has been a constant supporter of our efforts.http://www.drjenniferritchiegoodline.com

Dr. Iris Orbuch, MD – endometriosis/robotic excision expert

Click here to visit our friends at the Endometriosis Network of Canada

Armand Lione, Ph.D. – Dr. Lione is President, Associated Pharmacologists & Toxicologists, and author of the REPROTOX Database, an International resource aimed at providing scientists, physicians, and government agencies with information on the potentially harmful effects of chemicals and physical agents on human pregnancy, reproduction, and development. We have been delighted to support his work investigating the potential relationship between menstrual collection devices and endometriosis. www.assocpharmtox.org

Andrew Cook, MD, a former ERC board member and leading endometriosis author and specialist, Director of Vital Institute of Health

The Primate Freedom Project – The ERC is a member of this coalition dedicated to ending the use of nonhuman primates in biomedical and harmful behavioral experimentation.  The Primate Freedom Project has three components: Education, Advocacy, and Support.  The ERC is a humane charity and unlike similar Endometriosis foundations, does NOT support animal testing. http://www.primatefreedom.com/moratorium

The National Women’s Health Information Center – The NWHIC is a free service of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office on Women’s Health.  Our foundation has partnered, for several years, with the NIH in an Endometriosis education collaborative effort. http://www.4woman.gov/

The Centers for Disease Control Office on Reproductive Health – Government office dedicated to providing statistics and information on reproductive health concerns. http://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/

International Adhesions Society – A global organization with the mission to provide information to both patients and doctors on adhesion-related disorders, their treatment and prevention. http://www.adhesions.org/endometriosis.htm

Associated Pharmacologists &Toxicologists – http://assocpharmtox.org/

Realizing that there was little support out there for men like himself, in 1998, John Blondin decided to implement a program, MENDO for Men who Love Women with Endometriosis.