I am extremely excited to announce a new contributor, Nicole Cirino, MD, CST, IF. Dr. Cirino is an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology and psychiatry at the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Medicine and is the director of mental health at the OHSU Center for Women’s Health. Dr. Cirino is a reproductive psychiatrist with expertise in perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and other hormonal-related mood disorders, including premenstrual dysphoric disorder, menopause, and other related issues. She is the course director of the reproductive psychiatry course at OHSU and the director of the Perinatal Mental Health Training Clinic in the Center for Women’s Health that trains residents, fellows, and students. She is an expert in sexual medicine, is an AASECT-certified sex therapist, and teaches female sexual dysfunction to medical students and residents. Dr. Cirino will provide new expertise in an important area of women’s health. Her first commentary appears in this issue. Please join me in welcoming Dr. Cirino.
— Jeffrey T. Jensen, MD, MPH, Editor