1:00PM EDT to 2:00PM EDT

Topic: Baring it all: Understanding the sexual and reproductive health needs of people with rheumatic, inflammatory, and psoriatic disease.

Presenters:  Laurie Proulx and Antonella Scali

Date and Time: Monday, June 20th at 1:00 pm (Eastern)

Overall Presentation Goal: To equip session participants with insights into the sexual and reproductive health needs of women+ with inflammatory arthritis, rheumatic and psoriatic diseases and with opportunities for supporting women+ with these conditions.


Please note you must be an AHPA member or Invited Guest to attend this webinar.




Laurie Proulx has lived with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis for 30 years and it is her experiences that led to her involvement in the Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance (CAPA), a grass-roots patient driven and managed organization. Through her involvement with CAPA, she advocates for patient-centred health care policies and practices for people living with rheumatic diseases. She works extensively as a patient partner with health research, health organizations, and health policy. She works as a consultant where she offers services focused on community engagement, disability and health policy, and workplace inclusion.  

 scali_small   Antonella Scali is the Executive Director of the Canadian Psoriasis Network (CPN), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis (psoriatic disease) in Canada and led by a Board of Directors who are affected by these conditions. Antonella is a registered social worker with a background in direct clinical services and in policy analysis in community mental health in Ontario. 

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