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Panelist: Kathryn L. Burgio, Ph.D.
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Behavioral Psychologist
Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Kathryn L. Burgio, Ph.D., is a behavioral psychologist with 23 years of experience in the field of urinary incontinence. She completed her doctoral training at the University of Notre Dame and a fellowship in Behavioral Medicine at the National Institute on Aging. Currently, she is Professor of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Director of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Section in the Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Director of the UAB Continence Program, and Director of Research for the UAB Genitourinary Disorders Center.  She is also Associate Director for Research at the Birmingham/Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC), Birmingham VA Medical Center. Her research agenda in incontinence has included investigations of its prevalence and risk factors and clinical studies of the effectiveness of behavioral treatment with a variety of populations.  She is an expert in the behavioral treatment of incontinence, having focused on the use of biofeedback for teaching improved bladder control. She has completed several clinical trials investigating behavioral interventions and published extensively in the field of incontinence. She is also author of Staying Dry: A Practical Guide to Bladder Control, a self-help book for women and men with incontinence.

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