Curriculum Vitae

Elizabeth Plourde, Ph.D., NCMP, C.L.S.

Education

2005                San Diego University for Integrative Studies, San Diego, CA

                        Doctor of Philosophy, Psychology

1988                Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

                        Master of Arts, Psychology

1977                California State University, Hayward, CA

                        Bachelor of Science, Biological Science

Licensing / Certifications

2007                North American Menopause Society,

                        Certified Menopause Practitioner

1990                Psychological Assistant,  California License

1979                American Society of Clinical Pathologists,

                        Medical Technologist License #MT 126469

1978                                 Clinical Laboratory Scientist License, California #26737

 

Affiliations

Current             International Women’s Writing Guild

Current             Woman’s National Book Association

1987-1990        American Psychological Association

1988                 Psi Chi National Honor Society

1979-1984        American Society of Clinical Pathologists

 

Experience

1997-               Medical researcher, author, and lecturer specializing in the biochemical and structural

                        changes that arise from reproductive organ removal, and HRT

1995-1997       Laboratory Sales Representative, South Coast Hospital

1994-1995       Technical Specialist, Instrumentation Laboratories, Inc.

1992-1993       Medical Research Sales Representative, Oncor, Inc.

1990                 Psychological Assistant to Alex Luongo, Ph.D.

1989                 Psychological Assistant to Dan Montgomery, Ph.D.

1985-1992        Medical Sales Representative, Dianon Systems, Inc.

1981-1985        Medical Sales Representative, Cooper Biomedical, Inc.

1980-1981        Medical Sales Trainer, Beckman Instruments, Inc.

1979-1980        Technical Representative, Beckman Instruments, Inc.

1977-1978        Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Contra Costa County Hospital

Presentations

1)   Hysterectomy and Sexuality – Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA

2)   Protect Your Health and Sexual Vitality by Learning the Right Questions to Ask Your Gynecologist

      Female Sexual Medicine Center at UCLA – Los Angeles, CA

3)   Hysterectomy & Ovary Removal: Biochemical and Structural Affects

      Women’s Health Clinic, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

4)   Hysterectomy & Ovary Removal: Biochemical and Structural Affects – Women’s Health Care, El Paso, TX

5)   Hormone Replacement Therapy: There Are Answers! –  St. Mary’s Choice Health Fair, Victorville, CA

6)   Hysterectomy & Ovary Removal: Biochemical and Structural Affects – University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO

7)   Hysterectomy & Ovary Removal: Biochemical and Structural Affects

      Glendale Community College, Glendale, AZ 2002

8)   Women’s Health: Making Informed Choices – Kansas City Community College, Kansas City, KS

9)   Women’s Sex Hormones: Nature’s Awesome Elixirs of Life – Butte County College, Oroville, CA

10) Women’s Health: Making Informed Decisions – Weston A. Price Foundation, Annapolis, MD

11) Hysterectomy & Ovary Removal: Biochemical and Structural Affects

     Harding Community Education, St. Paul, MN

12) Sex Hormones: Awesome Elixirs of Life – The  Inside Edge, Newport Beach, CA

13) Hysterectomy & Ovary Removal: Biochemical and Structural Affects – Wayne Public Library, Wayne, MI

14) Get to Know The Body You Live In: Questions All Women Need to Ask Their Doctors

      Women’s National Book Association, Detroit Chapter

15) Hysterectomy & Ovary Removal: Biochemical and Structural Affects – Info-courses, Rochester, NY

16) Hysterectomy & Ovary Removal: Biochemical and Structural Affects – Learning Connection, Providence, RI

17) Hysterectomy & Ovary Removal: Biochemical and Structural Affects – Knowledge Network, Albany, NY

18) Women’s Sex Hormones: Nature’s Awesome Elixir’s of Life – The Knowledge Shop, Atlanta, GA

19) Hysterectomy & Ovary Removal: Biochemical and Structural Affects – Leisure Learning, Houston, TX

20) Hysterectomy & Ovary Removal: Biochemical and Structural Affects – Sage Ways, Albuquerque, NM

21) Hormone Replacement Therapy: There Are Answers! & Hysterectomies, Ovary Removal, and Tubal Ligations

     National Convention of the American Association of University Women, Providence, RI

22) Hysterectomies, Ovary Removal, and Tubal Ligations

     National Convention of the American Association of University Women, Providence, RI

23) Hormone Replacement Therapy: There Are Answers! – Soroptimists, NOW, American Association of University

     Women Clubs, American Business Women’s Association, and Brandeis University National Women’s Alumni

     Clubs throughout America

Media

1)   Hysterectomy and Sexuality: Sexless After Surgery – 20/20 ABC News, New York, NY  August 2003

2)   Hysterectomy and Sex – Berman & Berman: For Women Only, Los Angeles, CA 2002

3)   The Gary Null Show, New York, NY 2002

4)   Hysterectomy and Sex – Good Morning America – New York, NY 1998

5)   Hormone Replacement Therapy – TV coverage at NBC and ABC News San Jose CA, Los Angeles CA, Seattle WA, Providence RI, El Paso TX, Fresno CA, Chico CA, & Medford OR

Books Published

2011    Sunscreens - Biohazards: Treat as Hazardous Waste, New Voice Publications

2003    Hysterectomy? The Best or Worst Thing to Ever Happen to Me? A Collection of Women’s Personal Experiences, New Voice Publications

2001    Your Guide to Hysterectomy, Ovary Removal, & Hormone Replacement: What All Women Need to Know, New Voice Publications

 

Elizabeth Plourde, C.L.S., NCMP, Ph.D.

New Voice Publications

P.O. Box 14133

Irvine, CA  92623-4133

elizabeth@newvoice.net


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