Sandrine Atallah, MD, MHM, FECSM, ECPS is a consultant in sexual medicine and a certified psychosexologist.
She graduated as a Medical Doctor from the Saint Joseph medical Faculty (2004). She then obtained her degree in clinical sexology from René Descartes University, Paris V, Faculty of Medicine (2007), and her degree in Medical Hypnosis from Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris VI, Faculty of Medicine (2005). She has also qualified as a Fellow of the European Committee of Sexual Medicine (2014). She is a EFS & ESSM Certified Psycho-Sexologist (2016). She has additionally a Master in Health and Hospital Management from the ESA (Ecole Superieure des Affaires) and Paris-Diderot (Paris VII) University (2013).
Along with her private medical practice in sexual medicine in Beirut at La Clinique du Levant and at AUBMC (WISH program), she teaches Human Sexuality at several Lebanese universities (Saint Joseph medical Faculty in Beirut and the Lebanese American University)
Secretary general of the MESSM (Middle East Society of Sexual Medicine:
http://www.messm.org/site/), she was its treasurer (2017-2019) and the chairman of its Public Awareness Committee (2011-2017).
She is also a board member of the Société Francophone de Médecine Sexuelle (SFMS), the co-chair of the ISSM Communication Committee, and the social media coeditor of the Journal of Sexual Medicine.
Actively working on promoting sexual health in the Middle East, she has participated in the development of the MESSM public information website (http://yoursexualhealth.messm.org). She was as well the social media editor of the MESSM and its public website (2011-2018).
Statement/motivation of why I am applying for Member at Large
I am honored to apply for the position of member-at-large position within the ISSM.
Many of your esteemed fellow members already know me, and I hereby wish to confirm to you my strong interest in the above position.
I am currently the co-chair of the ISSM Communication Committee. I am also the Secretary General of the MESSM. I have been the chairman of the public awareness committee of MESSM (2011-2017) and its treasurer (2017-2019).
I am also a board member of the Société Francophone de Médecine Sexuelle (SFMS) and the social media coeditor of the Journal of Sexual Medicine.
Serving the ISSM as a board member would allow me complete the role of the society as an international one and as a multidisciplinary one.
Being a proactive, energetic and enthusiastic qualified person from a multicultural background, I sincerely believe that I could bring my long-term experience and expertise to the Institution.
I intend to continue to fully commit myself to the expansion and promotion of our discipline throughout our whole region.
Thank you for supporting my candidacy.