close× Call Us (401) 274-1100
Women & Infants is currently enrolling patients in research studies to treat female urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.

The Pelvic Floor Disorders Network (PFDN) consists of seven research sites, a data coordinating center, and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

For more information please contact Ann Meers, BS, RN, CCRC, Research Supervisor,

Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
101 Plain Street
Providence, RI
(401) 430-8228

Current Research Studies Include:

ASPiRe - A three-armed surgical trial, which aims to determine the most effective surgical treatment for post- hysterectomy vaginal vault prolapse.


VeLVET - Study designed to compare vaginal laser therapy to vaginal estrogen therapy in women with Genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM).