Dr. As-Sanie is an Associate Professor, Director of the Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Program and Fellowship, and Director of the Endometriosis and Chronic Pelvic Pain Center at the University of Michigan. She received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then her clinical training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio. She then completed her Master’s in Public Health (MPH) in epidemiology as well as a clinical Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and Chronic Pelvic Pain at the University of North Carolina. Dr. As-Sanie currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology and has chaired several committees for the AAGL (American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists), including serving as the Scientific Program Chair for the 2017 AAGL Global Congress. She is the 2018 President of the International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS), and has served on its board of directors since 2011. She is an NIH-funded clinician scientist whose research interests are aimed at defining the underlying mechanisms involved in the initiation and maintenance of chronic pelvic pain and post-surgical pain, with a focus on endometriosis-associated pelvic pain.