Marilene Cristina da Graça Batista Vargas
graduated from the Federal University of the State of Paraná
(Brazil). She is an internationally she completed post-graduate studies in Male and
Female Sexual Disfunction at the University of Bosto (USA) renowned Brazilian
sexologist and author of the best selling books Manual of the
Orgasm, Sex and
Pleasure for Both and the Manual of Desire and Orgasm.
- Dr. Vargas is the Clinical Director of the Center
for Studies in Sexology and Geriatrics (Curitiba - PR). She
pioneered the implantation of the study of nocturnal
phallography (an essential method for differentiating between
physical and psychogenic impotence in men) as well as
computerized electromyography (used to investigate female
sexual dysfunction) in the State of
- Resident doctor in the Geriatrics Department of the
Gothenburg Shalgrenska Hospital.
- Speaker at the International Argentinean Congress on
Phlebology, addressing the issues of:
* Female Sexuality during the menopause
* The use of Electromyography to diagnose frigidity
- Member of the International Society of Impotence
Research, ISIR, based in Denmark, which has only 547 members
- Member of the International Society for the Study of
Orgasm, ISSO, New Delhi, India.
- Member of the International Sexology Society.
- Member of the Brazilian Society of Geriatrics and
- Course in MicroSurgery for Vasculogenic Dysfunction
given by the Center for Fertility Studies in Buenos Aires,
- Course at Boston University: Pre-Teaching for
Impotence - Boston - USA.
- Internship at the Dr. Ricardo Vacari Male Sexual
Dysfunction Service - Milan - Italy.
- Speaker at the Brazilian-Israeli Congress. Masters
& Johnson Techniques, as modified by Vargas, for the
treatment of premature ejaculation in elderly men.
- Speaker at the V National Seminar on Sexology,
addressing the issue of: The Hormonal Etiology of
- Speaker at the 1st Congress on Geriatrics in the
Cone Sul, Campinas - SP (Brazil), addressing the issue of:
Sexual Intercourse and Elderly Women.
- Speaker at the 1st World Congress on Orgasm, in New
Delhi, addressing the issue of:
* Treatment of Frigidity, the Sexual Profile of the
Woman and Vaginal Pressure as a Method of Investigating
- Speaker at the 1st International Congress on
Impotence - São Paulo - Brazil, addressing the issue of:
* A new
technique for the treatment of premature ejaculation in young
and elderly men.
- Speaker at the IX World Congress on Sexology - 1989,
addressing the issues of:
* The Etiology of Homosexuality - Sexual education in
doctors' consulting rooms - Latency and number of orgasms
- Speaker and Chairwoman at the 3rd Asian Pacific
International Congress - Taipei - Taiwan - 1991, addressing
the issue of:
* Contraindications for the use of self inflating
- Chairwoman at the World Congress on Impotence,
- Named Doctor of the Year and Professional of the
Decade by the Paraná media.
- Organizer of the 1st Symposium on Orgasm, held in
Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil, in October 1993.
- Speaker on Sexual Education for the Paraná
Electricity Company (Copel), Curitiba - PR, Brazil.
- Awarded the Medal of Honor by the Brazilian Society
of Civic Merit, in October 1991.
- Awarded the title of Commander of the Grã Cruz 7
de September, by the Brazilian Society of Civic Merit, in
- Awarded the Medal of Professional Merit in Medical
Sciences by the Brazilian Academy of Art, Culture and History,
São Paulo, Brazil.