Board of Directors

The Foundation’s Board of Directors includes prominent gynecologic cancer experts from leading cancer centers and hospitals across the country.

Board of Directors
2016-2017 Foundation for Women’s Cancer Board of Directors

Chair
David Mutch, MD, FACOG, Washington University School of Medicine in St.Louis St.Louis, MO

Past Chair
David Gershenson, MD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX

President-Elect I, Society of Gynecologic Oncology
Jeffrey Fowler, MD, The Ohio State University Columbus, OH

President-Elect II, Society of Gynecologic Oncology
Laurel Rice, MD, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI

Secretary-Treasurer, Society of Gynecologic Oncology
Robert Bristow, MD, UC Irvine Orange, CA

Chair, Research and Awards Committee
Anil Sood, MD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX

Chair, Development Committee
Robert Coleman, MD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX

Vice Chair, Communication Committee
Ginger Gardner, MD Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York, NY

Directors-at-Large
Linda Duska, MD, University of Virginia Health System Charlottesville, VA
Fidel Valea, MD, Duke University Medical Center Durham, NC
Vivian Von Gruenigen, MD, Summa Health System Akron, OH

Ex-Officio
Karen Carlson

Spotlight

Gynecologic oncologists discuss some of the most important research presented at the 2016 SGO Annual Meeting in San Diego. Ovarian cancer survivor and patient advocate Jocelyn Alfandre (pictured) was a featured speaker at the Annual Meeting.

Awareness

The Foundation is featured in the Sept. issues of Coping, Women and Family Circle magazines. Look out for our articles & ads!

Research

The Foundation is proud to offer various Research Grants and Awards. Click here for more information.

Education

FREE Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Courses throughout the country. For more information, click here.