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
2018 Foundation for Women’s Cancer Board of Directors

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

Chair Elect
Eva Chalas, MD, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY

Immediate Past President, Society of Gynecologic Oncology
Laurel Rice, MD, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI

President, Society of Gynecologic Oncology
Carol Brown, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY

President Elect I, Society of Gynecologic Oncology
Warner Huh, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL

President Elect II, Society of Gynecologic Oncology
David Cohn, MD, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Secretary-Treasurer, Society of Gynecologic Oncology
Stephanie Blank, MD, Mount Sinai Downtown at Chelsea, New York, NY

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

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

Vivian Von Gruenigen, MD, Summa Health System Akron, OH
Heidi Gray, MD, University of Washington Medical Center Seattle, WA
Monica Jones, MD, Duke Cancer Institute, Raleigh, NC


Pierre Desy

Executive Director of FWC
Karen Carlson


Community outreach played an important role in the 2018 Society of Gynecologic Oncology Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer, held March 24-27 in New Orleans.


September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month.  After creating the month in 1999, the Foundation strives to bring attention about these cancers through public awareness campaigns.


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


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