Announcement: New Board of Directors Elected

April 27, 2011

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to announce the election of the following individuals to its Board of Directors, and thank Drs. Eva Chalas, David Mutch, Julian Schink and Tyler Kirby for their service.

Executive Committee

  • Chairman
    David M. Gershenson, MD – Houston, TX
  • Treasurer
    David H. Moore, MD – Indianapolis, IN
  • Membership Committee Chair
    Jeffrey M. Fowler, MD – Columbus, OH
  • Development Chair
    William J. Hoskins, MD – New York, NY
  • Awards Committee Chair
    Thomas J. Herzog, MD – New York, NY
  • Communications Committee Chair
    Carol L. Brown, MD – New York, NY
  • Advocacy Committee Chair
    Linda R. Duska, MD – Charlottesville, VA

Board of Directors

  • Jeff Boyd, PhD -  Philadelphia, PA
  • Daniel L. Clarke-Pearson, MD – Chapel Hill, NC
  • Robert L. Coleman, MD – Houston, TX
  • John P. Curtin, MD – New York, NY
  • Mark H. Einstein, MD – Bronx, NY
  • Charles N. Landen, Jr., MD – Birmingham, AL
  • Carolyn Y. Muller, MD – Albuquerque, NM
  • Karl C. Podratz, MD, PhD – Rochester, MN
  • Matthew A. Powell, MD – St. Louis, MO
  • Cheryl C. Saenz, MD – La Jolla, CA
  • Vivian E. von Gruenigen, MD – Cleveland, OH

Spotlight

Visit the Sisterhood of Survivorship page to read “Dena’s Story” — by a vulvar cancer survivor who has shared her story and wise words, and channeled her energy into her National Race to End Women’s Cancer team.

Awareness

Vaccine efficacy against vulvar infection with HPV 16/18 was comparable to the efficacy found against cervical infection 4 years after vaccination, according to researchers with the National Cancer Institute.

Research

The Foundation has published its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards Booklet with Applications. Please consider applying to become part of an elite group of physician-scientists committed to the well-being of women at risk for/affected by gyn malignancies.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Boston. For more information on courses, click here.