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

The CDC recently announced that fewer than half of American children are given the HPV vaccination.

Research

As of the July 23 deadline, 55 research abstracts were submitted in hopes of receiving one of only 6 grants from the Foundation. This points to a need for more funding so that the Foundation may award grants to every deserving applicant.

Education

The Gynecologic Cancer Global Health Forum will be Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 in D.C.. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.