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

Elizabeth Young isn’t afraid to jump for a cause no matter how high. As a survivor of cervical cancer, Young empowers women through skydiving, running marathons and giving back to the cause. This year is no different with her second skydiving event Mother’s Day Weekend.

Awareness

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.

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.