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

Hear from Dr. Anil Sood, the Foundation’s Research Chairman, and Carol Brown, 2014 SGO Program Chair, about research of interest to women and the public presented at the 2014 SGO Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. Watch the video

Awareness

A new SGO Clinical Practice Statement states women diagnosed with epithelial ovarian, tubal, and peritoneal cancers should be considered for genetic counseling and testing, even in the absence of a family history.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course Friday, May 2, 2014 in Long Island, NY. For more information on courses, click here.