Carol L. Brown, MD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

BrownDr. Brown is a board-certified gynecologic oncologist who is the Director of the Office of Diversity Programs in Clinical Care, Research, and Training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She holds academic appointments as Associate Attending Surgeon, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cornell University Weill Medical College, New York, NY.

Dr. Brown currently holds several national committee positions including Advisor for Special Populations for the Gynecologic Oncology Group, and Delegate to the American Medical Association. She is a member of numerous professional societies including the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, the National Medical Association, the American Medical Association, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Brown is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and of the American College of Surgeons.

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.