Chad Hamilton, MD

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center


Dr. Hamilton is the Gynecologic Oncology Service Chief and Fellowship Program Director at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda MD.  He is an Associate Professor at the Uniformed Services University and Co-Director / PI of the Gynecologic Cancer Translational Research Center of Excellence.  His research interest lies in exploring the clinical and molecular factors associated with unfavorable outcomes in uterine and ovarian cancer.  He currently serves as the Membership Chair for the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, a subspecialty board examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and a Programmatic Panel member for the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program.

Dr. Hamilton completed his fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at Stanford University and the University of California, San Francisco.  He is a strong supporter of the Foundation for Women’s Cancer, a regular speaker at Survivors Courses, and now Co-Chairs the National Race’s Surgeons Team. 


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.


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.


The Foundation is proud to offer various Research Grants and Awards. Click here for more information.


FREE Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Courses throughout the country. For more information, click here.