Chad Hamilton, MD

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

HamiltonDr. Hamilton is the Gynecologic Oncology Service Chief and Fellowship Program Director at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda MD. He is the Co-Director and Principal Investigator of the Department of Defense Gynecologic Cancer Center of Excellence and co-chairs the National Cancer Institute / Walter Reed Gynecologic Cancer Working Group.

He completed his fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at Stanford University and the University of California, San Francisco and is currently on active duty with the United States Air Force. He was awarded the Army Commendation Medal while deployed to Craig Joint Theater Hospital, Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, in 2008 and subsequently has been twice awarded the Meritorious Service Medal. He remains active in the Society of Gynecologic Oncology and is a strong supporter of the Foundation for Women’s Cancer.

Spotlight

Women Magazine released a special report on ovarian cancer, featuring Q&A’s with three expert SGO surgeons and important facts about the disease.

Awareness

This year’s GCAM awareness is focused on the important link between obesity and endometrial cancer. Check out the new toolkit to learn more.

Research

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to share its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards booklet. The booklet describes the prizes and the application process. Prize applications are due on October 8, 2014.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.