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

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

Vaccine efficacy against vulvar infection with HPV 16/18 was comparable to the efficacy found against cervical infection 4 years after vaccination, according to researchers with the National Cancer Institute.

Research

The Foundation has published its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards Booklet with Applications. Please consider applying to become part of an elite group of physician-scientists committed to the well-being of women at risk for/affected by gyn malignancies.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Boston. For more information on courses, click here.