David Cohn, MD

Ohio State University

CohnDr. Cohn is Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Ohio State University. He is the Director of gynecologic cancer research, and the Gertrude Parker Heer Chair in Cancer Research at Ohio State.

He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan, his medical degree from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Washington in Seattle, and his fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Cohn has been funded for his research in gynecologic cancers by the National Cancer Institute, the Foundation for Women’s Cancer (previously the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation) and other charitable groups. He has been awarded for his research contributions by the Society of Gynecologic Oncology and the American Gynecologic and Obstetrical Society (with the AGOS Charles A. Hunter, Jr. Prize Thesis Award). He is a full member of several organizations, including the Society of Gynecologic Oncology and the American Association for Cancer Research.

Spotlight

After surviving cancer, women look for a community of support and guidance. In a video produced by the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, survivors share how they live and thrive after endometrial cancer. As described by one survivor, “You can get better.”  

Awareness

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.

Research

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

Education

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