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

Check out this Women Magazine/aWomensheath.com page on gynecologic cancers, featuring our Listen, Learn, Act message and an article by National Race Surgeons Team Captain Linda Duska, M.D.

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

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

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 in West Bloomfield, MI. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.