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

Hear from Dr. Anil Sood, the Foundation’s Research Chairman, and Carol Brown, 2014 SGO Program Chair, about research of interest to women and the public presented at the 2014 SGO Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. Watch the video

Awareness

A new SGO Clinical Practice Statement states women diagnosed with epithelial ovarian, tubal, and peritoneal cancers should be considered for genetic counseling and testing, even in the absence of a family history.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course Friday, May 2, 2014 in Long Island, NY. For more information on courses, click here.