Dennis R. Scribner, Jr., MD

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Dennis R. Scribner, Jr., M.D. is an Associate Professor of Ob/Gyn at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Chief of Ob/Gyn at Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, Virginia.  He is the director of the gynecologic oncology infusion center and the minimally invasive surgical program.  He also chairs the operating room’s robotic steering committee.   He has received numerous teaching awards along with being runner up for the best bedside manner award voted on by regional nurses.  He completed his gyn oncology fellowship at the University of Oklahoma and is a full member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology.  He has also completed certification as a physician executive through the American College of Physician Executives.

 

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

The CDC recently announced that fewer than half of American children are given the HPV vaccination.

Research

As of the July 23 deadline, 55 research abstracts were submitted in hopes of receiving one of only 6 grants from the Foundation. This points to a need for more funding so that the Foundation may award grants to every deserving applicant.

Education

The Gynecologic Cancer Global Health Forum will be Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 in D.C.. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.