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

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.