Donald Peter Goldstein, MD

Harvard Medical School

Dr. Goldstein is Professor Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School and holds a joint appointment in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Dana Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center. He is Co-Director, New England Trophoblastic Disease Center.

He completed training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 1963 and served as a Clinical Fellow, National cancer Institute from 1963-65. In 1965 he founded the New England Trophoblastic Disease Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. In 1973 he also established the Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at Boston’s Children’s Hospital, serving as Gynecologist-in-Chief until 1987. He is an active member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the International Society for the Study of Trophoblastic Disease and emeritus member of a number of organizations including the Society of Gynecologic Oncology Society of Gynecologic Investigation and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine.

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.