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

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.