Douglas Levine, MD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center PRGsDr. Levine is an Associate Attending Surgeon at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Dr. Levine earned his medical doctorate in 1995 at Mount Sinai Medical Center, where he also completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology. He went on to a clinical fellowship in gynecologic oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering and then spent 2 years as a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory, also at Memorial. In addition to a clinical practice, Dr. Levine is the current Head of the Gynecology Research Laboratory, where he studies the genomic science of ovarian and endometrial carcinoma.

Dr. Levine serves as co-chair of the Ovarian and Endometrial Disease Working Groups for the NIH-sponsored Cancer Genome Atlas project (TCGA). In addition to these responsibilities, Dr. Levine is a member of the editorial board of Gynecologic Oncology and a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund. He has authored or co-authored more than 85 peer-reviewed articles and two textbooks. Dr. Levine receives funding from the National Cancer Institute, the Department of Defense, Stand Up 2 Cancer, and the STARR Cancer Consortium.

Spotlight

Women Magazine released a special report on ovarian cancer, featuring Q&A’s with three expert SGO surgeons and important facts about the disease.

Awareness

This year’s GCAM awareness is focused on the important link between obesity and endometrial cancer. Check out the new toolkit to learn more.

Research

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to share its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards booklet. The booklet describes the prizes and the application process. Prize applications are due on October 8, 2014.

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.