Fidel A. Valea, MD

Duke University Health System

Dr. Valea is an associate professor and Vice-Chair of Education in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University Health System.  He is also the Residency Program Director in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as the fellowship director in Gynecologic Oncology at Duke University Hospital.

After completing both his Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of North Carolina, he joined the faculty in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Stony Brook where he became Residency Program Director as well as the Director of Gynecologic Oncology until he joined the faculty at Duke in 2004. He is a full member of several organizations including the Society of Gynecologic Oncology as well as member of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Division of Gynecologic Oncology.  He has won numerous national and regional teaching awards and has over 60 peer-reviewed publications. His research interests are in cervical cancer as well as pre-invasive disease of the cervix and evidence based perioperative care.

Spotlight

This special section in Self Magazine features a GYN surgeon and 34-year-old (at the time of diagnosis) patient.

Awareness

Check out CervivorTV’s new webisode: 5th National Race to End Women’s Cancer. Hosted by the fabulous cervivor herself, Tamika Felder! Click here.

Research

The Foundation’s research award winners will be notified in January. Thank you to all who sent in their applications.

Education

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to announce its upcoming FREE Telephone Education Workshop Dec. 18 on Cervical Cancer. For more information, click here.