Jason D. Wright, MD

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

D3S_5107Dr. Wright is the Chief of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, the Levine Family Assistant Professor of Women’s Health and Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Wright received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Missouri and completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology and fellowship in gynecologic oncology at Washington University in St. Louis.

Dr. Wright’s research interests include comparative effectiveness and outcomes research as well as clinical and translational trials. He has conducted a number of studies on the diffusion of novel drugs and technologies for cancer patients, surgical quality, and the management of complications in cancer patients.

Dr. Wright has authored more than 160 peer reviewed scientific manuscripts as well as a number of textbooks and chapters and lectures extensively on gynecologic cancers. Dr. Wright’s research has been funded by the National Cancer Institute, the Department of Defense, and the Foundation for Women’s Cancer. He is an active member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

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.