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

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 next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 in Baltimore, Md. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.