Jason D. Wright, MD

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Dr. Wright is 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. He completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Wright joined the faculty at Columbia University in 2006.

Dr. Wright’s major research interest is health services research including studies on the diffusion of novel drugs and technologies for cancer patients, surgical quality, and the management of complications in cancer patients. He completed a K12 training grant and his research has been funded by the National Cancer Institute, the Department of Defense, and the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation. He is a full member of several organizations, including the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

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 Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.