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

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

The CDC recently announced that fewer than half of American children are given the HPV vaccination.

Research

As of the July 23 deadline, 55 research abstracts were submitted in hopes of receiving one of only 6 grants from the Foundation. This points to a need for more funding so that the Foundation may award grants to every deserving applicant.

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.