Jeff Boyd, PhD

Fox Chase Cancer Center

BoydDr. Boyd is senior vice president for Molecular Medicine at the Fox Chase Cancer Center. In this role, he is responsible for vision setting, strategic planning, implementation, and oversight of the Center’s efforts to bring the power and promise of genomic medicine to the clinic. In this administrative role, Dr. Boyd also serves as executive director, Cancer Genome Institute, and chief, Division of Molecular Pathology. This Division also includes the Protocol Support Laboratory and the Center’s Biosample Repository Facility.

Prior to these administrative positions, he held executive positions at the Anderson Cancer Institute, Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, GA, and faculty positions at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the University of Pennsylvania and the National Institutes of Health. His research interests are in the molecular genetics of women’s cancers, and he maintains a research laboratory at the Fox Chase Cancer Center. He also holds the Robert C. Young MD, Chair in Cancer Research at Fox Chase.

Spotlight

Hear from Dr. Anil Sood, the Foundation’s Research Chairman, and Carol Brown, 2014 SGO Program Chair, about research of interest to women and the public presented at the 2014 SGO Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. Watch the video

Awareness

A new SGO Clinical Practice Statement states women diagnosed with epithelial ovarian, tubal, and peritoneal cancers should be considered for genetic counseling and testing, even in the absence of a family history.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course Friday, May 2, 2014 in Long Island, NY. For more information on courses, click here.