John P. Curtin, MD, MBA

New York University School of Medicine

CurtinDr. Curtin is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the New York University School of Medicine.

Dr. Curtin received his B.S. and M.D. degrees from Creighton University and his M.B.A. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.  He completed his residency at the University of Minnesota Hospitals, where he served on the faculty for two years. After completing a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Dr. Curtin was appointed to the faculty at the University of Southern California at Los Angeles. He later returned to Memorial Sloan-Kettering as an Associate Attending Surgeon and as an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University.  He joined the faculty at the New York University School of Medicine in 1999. He served as the Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology NYU School of Medicine from 2002-2008.

Dr. Curtin is recognized nationally and internationally as a leading gynecologic oncologist.  He is the immediate past President of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO), has served on the Program Committee and as Program Committee chair for the SGO Annual Meeting in 2000.  He has served as chair of the Gynecologic Practice Subcommittee on Gynecologic Oncology and an ex officio member of the Committee on Gynecologic Practice of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG). Dr. Curtin has been an invited participant at a Consensus Conference for ovarian cancer at the National Institutes of Health.

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 Gynecologic Cancer Global Health Forum will be Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 in D.C.. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.