Lynda Roman, MD

University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

RomanDr. Roman is an Associate Professor and Division Director of Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the USC Keck School of Medicine. She also is the Fellowship Director in Gynecologic Oncology and Co-Director of the Lynne Cohen Cancer Preventive Clinic at the USC Norris Cancer Center.

Dr. Roman completed her fellowship In Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and is board certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology. She has an extremely busy clinical practice, and is an active investigator in numerous clinical trials focusing on innovative treatments for gynecologic malignancies as well as on ovarian cancer prevention. She is a member of numerous societies, including the Society of Gynecologic Oncology for which she serves as a member of the governing board.

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.