Marsha Tanner Wilson

Director of Community and Advocacy Relations

WilsonMs. Wilson joined the Foundation for Women’s Cancer in 2005, following 10 years as Director, Public Affairs Practice, Burson-Marsteller, where she served as the client leader for the Foundation, Fortune 50 companies, and academic health centers and universities. Prior to that, she was Director of Health Policy Development, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where she also served on the faculty of the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing.

She holds a BA from Vanderbilt University and a MPH from the University of Texas.

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.