Martin Martino, MD

University of South Florida

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Dr. Martino is an Associate Professor at the University of South Florida in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology.  He holds the position of Medical Director for the Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery Program at the Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, PA.   He completed his Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of South Florida and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.

Dr. Martino was awarded the AMA’s Foundation Leadership Award in 2007 and is a member of the ASCO IT Committee as well as the SGO Government Relations Committee.     He developed the first app for Robotic Surgery in 2009 and is a co-founder of “The Medicine Network.”  He has been an active volunteer and advocate for patients on HPV education through the Foundation for Women’s Cancer.

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.