Mary E. Gordinier, MD

Norton Cancer Institute

Dr. Gordinier, a native of Louisville, received her medical degree from the University of Louisville. After completing her residency at Women & Infants Hospital in Providence, R.I., she completed a fellowship in women’s oncology at Brown University, followed by another fellowship in gynecologic oncology at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. She served on the faculty of Brown University for five years, and was the director of education for the women’s oncology program during that time. She subsequently practiced on the faculty at U of L for three years before joining Louisville Oncology, a part of Norton Cancer Institute, in 2008.

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.