Michael Pearl, MD, FACOG, FACS

Stony Brook Medicine

p-29Dr. Pearl is Professor and Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Medicine, as well as the Gynecologic Oncology Disease Management Team Leader at Stony Brook Medicine.  He is Board-Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, and Hospice and Palliative Medicine.   He is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Society of Gynecologic Oncology, American College of Surgeons, and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Pearl is the chairman of the Stony Brook University’s Committee on Research in Human Subjects (B).  He is the Principal Investigator at Stony Brook Medicine for the Gynecologic Oncology Group, a National Cancer Institute-funded cooperative research group dedicated to promoting excellence in the quality and integrity of clinical and basic scientific research in the field of gynecologic malignancies.  He is an author of nearly 80 articles and book chapters in his field, as well as serving as a reviewer for several journals.

Dr. Pearl has received numerous honors and awards during his career, including several teaching awards from the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Medicine and Stony Brook Medicine’s highest award for teaching, the Aesculapius Award.  He has been recognized as a “Top Doctor” for many years by Newsday, Castle Connolly and the Consumer’s Research Council.

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.