Peggi Glaser

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

glaserTogether with her brother, Dr. Howard Schwid, Peggi helps administer the Florence and Marshall Ovarian Cancer Research Grant established 19 years ago by their late parents, Florence and Marshall Schwid.

Residing in Milwaukee, WI, Peggi is a former reading teacher and former advertising manager. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Communicative Disorders and a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Wisconsin. She now volunteers at her synagogue and in various organizations in Milwaukee. She is married with three daughters, two sons-in-law and three adorable grandsons.

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.