Ritu Salani, MD, MBA

The Ohio State University Medical Center

SalaniDr. Salani is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the Ohio State University Medical Center. She completed her Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, where she also received her Masters in Business Administration.

Dr. Salani has received multiple teaching awards and has received the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Training Programs of Excellent Grant. She is an active member of several professional societies including the Society of Gynecologic Oncology in which she serves on the Education and the Quality & Outcomes Committees. She also currently serves on the Health Outcomes Research Committee in the Gynecologic Oncology Group and is the Principal Investigator of a national clinical trial. She is also a member of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

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

Vaccine efficacy against vulvar infection with HPV 16/18 was comparable to the efficacy found against cervical infection 4 years after vaccination, according to researchers with the National Cancer Institute.

Research

The Foundation has published its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards Booklet with Applications. Please consider applying to become part of an elite group of physician-scientists committed to the well-being of women at risk for/affected by gyn malignancies.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Boston. For more information on courses, click here.