Robert Giuntoli, MD

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

GuintoliDr. Giuntoli, II, MD received a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in Biology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1990. He continued at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine and in 1994 he obtained his medical degree. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University Medical Center in 1998. During his one year fellowship in Breast Health at the Program in Women’s Oncology at Brown University School of Medicine, Dr. Giuntoli received the ACOG/Searle Research Award. In 2002, he completed a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the Mayo Clinic. After completing his fellowship, he received an appointment as an Assistant Professor with the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University. In 2003, he joined the faculty at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics with the Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service. In June 2010, Dr. Giuntoli was appointed Interim Director of the Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service. In March 2011, Dr. Giuntoli was appointed Program Director of the F.J. Montz Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology and promoted to Associate Professor in February 2012.

Dr. Giuntoli’s research interests include the development of immune-based therapies for ovarian and cervical cancer, and the diagnosis and management of leiomyosarcoma of the uterus. He has published in such journals as Cancer Research, Clinical Cancer Research and Gynecologic Oncology.

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.