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

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.