Sharmila Makhija, MD, MBA

University of Louisville School of Medicine

MahkijaDr. Makhija is Professor of Gynecologic Oncology, the Donald E. Baxter Endowed Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

She completed her Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Dr. Makhija received the Georgia Cancer Coalition’s Distinguished Cancer Clinicians and Scientists Award and was named to the Top 15 Doctors in Women’s Healthcare, each annually for the past four years. She serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Oncology Practice and is a reviewer for the journals Gynecologic Oncology, the International Journal of Gynecological Cancer and Clinical Cancer Research.

Spotlight

Hear from Dr. Anil Sood, the Foundation’s Research Chairman, and Carol Brown, 2014 SGO Program Chair, about research of interest to women and the public presented at the 2014 SGO Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. Watch the video

Awareness

A new SGO Clinical Practice Statement states women diagnosed with epithelial ovarian, tubal, and peritoneal cancers should be considered for genetic counseling and testing, even in the absence of a family history.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course Friday, May 2, 2014 in Long Island, NY. For more information on courses, click here.