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

This special section in Self Magazine features a GYN surgeon and 34-year-old (at the time of diagnosis) patient.

Awareness

This year’s National Race to End Women’s Cancer aims to spread the word that all women should Love Your Ladyparts! Check out site’s new features and join the MOVEMENT.

Research

The Foundation’s research award winners will be notified in January. Thank you to all who sent in their applications.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course will be February 7-8 in Anchorage, Alaska. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.