Terri Horton-O’Connell

Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations

Horton-O'ConnellMs. Horton-O’Connell has served in the capacity of Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations for the Foundation for Women’s Cancer since June, 2011.

She received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees in social work from Aurora University.

Ms. Horton-O’Connell is a seasoned non-profit professional with over 20 years of diverse experience. Early in her career, she worked with underserved, vulnerable populations providing direct services in the form of counseling, advocacy, and case management in a variety of human service organizations. For the past eleven years, she has devoted her time to fund development work within child welfare, acute care hospitals and disease-oriented organizations located within the Chicago metropolitan area.

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.