Wendell Naumann, MD

Carolinas Medical Center

NaumannDr. Naumann is currently the Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery in Gynecologic Oncology and Professor in Department of Ob/Gyn at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. He did his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as his fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham. He currently serves on the Executive Council of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology and is the Vice Chair of the Education Committee. He has an interest in endometrial cancer and co-authored the ACOG committee opinion on endometrial cancer and has served on the GOG Uterine Corpus Committee.

Current research interests include targeted therapy for ovarian and uterine cancer as well as minimally invasive surgery for pelvic masses and ovarian cancer. Dr. Naumann’s authorships include approximately 50 peer-review publications and abstracts and 17 books chapters/non-peer review articles.

Spotlight

Women Magazine released a special report on ovarian cancer, featuring Q&A’s with three expert SGO surgeons and important facts about the disease.

Awareness

This year’s GCAM awareness is focused on the important link between obesity and endometrial cancer. Check out the new toolkit to learn more.

Research

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to share its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards booklet. The booklet describes the prizes and the application process. Prize applications are due on October 8, 2014.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.