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

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

The CDC recently announced that fewer than half of American children are given the HPV vaccination.

Research

As of the July 23 deadline, 55 research abstracts were submitted in hopes of receiving one of only 6 grants from the Foundation. This points to a need for more funding so that the Foundation may award grants to every deserving applicant.

Education

The Gynecologic Cancer Global Health Forum will be Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 in D.C.. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.