William J. Hoskins, MD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

HoskinsDr. Hoskins is the Executive Director of Surgical Activities in the Department of Surgery at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, NY. He holds the rank of Member in the Gynecology Service of the Department of Surgery and is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University. Dr Hoskins is a graduate of the University of Tennessee (BA, MD), performed his Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency at the Oakland Naval Hospital, Oakland California and his fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Miami, Miami Florida. He formally served as Chief of the Gynecology Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York and as Director of the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute in Savannah Georgia. He holds the rank of Captain (Retired) in the Medical Corps of the United States Navy.

Dr. Hoskins serves as the Chairman for both the Development Committee and the Development Advancement Council for the Foundation for Women’s Cancer.

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

Vaccine efficacy against vulvar infection with HPV 16/18 was comparable to the efficacy found against cervical infection 4 years after vaccination, according to researchers with the National Cancer Institute.

Research

The Foundation has published its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards Booklet with Applications. Please consider applying to become part of an elite group of physician-scientists committed to the well-being of women at risk for/affected by gyn malignancies.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Boston. For more information on courses, click here.