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

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.