Leadership – Foundation for Women's Cancer
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FWC 2022-2023 Board of Directors

Ginger J. Gardner, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Past Chair
David G. Mutch, MD
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

President, Society of Gynecologic Oncology
Stephanie V. Blank, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

President Elect I, Society of Gynecologic Oncology
Angeles Alvarez-Secord, MD
Duke University, Durham, NC

President Elect II, Society of Gynecologic Oncology
Wendy R. Brewster, MD, PhD
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Secretary-Treasurer, Society of Gynecologic Oncology
Linda Duska, MD
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Chair, Research and Awards Committee
Charles Landen, MD
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Chair, Communications Committee
Erin E. Medlin, MD
Kaiser Permanente, Denver, CO

Jamie Bakkum-Gamez, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Chad A. Hamilton, MD, Ochsner Cancer Institute, New Orleans, LA
Monica B. Jones, MD, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, MD

Ex-Officio Member
Navya Nair, MD, MPH
Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA

SGO/FWC Chief Executive Officer
Pierre M. Désy, MPH, CAE


Where indicated, some committees are jointly shared by the Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) and the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO).

FWC Research & Awards Committee

Charles Landen, MD, Chair
Sarah Adams, MD
Amy Bregar, MD
Jacqueline Curtis, PhD
Sean Dowdy, MD
Kevin Elias, MD
John Farley, MD, COL, FACOG, FACS
Katherine Fuh, MD, PhD
Sophia George, PhD
Laura Havrilesky, MD
Larissa Meyer, MD, MPH, FACOG, FACS
Barbara Norquist, MD
Sarah Taylor, MD, PhD
Anne Van Arsdale, MD MSc
Shannon Westin, MD

Communications Committee

(FWC/SGO joint committee)

Erin Medlin, MD, Chair
Mark Einstein, MD, Vice Chair
Brian Burgess, DO, PhD
Evelyn Cantillo, MD MPH
Stephanie DeJong, MD
Nicole Fleming, MD
Katherine Foster, MD
Stephanie Gaillard, MD, PhD
Ruchi Garg, MD
Whitney Goldsberry, MD
Andrea Hagemann, MD, MSCI
Vanessa Hill, MPH
Linda Hong, MD
Gloria Huang, MD
Catherine John, MD
Adrianne Mallen, MD
Benjamin Matthews, MD
Gregg Nelson, MD PhD FRCSC
Elena Pereira, MD
Rogelio Robles Morales, MD
Mali Schneiter, DO
Dorinda Sparacio, MS
Sharee Umpierre, MD
ana Valente, MD
Matthew Wagar, MD
Emese Zsiros, MD, PhD
Susan Zweizig, MD

Finance Committee

(FWC/SGO joint committee)

Linda Duska, MD, MPH, Chair
Marcela del Carmen, MD, MPH, Vice Chair
Jhalak Dholakia, MD
Katharine Esselen, MD, MBA
Neil Horowitz, MD
Michael McHale, MD
Emily Prendergast, MD
Noah Goldman, MD, MBA
Eloise Chapman-Davis, MD
Emeline Aviki, MD, MBA

Governance Committee

(FWC/SGO joint committee)

Stephanie Blank, MD, Chair
Rebecca Arend, MD
Amir Jazaeri, MD
David Kushner, MD
Fernanda Musa, MD, FACOG
Alexander Olawaiye, MD
Jeannine Villella, DO, FACOG, FACS
Christine Walsh, MD

Nominating Committee

(FWC/SGO joint committee)

Stephanie Blank, MD, Chair
Angeles Alvarez-Secord, MD, MHSc
John Curtin, MD
Gini Fleming, MD
Ginger Gardner, MD
Dave Gershenson, MD
Monica Jones, MD, MSC
Beth Karlan, MD
Ana Oaknin, MD
Alexander Olawaiye, MD
S. Diane Yamada, MD

Patient Education Committee

Shannon Armbruster, MD, MPH, Chair
Lisa Barroilhet, MD, Vice Chair
Matthew Borst, MD
Nicole Peña Chappell, MD
Joshua Cohen, MD
Lori Cory, MD, MSCE
Heidi Donovan, PhD, RN
Annie Ellis
Deanna Gerber, MD
Vanessa Hill
Dandi Huang, MD
Sharmilee Korets, MD
Lynn Parker, MD
Rogelio Robles Morales, MD
Linda Ryan, MD
Elizabeth Stock, MD
Jessica Walchonski, PA-C
Annie Yessaian, MD