University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI)

Members

FACULTY

Nelly Auersperg, MD, PhD
Professor Emerita, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia

Judith L. Balk, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

David Barley, CEO
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
Irvine, CA

Robert C. Bast, Jr, MD
Vice President for Translational Research
Internist and Professor of Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine
Harry Carothers Wiess Distinguished University Chair for Cancer Research
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Diane C. Bodurka, MD
Professor, Department of Gynecologic Oncology
Vice-Chair for Education
Fellowship Program Director
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Dana Howard Bovbjerg, PhD
Director, Biobehavioral Medicine in Oncology Program
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Pittsburgh, PA

Donald J. Buchsbaum, PhD
Professor and Director
Department of Radiation Oncology
Division of Radiation Biology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama

Setsuko K. Chambers, MD
Bobbi Olson Endowed Chair in Ovarian Cancer Research
Director of Women's Cancers
Co-Program Leader, Cancer Biology
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Arizona Cancer Center
Tucson, Arizona

George Coukos, MD, PhD
Celso Ramon Garcia Professor of Reproductive Biology
Associate Chief, Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Director, Ovarian Cancer Research Center
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nancy E. Davidson, MD
Director, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and UPMC Cancer Centers
Associate Vice Chancellor for Cancer Research
Hillman Professor of Oncology
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Patricia K. Donahoe, MD
Director, Pediatric Surgical Research Laboratories
Massachusetts General Hospital
Marshall K. Bartlett Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Heidi S. Donovan, PhD, RN
Associate Professor, Acute and Tertiary Care
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Melanie S. Flint, MSc, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Martha E. Gaines, JD
Clinical Professor of Law
Director, Center for Patient Partnerships
University of Wisconsin Law School
Madison, Wisconsin

Ellen L. Goode, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Department of Health Sciences Research
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, Minnesota

Julia B. Greer, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

David G. Huntsman, MD
Medical Director, Centre for Translational and Applied Genomics
Director, OvCaRe
Genetic Pathologist, British Columbia Cancer Agency & Vancouver General Hospital
Professor, Department of Pathology
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia

Thomas C. Krivak, MD
Associate Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director, Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Annekatrin Lukinova-McGregor
Division of Cancer Epidemiology
German Cancer Research Center
Heidelberg, Germany

Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP
Research Scientist and Program Director
Outcomes Research Branch, Applied Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, Maryland

Marian J. Mourits, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Gynecological Oncology
University Medical Center Groningen
University of Groningen
The Netherlands

Kirsten B. Moysich, PhD, MS
Professor of Oncology, Department of Cancer Prevention and Control
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Academic Program Chair, Department of Cancer Pathology and Prevention
State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York

Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD
M. Steven Piver Endowed Professor and Chairman, Department of Gynecologic Oncology
State University of New York at Buffalo
Director, Center for Immunotherapy
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Buffalo, New York

Steffi Oesterreich, PhD
Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
Director of Education, Women's Cancer Research Center
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Magee-Womens Research Institute
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Ann O'Mara, PhD, RN, FAAN
Head, Palliative Care Research
Community Oncology and Prevention Trials Research Group
Division of Cancer Prevention
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, MD

C. Leigh Pearce, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine
Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California

Paul Pinsky, PhD
Early Detection Research Group
Division of Cancer Prevention
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, Maryland

Joy Sakonyi, ND
Medical Director, Wellspring Whole Health
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Stephanie Samolovitch, MSW, LSW
Director of Patient Services, Cancer Caring Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Michael V. Seiden, MD, PhD
President and Chief Executive Officer
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Bonnie Shields, MSW, LSW
Sr. Clinical Social Worker, West Penn Allegheny Oncology Network
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Winifred Tueteberg, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director, Palliative Care Services
Magee-Womens Hospital
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

William Zamboni, PharmD, PhD
Associate Professor
Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics
Eshelman School of Pharmacy
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Kristin K. Zorn, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director, Ovarian Cancer High Risk Program
Magee-Womens Hospital
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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CDMRP DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE OVARIAN CANCER ACADEMY

The Ovarian Cancer Academy, a virtual career development and research training platform, brings together a group of like-minded, talented, and highly committed early-career investigators, their mentors, and the academy Dean, and provides them with research funding and opportunities to establish these early-career investigators as the next generation of successful ovarian cancer researchers.

Martina Bazzaro, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
University of Minnesota
Rochester, Minnesota

Jeremy Chien, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Lisa M. Kinnard, PhD
Science Officer, Ovarian and Lung Cancer Research Programs
Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)
Ft. Detrick, MD

Panagiotis Konstantinopoulos, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Attending Oncologist, Gynecologic Medical Oncology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Charles Landen, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Birmingham, Alabama

Kathryn Terry, ScD
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Harvard Medical School
Associate Epidemiologist, Ob/Gyn Epidemiology Center
Brigham And Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Anda Vlad, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Rugang Zhang, PhD
Assistant Professor
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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ORGANIZING COMMITTEE — DIRECTORS

Robert P. Edwards, MD
Executive Vice Chair, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Co-director, Women's Cancer Research Center
Magee-Womens Research Institute
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute

Francesmary Modugno, PhD, MPH
Special Projects Scientist
Ovarian Cancer Center of Excellence
Magee-Womens Research Institute
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Heidi S. Donovan, PhD, RN
Associate Professor, Acute and Tertiary Care
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Kirsten B. Moysich, PhD, MS
Professor of Oncology, Department of Cancer Prevention and Control
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Academic Program Chair, Department of Cancer Pathology and Prevention
State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York

Steffi Oesterreich, PhD
Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
Director of Education, Women's Cancer Research Center
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Magee-Womens Research Institute
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Kristin Zorn, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director, Ovarian Cancer High Risk Program
Magee-Womens Hospital
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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