Personal Statement

I am a physician scientist and former Department Chairman with an extensive record of publication and grant funding addressing gynecologic cancers.  I am also a dedicated research and clinical mentor to students, residents and fellows.

Areas of Specialty

Current memberships:

  • American Gynecologic and Obstetric Society
  • American Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • NRG Oncology
  • American Association of Cancer Research

Past memberships:

  • NIH Council of Councils (2016-2019)
  • NIH SPORE and P01 Grant Review Panels (2020-2021)


Medical School: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1981

Internship: Parkland Hospital, Southwestern Medical School, 1982

Residency: Georgetown University, 1985

Fellowship: Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 1987

Research Fellowship: National Institutes of Health, 1988


American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology