UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Magazine E-Edition 2017 - Page 13

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS EDUCATION: • Undergraduate: University of Alabama, 1965-69 • Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1969-73 • Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1973-76 • Chief Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1976-77 • Fellowship: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1977-79 • American Cancer Society Clinical Fellow: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1977-78 KEY LEADERSHIP: • First gynecological oncologist to be president of the Alabama chapter of the American College of Surgeons • First and only gynecological oncologist to serve as Chairman of the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons • Third gynecological oncologist to serve as the president of the National Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society in 103 years • Only gynecological oncologist to serve as the director of a NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center MAJOR RESEARCH GRANTS: • Deep South Network for Cancer Control • Morehouse School of Medicine/Tuskegee University /UAB Cancer Center Partnership • Cervical Cancer SPORE collaborative with Johns Hopkins • Ovarian Cancer SPORE • ASCUS/Low Grade Triage Trial for abnormal Pap smears • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Health Care Innovation Grant • Cancer Center Support Grant SPECIAL AWARDS AND HONORS: • UAB President’s Excellence in Teaching Award • UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Distinguished Faculty Award • UAB Distinguished Faculty Lecturer • UAB Distinguished Alumnus Award • Association of Professors in Gynecology and Obstetrics National Excellence in Teaching Award • American Cancer Society St. George’s Medal for Contributions to Cancer Control • Birmingham Business Journal’s 2009 Health Care Heroes Award • American Cancer Society 2013 National Humanitarian Award # K N O W U A B C C C • U A B . E D U / C A N C E R 13