Kathleen Schmeler

Award: Award for Community Advancement in Resource-Limited Settings

Dr. Kathleen Schmeler is an Associate Professor of Gynecologic Oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. She graduated from Clarkson University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and then went on to receive her medical degree with The Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann University School of Medicine. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Women & Infants’ Hospital/Brown University followed by a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at MD And..

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Michael Bookman

Award: Excellence in Teaching Award

Michael A. Bookman, MD graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Medical School, followed by residency training at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. In 1988, after completing a senior staff fellowship within the Medicine Branch of the National Cancer Institute, he joined the Department of Medical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia PA, where he remained for 21 years, most recently as Vice President for Ambulatory Care and Clinical Research. In September 2..

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Lynette Denny

Award: Award for Community Advancement in Resource-Limited Settings, Global Humanitarian Award

Lynette Denny is the Chair and Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and registered sub-specialist in gynaecological oncology at Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town. Her research interest for the past 15 years has been in preventing cervical cancer in low resource settings and she has published over 100 peer reviewed papers on the subject. She has been a keynote speaker at numerous international conferences. She was awarded the “Distinguished Scientist for Improving the Qua..

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Ali Ayhan

Award: Lifetime Achievement Award

Ali Ayhan, MD, serves as Professor of Gynecologic Oncology, Baskent University School of Medicine and as the chief and director of gynecologic oncology at Baskent Ankara University Hospitals, Vice Chairman of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Medical School of Baskent University. Dr. Ayhan graduated medical school from the University of Istanbul, School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey and then went on to do his residency training at Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Tur..

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