For dedicated service to advocate and research communities, as the largest global, non-government funder of ovarian cancer research, having raised over $100 million for research/services and developed and conducted extensive advocacy programs including Survivors Teaching Students® through which ovarian cancer survivors and family members have trained/reached nearly 100,000 medical and other health professions students About the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance The Ovarian Cancer Research Allian..
Runcie C.W. Chidebe & Project PINK BLUE Founder & Executive Director, Project PINK BLUE Abuja, Nigeria For outstanding advocacy throughout Nigeria and in global forums, including founding Project PINK BLUE—an organization focused on cancer advocacy, oncology training, and research—as well as influencing the establishment of the National Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment, developing numerous programs to serve the most needy, and changing cancer awareness and care throughout ..
Nathalie Dauphin McKenzie, MD (USA) & Innovating Health International (Haiti) Director, Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program AdventHealth Cancer Institute Orlando, Florida USA For courageous, ongoing advocacy for survivors-patients in the USA and Haiti, including traveling to Haiti several times a year—at great personal risk—to perform life-saving surgeries (otherwise unavailable) and to train oncologists to do the same, currently primarily through Innovating Health International, a P..
For her mentorship and leadership with gynecologic oncology sub-specialty training programs in Ethiopia, specifically at Addis Ababa University and initiating a program at St. Paul’s Millenium Medical College. This award recognizes a deep commitment and dedication to gynecologic oncology, exemplifying the core components of teaching and education. About Dr. Rahel Ghebre Dr. Rahel Ghebre is a gynecologic oncologist and faculty with IGCS sponsored gynecologic oncology fellowship in Ethiopia...
For her exemplary leadership in multiple gynecologic oncology organizations, commitment to science, research and clinical trials. About Professor Colombo Professor Nicoletta Colombo graduated in medicine in 1980, completing specialty training in obstetrics and gynaecology in 1984 at the University of Milan, Italy. After a training period at Charing Cross Hospital and Royal Marsden Hospital in London, she became a Clinical Research Associate at the Kaplan Cancer Center, New York University, where..
Co-Founder of the Gynecologic Cancer InterGroup (GCIG), Ms. Bacon is a recipient of the IGCS 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award for her lifelong dedication to women’s health and serving the gynecologic cancer community though nursing, clinical trial coordination and international team building, advocacy, and volunteerism. About Monica Bacon As a resident Canadian citizen, born in England (of Austrian parentage) and having lived for several years in the USA, and travelled much of the world, Ms..