2008 News and Honors
Elizabeth Swisher, MD, featured on King-5 TV: Cancer Breakthroughs Head to Toe
Along with five other UW physicians, Dr Elizabeth Swisher, an Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology's Division of Gynecologic Oncology, will be featured this coming Friday, December 19th, on a KING-5 TV special, Cancer Breakthroughs Head to Toe, from 8 pm to 9 pm.
Dr. Swisher will be highlighting research advances on genetics and the origins of ovarian cancer.
Drs David Eschenbach and Barbara Goff in Women's Health magazine
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology's David Eschenbach, MD, and Barbara Goff, MD were among six UW physicians recently recognized in Women's Health in a feature article on the nation's best medical doctors for women.
Dr. Eschenbach is a Professor (Women's Health Division) and the departmental Chair; Dr. Goff is a Professor and the Director of Ob/Gyn's Division of Gynecologic Oncology. In addition to their clinical and surgical loads, both have a longstanding history of important research in their fields.
Suzanne Peterson, MD, receives local UW SOM grant
Congratulations to Dr Suzanne Peterson, who in March of 2008 received a local grant from the UW School of Medicine, funded by the Institute for Translational Health Sciences Center for Scientific Review in support of her research project entitled "Genetic Susceptibility to Preterm Labor in Mother-Infant Pairs".
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