November 24, 2004

Contact: Jennifer Riordan 272-0261 office, 220-0702 cell

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The University of New Mexico School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology continues to shine among the nation's best universities through the division of gynecologic oncology.

The Gynecologic Oncology program at UNM is renowned for being one of the elite research programs to study the prevention of cancer in the cervix and uterus.

The program is an established member of the Gynecologic Oncolgy Group (GOG) and also a member of the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG).

Research conducted by the gynecological oncology program includes:

  • Cancer epidemiology
  • HPV vaccination
  • Spectroscopy
  • Treatment of cervical cancer
  • Endometrial cancer prevention CSF-1
  • GOG treatment and prevention trials.

The program's areas of special interest include:

  • Cancer of the vulva, cervix, uterus, ovary, trophoblast
  • Cancer during pregnancy
  • Gynecological cancer prevention

Contributing to the program's outstanding standards of research and treatment include:

  • Carolyn Muller MD
  • Harriet Smith MD
  • Claire Verschraegen MD
  • Jennifer Trujillo PA
  • Schoenfeld CNP

For more information about research or specialty areas of interest contact Jennifer Riordan 272-0261 office, 220-0702 cell.