Jennifer Barsky Reese, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at Fox Chase Cancer Center and a licensed psychologist. Dr. Reese’s research focuses on designing, evaluating, and disseminating methods for improving intimacy, interpersonal functioning, and quality of life among those with cancer. Her research is funded by the National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society. Dr. Reese was named a Putnam Scholar by the Academy of Communication in Healthcare in 2018.
Carol L. Kuhle, DO, MPH, is a Consultant and Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine with a second appointment in the Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine at Mayo Clinic, Rochester. She is presently the Director of the Menopause and Women’s Health Clinic at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN which specializes in complicated menopausal hormonal and sexual health issues for adult women with a special focus on cancer survivorship.
Immediate Past Chair
Sharon Bober, PhD, is a Senior Psychologist at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Founding Director of the multi-disciplinary Sexual Health Program at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Bober’s clinical and research efforts focus on developing effective sexual health interventions for cancer patients and survivors, improving doctor-patient communication about sexual function, and addressing late effects for adult survivors of pediatric cancer.
Shari Goldfarb, MD, is a medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Her research focuses on characterizing and improving the negative effects of cancer therapy on sexual health and fertility in cancer survivors. She is currently developing methods to better identify and understand symptoms affecting cancer patients and their overall quality of life. Dr. Goldfarb’s clinical work focuses on women with breast cancer.
Anuja Jhingran MD, is Professor of Radiation Oncology in the Section of Gynecology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and specializes in the treatment of gynecologic cancers. Clinically, she is interested in the management of advanced ovarian, cervical, and endometrial cancers and the use of advanced radiation techniques to minimize toxicity. Dr. Jhingran is heavily involved with the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) and Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) in the development of patient care studies to treat gynecologic cancers and is the national Principal Investigator of several accruing studies including a phase III study in cervical cancer. She is passionate about women’s health issues, especially as it relates to developing country’s efforts to establish improved health care for the general populace, not just the financially able. She travels extensively internationally for cancer education.