Foundation for Women’s Cancer – Educating Patients

Dr. Lisa Barroilhet, Associate Professor in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health discusses the launch of the program #MoveTheMessage making educational materials available to patients, and giving access to medical professionals to use the materials and direct patients to them. A survey of gynecologic oncologists found that most felt that access to patient education materials is an important part of patient outcomes and feel that there is a great need for access to online educational resources.

Dr. Barroilhet is an Associate Professor in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She recently appointed as the Dolores Buchler Professor in Gynecologic Oncology. Her primary research interest is the early detection and prevention of ovarian cancer, particularly in high-risk patients. She has been the recipient of the NCI Clinical Care Team Leadership Award, a K12 career development award, and is currently a GOG Scholar Investigator.

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