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Gustavo C. Rodriguez , MD

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology

Contact Information



  • Undergraduate: BS, Economics, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
  • Medical School: MD, University of Illinois Medical School, Chicago, IL
  • Residency: OB/GYN, University of lllinois Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Fellowship: ACS Clinical Fellow OB/GYN, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Research and Academic Interests

Dr. Rodriguez' current research focus is in the field of cancer prevention, where he is striving to develop an effective pharmacological strategy for ovarian cancer prevention. His research is funded by several grants, including two from the Department of Defense, and one from the National Cancer Institute.

Besides writing extensively and conducting research on ovarian cancer, he has also given numerous national and international presentations on the disease

Honors and Awards

  • (1979) Phi Beta Kappa
  • (1984) Alpha Omega Alpha
  • (1986) Resident Research Award, University of Illinois
  • (1988) Resident Research Award, University of Illinois
  • (1990) Best Oral Presentation, ACOG District IV Meeting
  • (1991) Resident Teaching Award, Duke University Medical Center
  • (1992) Best Fellow Paper-Resident's Day, Duke University Medical Center
  • (1994) The Berlex Scholar Award, The Berlex Foundation
  • (1995) American Cancer Society Career Development Award
  • (1999) First Prize, Plenary Presentation, Helene Harris Biannual Ovarian Cancer Research Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden

Professional Memberships/Affiliations/Activities

  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • The Carter Society
  • Gynecologic Oncology Group
  • Fellow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
  • Cancer Prevention and Control Committee, Gynecologic Oncology Group
  • Participant, Helene Harris Memorial Trust Biennial Ovarian Cancer Meeting: Houston, 2001
  • Participant, NIH/SGO Conference on the Future Directions of Ovarian Cancer Research, 2000
  • Program Committee, Society of Gynecologic Oncologists' Meeting, San Francisco, 1999
  • Participant, Helene Harris Memorial Trust Biennial Ovarian Cancer Meeting, Stockholm, 1999


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