Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Wellness committee, Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Current Yale WRHR Scholars & Their Mentors
Below, learn more about our two current scholars, Reshef Tal, MD, PhD, and Gary Altwerger, MD and their respective mentors.
- Gary Altwerger, M.D. is a Gynecologic oncologist in the department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Altwerger has a special interest in early uterine cancer detection, identification of predictive and prognostic biomarkers in precancerous lesions, and has been published in novel treatment techniques for gynecologic cancers. He is the currently the Supervising Physician for the Inpatient Gynecologic Oncology Physicians Assistants, and Assistant Director of Inpatient Gynecologic Oncology Services, and serves on the IRB committee reviewing cancer research protocols at Yale New Haven Hospital. Dr. Altwerger’s laboratory is working on identifying ways to target DNA repair pathways in advanced uterine cancer. He additionally is implementing novel surgical techniques for the treatment of early-stage gynecologic cancer. Dr. Altwerger is the PI on multiple rare gynecologic cancer protocols.
Robert E. Hunter Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and Professor of Genetics; Chair, Therapeutic Radiology
Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences; Co-Chief, Section of Gynecologic Oncology
Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; Disease Aligned Research Team Leader, Gynecologic Oncology Program, Yale Cancer Center; Co-Chief, Section of Gynecologic Oncology
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences; Director, Yale Fetal Care Center
Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and of Pediatrics; Vice Chair, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences; Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs, Yale Medicine