History ~ Our Founding Members

Twenty visionary physicians founded the society in 1993.  The Society meets annually, providing education and fellowship to gynecologic oncologists practicing in Florida.

Hervey Averette, MD
Richard Boothby, MD
Phil Caruso, MD
Dennis Cavanaugh, MD
Ron Dudan, MD
Neil Finkler, MD
James Fiorica, MD
Howard Goodman, MD
Mitchell Hoffman, MD
Robert Holloway, MD

James Lapolla, MD
David Martin, MD
Byron Masterson, MD
Linda Morgan, MD
Stephan Nordvquist, MD
James Orr, MD
Hora Praphat, MD
William Roberts, MD
Bernard Sevin, MD
Karl Smith, MD

History ~ Decades of Education

May 7, 1993 ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
Greenlefe Resort, Florida
Chair:  Dr. Roberts
Speakers:  Drs. Hatch and Holmesly


June 10, 1994   FOUNDERS MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club,  Longboat Key, Florida
Chair:  Dr. Holloway
Guest Speakers:  Drs. De Vita, Einstein, Sevin, Taylor


June 4, 1995   1st. ANNUAL MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club,  Longboat Key, Florida
President:  Dr. Averette
Program Chair:  Dr. Gelder
Speakers:  Drs. Alvarez, Berman, Kipersztok, Mahan, Morgan


June 2, 1996   2nd. ANNUAL MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club,  Longboat Key, Florida
President:  Dr. Averette
Program Chair:  Dr. Gelder
Speakers:  Drs. Bailes, Fiorica, Janicek, Masterson, Park


June 8, 1997  3rd.  ANNUAL MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club,  Longboat Key, Florida
President:  Dr. Roberts
Program Chair:  Dr. Fiorica
Speakers:  Drs. Bookman, DeCesare, Goodman, Kupperstein, Markman


June 5, 1998  4th. ANNUAL MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club,  Longboat Key, Florida
President:  Dr. Roberts
Program Chair:  Dr. Fiorica
Speakers:  Drs. Orr, Penalver, Reed, Thigpen, Ward


June 4, 1999  5th. ANNUAL MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club,  Longboat Key, Florida
President:  Dr. Nordqvist
Program Chair:  Dr. Orr
Speakers:  Drs. Boike, Bomberger, Gershenson


June 2, 2000  6th. ANNUAL MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club,  Longboat Key, Florida
President:  Dr. Nordqvist
Program Chair:  Dr. Orr
Speakers:  Drs. Berman, Montz, Podratz


June 8, 2001   7th. ANNUAL MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club,  Longboat Key, Florida
President:  Dr. Holloway
Program Chair:  Dr. Buckley
Speakers:  Drs. Benrubi, Kaplan, DePriest, Stellar


June 6, 2002   8th. ANNUAL MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club,  Longboat Key, Florida
President:  Dr. Holloway
Program Chair:  Dr. Buckley
Speakers:  Drs. Akcsin, Austin, Lawhead, Mirhashemia


June 3, 2003  9th. ANNUAL MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club,  Longboat Key, Florida
President:  Dr. Orr
Program Co-Chairs:  Drs. Ripley and Morgan
Speakers:  Drs. Barter, Grigsby, Knapp, Mundt, Nezhat


June, 2004  10th. ANNUAL MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club,  Longboat Key, Florida
President: Dr. Orr
Program Co-Chairs: Drs. Ripley and Morgan
Speakers: Drs. Barter, Barakat, Alvarez, Tedjarati, Makhlja


June, 2005  11th. ANNUAL MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club,  Longboat Key, Florida
President: Dr. Boothby Program Chair Dr. Arrango
Speakers: Drs. Covens,Escobar, Monk, Sorosky

 
June, 2006  12th. ANNUAL MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club,  Longboat Key, Florida
President: Dr. Boothby  Program Chair Dr. Arrango
Speakers: Drs. Boggess, Chamberlain, Herzog, Armstrong


June 14, 2007  13th. ANNUAL MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club,  Longboat Key, Florida
President:  Dr. Morgan,   Program Chair:  Dr. Grendys
Speakers:  Drs. Hoffman, Schink, Miller, Valea, Wenzel, Roland and Wenham

 
June 12, 2008  14th. ANNUAL MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club,  Longboat Key, Florida
President:  Dr. Morgan,  Program Chair:  Dr. Grendys
Speakers:  Drs. Giuliano, Lancaster, Herzog, Arango, Cassell, Sutton, Sweet, Lurain, Fein, Burnett, and Mantz

 

June, 2009  15th. ANNUAL MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club,  Longboat Key, Florida
President: Dr. Buckley  Program Chair: Dr. Gates
Speakers:  Drs. Goldberg, Huh, Moore, Agarwal, Magrina, Chiu, Satava, Farias-Eisner

 

June, 2010 16th ANNUAL MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club, Longboat Key, Florida
President:Dr. Buckley Program Chair: Dr. Gates
Speakers:Drs. Levenback, Orr, Sutton, Einstein,Diaz-Arrastia,Holcomb, Kuo, Cirisano, Robbins, Honorable Andrew Woods

 
June, 2011 17th ANNUAL MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club, Longboat Key, Florida
President Dr. Grendys, Program Chair Dr. Bigsby
Speakers: Drs. Feranec, Holloway, Naumann, Miller, Orr, Coleman, Iannitti, Patel

  

June, 2012 18th ANNUAL MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club, Longboat Key, Florida
President Dr. Grendys, Program Chair Dr. Bigsby
Speakers Suzanne Boothby, Drs. Boothby, Naumann, Coleman, Brown, Orr, Lancaster, Judson, Zarraga

 

June, 2013 19th ANNUAL MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club, Longboat Key, Florida
President Dr. Penalver, Program Chair Dr. Apte
Speakers Drs. Alvarez, Segal, Lighter,Orr, Holloway, Smith, Naumann, Wenham
 

 

June, 2014 20th ANNUAL MEETING
Resort at Longboat Key Club, Longboat Key, Florida
President Dr. Penalver, Program Chair Dr. Madrigal
Speakers Drs. Nezhat, Naumann, Escobar, Janicek, Orr, Lewin, Ramirez, Diaz, Estape

 

June,2015 21st ANNUAL Meeting

Resort at Longboat Key Club, Longboat Key, Florida

President Dr. Penalver, Program Chair Dr. Madrigal

Speakers Drs. Brown, Herzog, Holloway, Lurain, Naumann, Orr, Runowicz,Slomowitz

June, 2016 22nd ANNUAL Meeting

Resort at Longboat Key Club, Longboat Key, Florida

President Dr. Penalver, Program Chair Dr. Indermaur, Speakers  Drs. Hoffman, Slomowitz, Holloway, Schlumbrecht, Naumann, Orr, Nieves

June, 2017 23rd ANNUAL Meeting

Resort at Longboat Key Club, Longboat Key, Florida

President Dr. James LaPolla, Program Chair Dr. Indermaur, Speakers Drs. Elvin, Naumann, Kondapalli, Holloway, Orr, Panos-Smith, Brown, Valea, Pearson

June, 2018 24th ANNUAL Meeting

Resort at Longboat Key Club, Longboat Key, Florida

President Dr. James LaPolla, Program Chair Dr. Dinh,

Speakers Drs. AbuShahin, Rutherford, Bakkum-Gamez, Holloway, Rushing, Orr, Brown, Dietrich, Haddock, Naumann

First Annual Research Award Winner Dr. Adrianne Mallen