Amy Alexander, MD (First Year)
Amy graduated from Harvard with a bachelor of arts in political science in 2006. She completed her medical degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine before finishing her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Magee-Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Amy is completing a Master of Science in Health Services and Outcomes Research at Northwestern during her first year of fellowship. Her research interests include exploring racial health disparities in relation to gynecologic cancers through both qualitative methodology and large database analysis. She is also interested in development of surgical education curriculum.
Anna Strohl, MD (Third Year)
Anna graduated with a Bachelor's degree from Stanford University in 2006 in Human Biology and completed her Master's degree the following year at Stanford University in Sociology. She then went on to Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine were she obtained her MD in 2011. She completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Northwestern University from 2011-2015. Anna has published 17 peer-reviewed scientific publications overall and also authored a book chapter.
Anna's research interests include health disparities in gynecologic cancer, neoadjuvant chemotherapy in ovarian cancer, and outcomes of cancer in pregnancy. During her first year Anna became a co-Investigator on a grant-funded prospective study examining barriers to palliative and hospice care in women diagnosed with terminal gynecologic cancer. Anna continues to spearhead this project which is aimed to improve access to palliative care hoping to help reduce pain and increase comfort in women with cancer. She also took lead on the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery protocol aimed to improve surgical outcomes and patient experience. Anna is also co-investigator on a translational research study investigating novel therapeutic agents for ovarian cancer.