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Bio for Marie E. Wood, M.D.
Marie E. Wood, M.D.

Marie E. Wood, M.D.

Professor of Medicine
Director Familial Cancer Program 
Hematology/Oncology Division, Department of Medicine

Contact Information
Office Location:
Hematology/Oncology Division, UVM Given Building, Suite E214, 89 Beaumont Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405


1978 Bachelor of Science, Biology Hobart and William Smith Colleges Geneva, New York
1985 Doctor of Medicine University of Colorado School of Medicine Denver, Colorado

Postdoctoral Training

1985-1986 Intern, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Hennepin County Medical Center Minneapolis, Minnesota
1986-1988 Resident, Internal Medicine Residency Program, University of Utah Medical CenterSalt Lake City, Utah
1988-1991 Fellow, Hematology/Oncology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado

Certification/Board Eligibility

1988 Internal Medicine
1991 Medical Oncology
2001, 2011 Recertification - Medical Oncology
1991 Hematology (eligible)

Professional Societies

American College of Physicians (ACP) – Active Member
        A. Elected Fellow 2010

National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) - Active Member

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) - Active Member 
        A.  ASCO Publication Committee  
              Appointed Member 6/2004-6/2007
              Chair 6/2007-2008
        B.  ASCO Program Committee  
             Appointed Member 6/2008-6/2011
        C.  ASCO Prevention Committee  
              Appointed Member 6/2009-6/2012
        D.  ASCO IMT Committee  
             Appointed Member 6/2010-6/2013

Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology (Alliance) - Active Member
        A.  Prevention Subcommittee
             Appointed Member 2005- 2011
             Vice Chair 2006-2011
        B.  CCHO Committee
             Executive Committee 2005-present

Action Alliance Cooperative Committee - Active Member
              Prevention Committee
              Vice Chair 2011 – present



Selected publications:

Witherby S, Johnson J, Demers L, Mount S, Littenberg B, Maclean CD, Wood M, Muss H:  Topical Testosterone for Breast Cancer Patients with Vaginal Atrophy Related to Aromatase Inhibitors:  A Phase I/II Study.  The Oncologist.  16(4):424-431, 2011.

Cigler T, Richardson H, Yaffe MJ, Fabian CJ, Johnston D, Ingle JN, Nassif E, Brunner RL, Wood ME, Pater JL, Hu H, Qi S, Tu D, Goss PE:  A randomized, placebo-controlled trial (NCIC CTG MAP .2) examining the effects of exemestane on mammographic breast density, bone density, markers of bone metabolism and serum lip levels in postmenopausal women.  Breast Cancer Res Treat 126(2):453-461, 2011.  (Epub ahead of print Jan 9 2010).

Lubinski J, Murphy J, Shaw P, Domchek S, Kauff N, Offit K, Isaacs C, Tung N,  Olopade O, Foulkes W, Gilchrist D, Manoukian S, McLennan J, Friedman E,  Eisen A, Rennert G, Saal H, Weitzel J, Klijn JG, Fallen T, McKinnon W, Wood  M, Donenberg T, Gronwald J, Huzarski T:  Risk factors for carcinoma of the  fallopian tube in women with and without a germline BRCA mutation.  Gynecol  Oncol 2010 Aug 118(2):155-9 2010.

Ginsburg O, Ghadirian P, Lynch H. Neuhausen S, Kim-Sing C, Robson, M.  Domchek S, Isaacs C, Armel S, Foulkes W, Tung N, Olopade O, Cummings S,  Couch F, Rosen B, Horsman D, Saal H, Warner E, Meschino W, Offit K, Trivedi  A, Osburne M, Gilchrist D, Eng C, Weitzel J, McKinnon W, Wood M, Maugard  C, Ainsworth P, Sweet K, Pasche B, Karlan B, Kurz R, Tulman A, Lemire E,  Mclennan J, Evans G, Elsen A, Daly M, Garber J, Merajver S:  Fertility in women  with BRCA mutations: A case-control study.  Fertil Steril, 2010 Apr 93(6):1805-8.

Wood ME, Fama TA, Ashikaga T, Muss HB: Discrepancy Between Preference  and Actual Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer. Clin Breast Cancer  Oct 1;10(5):398-403, 2010.

For a complete list of Marie Wood's publications, please visit PubMed.