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Dr. Larry Maxwell

Dr. Maxwell has been the Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Inova Fairfax Hospital since his retirement from the U.S. Army in 2011 after 20 years of service. In this role, he oversees over 200 OB-GYN and subspecialty groups, manages 6 hospital owned community practices, and serves as the senior medical officer for the Inova Women’s Hospital as well as the Inova Health System Women’s service line across five hospitals. In addition, he serves as the Associate Director of Translational Science for the Inova Schar Cancer Institute.  He has substantial experience providing administrative and programmatic leadership over multi-institutional research consortia serving as the co-Principal Investigator of several DOD-funded program projects , co-P.I. of the DOD-funded Gynecologic Cancer Center of Excellence (GYN-COE) (one of three intramural cancer research programs within the DOD) and site P.I. for the AHRQ funded COMPARE-UF consortium.

Within the Cancer Moonshot APOLLO program, he serves as a member of the Executive Committee, co-Chair the Tissue Work Group, Chair the Ovarian, Uterine and Cervix Diseases Oriented Teams (DOT), co-Direct the Research Pathology Center in the mission to characterize 8,000 cancers integrating proteogenomics, clinical data, patient reported outcomes, and imaging features.  As the founder of the Globe-athon to End Women’s Cancer campaign, and Chairman of Globe-athon International Inc., he oversees a network of physician leaders in 80+ countries and aligned with over 90 advocacy groups and professional organizations in order to transcend disparities in raising awareness of gynecologic cancers. Dr Kunle Odunsi and he also serves as co-P.I.s on the DOD/SPORE Ovarian Cancer Omics Consortium, the first alliance to partner three ovarian cancer SPORE programs with the intramural DOD GYN cancer research program (i.e. GYN-COE). Given his background in oversite of research consortia and my investigative interests in disparities research, he should provide valuable support to the UNC SPORE EAB.