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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Gynecologic Oncology Fellows

   
Ruth Stephenson, D.O.

Ruth Stephenson, D.O.
Third Year Fellow

Dr. Ruth Stephenson received her undergraduate degree from Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY, with a bachelors degree in Biochemistry and received her D.O. from new York College of Osteopathic Medicine of NY Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NJ. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Barnabas Medical Center, Linvingston, NJ in June 2012. Dr. Stephenson is passionate about cutting edge surgical techniques and pursuing research that will have the greatest impact on the treatment of women with complex and advanced diseases in the field of gynecologic oncology. She has participated in many triathlons and races as fund-raisers for various organizations. Ruth also loves to travel and completed a humanitarian trip to Haiti during her residency.

Megan Petersen, M.D.

Megan Petersen, M.D.
Second year Fellow

Dr. Megan Petersen earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemisty.  Her medical education was completed at the University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado, earning her Doctorate of Medicine. Dr. Petersen completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City in 2009 and continued on to complete a residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona in June of 2013.  Dr. Petersen is excited to use her Biochemisty background to research and treat women’s cancers, specifically recurrent ovarian cancer. Megan enjoys running marathons, backpacking, mountain climbing, water skiing and traveling.

Eugenia Girda, M.D.
First year Fellow

Dr. Eugenia “Jane” Girda received her undergraduate degree from New York University with a bachelor’s degree in Biology.  She received her Medical Degree from Stony Brook University School of Medicine in Stony Brook, NY.  Dr. Girda completed her residency in 2014 from Montefiore Medical Center/Einstein School of Medicine, Bronx. NY.  Dr. Girda is fluent in 4 languages, including Ukrainian, English, Russian and Spanish.   She is passionate about clinical research and looks forward to being a leader in comprehensive patient care. Her hobbies are competitive Ballroom dancing, playing the violin and the piano.

Amanda Shepherd, M.D.
Incoming Fellow  2015

Dr. Amanda Shepherd received her undergraduate degree  in Biology from The University of South Carolina.  Dr. Shepherd completed her residency in 2013 at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia and is currently pursuing an MSCE degree in Clinical Epidemiology.  Dr. Shepherd’s research interests include treatment approaches for endometrial cancer, HPV typing and cervical cancer prevention in developing countries.  Dr. Shepherd enjoys long distance running and is fluent in both English and Portuguese.  Dr. Shepherd will join our team in July of 2015.