George F. Sawaya, MD - Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Dr. Sawaya is an associate professor in residence in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Sawaya serves as chairman of the UCSF Pap Smear Task Force and on the Faculty Advisory Committee for the Comprehensive Cancer Center grant.
His research interests focus on cervical cancer screening, for which he has received numerous grants and served as principal investigator. Dr. Sawaya is a frequent lecturer and author or coauthor of articles in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters.
- MD: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1990
- Internship and Residency in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, UCSF, 1990–1994
- Fellowship: Clinical Research Training Program Scholar, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF, 1994–1996
- Assistant Professor in Residence, University of California, San Francisco
- Co-Investigator, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations
- Research Coordinator, UCSF–Stanford Evidence-Based Practice Center
- Attending Physician, San Francisco General Hospital
- Staff Physician, St. Luke's Hospital, San Francisco
- Sawaya G, Grimes D (1999). New technologies in cervical cytology screening: A word of caution. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 94:307–10.
- Kinney W, Sung H, Kearney D, Sawaya G, et al. (1998). Missed opportunities for cervical cancer screening of HMO members developing invasive cervical cancer. Gynecologic Oncology, 71:428–30.
- G. Sawaya (2000). Liquid-based cytology: Who will benefit? Journal of Cytotechnology, January.
- Sawaya GF, Washington AE (1999). Pap smears—Which techniques should be used and why? Controversies in Gynecology Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, May.
- Sawaya GF, Berlin M (1996). Epidemiology of cervical neoplasia. In S Rubin, ed., Cervical Cancer and Preinvasive Neoplasia, 1st ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippencott-Raven.