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Gyncologic Oncology Fellowship Faculty


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Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology


Shariska Petersen, MD, MSCR

Dr. Petersen’s commitment to cancer research started during her undergraduate studies as a Program in Chemical and Physical Biology Scholar funded by the NIH at the University of Chicago. Dr. Petersen subsequently matriculated to the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles joint Charles Drew University Medical Education Program.  Dr. Petersen’s interest and planned career in Gynecologic Oncology, even as a resident physician in Obstetrics and Gynecology, she led multiple clinical research projects and have been involved in collaborations leading to first author publications and presentations at national conferences.  Dr. Petersen recently completed her Master’s in Clinical Research at the University of Kansas.  As a Gynecologic Oncology fellow, Dr. Petersen will be well prepared to continue her commitment to women’s cancer treament and research with a particular interest in ovarian cancer research.

Priya Sabu, MD, MS

Dr. Priya Sabu grew up in the streets that make you feel brand new and the big lights that inspire you; the concrete jungle known as New York City. She completed her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at Stony Brook University and her master's degree in Bioinformatics at New York University. Prior to completing her medical degree at Virginia Commonwealth University, she worked as a science journalist, physics teacher, and part-time pastry chef and cake decorator.

She is an artist and adventure seeker at heart. She practices martial arts, loves to create oil pastel paintings, and experimenting in the kitchen. Her life philosophy is to always be learning.

Chelsea Salyer, MD, MPH

Dr. Salyer received her undergraduate degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine and MPH in Health Policy from the University of Louisville School of Public Health.  Dr. Salyer completed her Ob/Gyn Residency at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, California and completed a year in private practice.  During this time in private practice, Dr. Salyer decided it was important to continue her education and complete a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology with the hope that one day her research will help guide policies to improve cancer care for patients.