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Nada M. Kawar, MD

Obstetrics-Gynecology Department   Image  
Gynecologic Oncology Division
  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics-Gyncology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
  • Gynecologic Oncology and Breast Surgery Fellowship
    Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island/Brown University
    Providence, RI
  • Obstetrics-Gynecology Residency
    UCSF Medical Center
    San Francisco, CA
  • Washington University School of Medicine
    St. Louis, MO
Honors and Awards
  • Fellow Excellence-in-Teaching Award, Brown Medical School Education, 2013
  • Fellow Excellence-in-Teaching Award, Women and Infants Residency Program, 2010
Areas of Interest
  • Vitamin D derivatives in the treatment of cancer
Professional Service
  • Fellow, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Candidate Member, Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
  • Member, Gynecologic Oncology Group
  • Candidate Member, The Society of Surgical Oncology
  • Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Member, Massachusetts Medical Society

Peer-reviewed Journals

  • Chan JK, Kawar NM, Shin JY, Osann K, Chen LM, Powell CB, Kapp DS.  Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma: A Population Based Analysis.  British Journal of Cancer. 2008, Oct; 99(8):1210-5.
  • Kim KK, Kawar NM, Singh RK, Lange TS, Brard L, Moore RG. Tetrathiomolybdate Induces Doxorubicin Sensitivity in Resistant Tumor Cell Lines.  Gynecologic Oncology, 2011, July; 122(1):183-9.
  • Moore RG, Lange TS, Robison K, Kim KK, Uzun A, Horan TC, Kawar NM, Yano N, Chu SR, Mao Q, Brard L, DePaepe ME, Padbury JF, Arnold LA, Brodsky A, Shen TL, Singh RK. Efficacy of a Non-Hypercalcemic Vitamin-D2 Derived Anti-Cancer Agent (MT19c) and Inhibition of Fatty Acid Synthesis in an Ovarian Cancer Xenograft Model. PLoS ONE, 2012, April; 7(4): e34443. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0034443.
  • Kawar NM, Maclaughlan S, Horan TC, Uzun A, Lange TS, Kim KK, Hopson R, Singh AP, Preetal S. Sidhu PS, Glass KA, Shaw S, Padbury JF, Vorsa N, Arnold LA, Moore RG, Brard L, Singh RK. PT19c, Another Nonhypercalcemic Vitamin D2 Derivative, Demonstrates Antitumor Efficacy in Epithelial Ovarian and Endometrial Cancer Models. Genes and Cancer, 2013, Nov/Dec.

Book Chapters

  • Kawar NM, & Merritt DF.  (2007) Defects of the Reproductive Organs: Vaginal Agenesis.  In Judd, S.J. (Ed.), Congenital Disorders Sourcebook.  (pp.519-523). Detroit, MI: Omnigraphics, Health Reference Series.   
  • King H, Hill EK, Kawar NM, Rizack T, Gass J.  (2012) Basics of Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer, ASBS: Handbook of Breast Surgery.