Sigrid V. Carlsson, MD, PhD, MPH, Faina Shtern, MD, and Wendy L. Poage, MHA, three leaders in the urologic field, each with a unique background, discuss the challenges faced and successes accomplished for women working in urology and medicine as a whole. They also share advice for younger women aspiring to enter these fields.Read More
Wendy L. Poage, MHA
Prostate Conditions Education Council
Wendy Poage, MHA, earned her Bachelor of Science degree at the Colorado State University in 1993 and her Masters of Health Care Administration at Webster University in 1997. Wendy has been the President of the Prostate Conditions Education Council since 1998 and the Administrator of Urologic Oncology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center for over ten years. Wendy's vast experience with prostate cancer includes leadership positions in renowned educational institutions, hospitals, non-profits and private practice settings. Her unique expertise and areas of interests include bridging the gap between patients, research and their medical providers, cause marketing for challenging demographics and building innovative national and international programs that are highly sought after by outside entities. Wendy actively participates in research and has a variety of publications, including scientific abstracts and general magazine articles. Wendy has also been selected to serve with several affiliated non-profits around the country including her role as Vice President of the National Alliance for State Prostate Cancer Coalitions, Obadiah Cole Foundation and the Prostate Cancer Roundtable. As a highly sought after international consultant and resource, she speaks to both physician and patient groups including recent speaking engagements at the American Urological Association, the American Association of Clinical Chemistry, and the Future Directions in Urology Symposium.