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MD, Professor, UNC-Chapel Hill, Clinical Research, Gynecologic Oncology Program

UNC-Chapel Hill
Clinical Research
Gynecologic Oncology Program

Area of interest

Groesbeck Parham, MD is Director of the CIDRZ Cervical Cancer Prevention Program and professor of gynecologic oncology in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A board-certified gynecologic oncologist, Dr. Parham completed his obstetrics and gynecology residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, urogynecology fellowship at the University of London and Khartoum Teaching Hospital in Sudan, and gynecologic oncology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Parham moved to Lusaka, Zambia in 2005 to establish the CIDRZ Cervical Cancer Prevention Program. Before moving to Lusaka, he served as director of the divisions of gynecologic oncology at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science (Los Angeles, CA) and the University of Arkansas School of Medicine.

Awards and Honors

  • 2014 Humanitarianism and Volunteerism Award, Gynecologic Oncology Foundation

  • 2011 Hugh R.K. Barber Lectureship and Presidential Award for Best Oral Abstract, 41st Annual Meeting, Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, Orlando, Florida
  • 2010 Best Poster Award, Public Health Category, 26th Annual International Papillomavirus Conference and Clinical Workshop, Montreal, Canada
  • 2007 America’s Top Oncologists, Consumers, Research Council of America
  • 2007 Best Clinical Practice Poster Award, 37th Annual Meeting Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, Palm Springs, California
  • 2006 Coretta Scott King Humanitarian Award, Birmingham, Alabama
  • 2005 Outstanding Healthcare Achievement in the 7th Congressional District of Alabama, Celebration of Excellence, Congressional Black Caucus, Washington, D.C.
  • 1999 Medaille d’Excellence Laureate for HIV/AIDS and Women’s Health, Fete d’Excellence United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1998 Best Doctors in America
  • 1998 Best Gynecologic Oncologist in Arkansas, Arkansas Times Annual Survey
  • 1997 401 Best Doctors for Women in the USA, Good Housekeeping Magazine
  • 1996-97 Best Doctors in America: Central Region
  • 1994-99 Red Sash Award (Outstanding Teacher), University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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