Dr. Lenaine Wesney Gives 2024 Victor Politano Lecture

O. Lenaine Westney, MD, FACS, UPRS, Professor of Urology and Urinary Tract and Pelvic Reconstruction Fellowship Director at MD Anderson Cancer Center at the McGovern Medical School at University of Texas-Houston, was the 2024 Victor Politano Lecturer.

Her featured lecture on February 9 was titled “Management and Prevention of Urologic Complications in Non-Genito-urinary Malignancies.” The day prior, she spoke to the Department on “Women in Academic Urology: Successes and Opportunities.”  

Dr. Westney is a pioneer and one of only four African-American female full professors of urology in the U.S. Duke Urology graduate Divya Ajay (2018) did her fellowship under Dr. Westney in Houston and is following a similar path as a reconstructive urologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York.