It is with great sadness we report that Barbara A. Winkler, MD passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2020 from complications with COVID-19.
Dr. Winkler completed her pathology residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center and was a Pathologist at CareMount Medical in Mount Kisco, New York. Dr. Winkler was an active member of the ASC and the College of American Pathologists. She was recently Chair of the ASC Public Affairs and Advocacy Committee from 2013-2016 and a Member of the CAP’s Cytopathology Committee. She was the force and the inspiration behind the humanitarian efforts at CervicoCusco, a Peruvian non-profit organization committed to improving the health and quality of life of Peruvian women through the prevention of cervical cancer.
Dr. Winkler is survived by her husband of 45 years, Dr. David Enrique Monsanto, daughter, Gabriela, and son-in-law, Kevin. She was a devoted aunt to Dominick and Henry Fortnash and a loving sister to David Winkler. She loved to watch and play tennis, traveling, shopping, going to Broadway shows, but above all, she loved the opera. She was an avid reader but her real passion besides her family was cooking.
Those who worked with Dr. Winkler remember her very fondly for her wisdom, guidance, kindness, compassion, humor, and friendship. She was loved by all. May her memory be eternal.