JWCI Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program Spotlight: Dr. Nguyen

Dr. Nguyen, Class of 2019

Dr. Nguyen obtained her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (Baltimore) where she also spent a year on a Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship working on a neoadjuvant pancreatic cancer vaccine trial. She then completed surgical internship and residency training at the Cleveland Clinic. At Cleveland Clinic, she served as administrative chief resident overseeing over 60 surgical residents and was on the Housestaff Association executive committee which represents over 1,300 trainees. Dr. Nguyen has also spent two years on a T32 grant at the University of Pittsburgh investigating dendritic cell based cancer immunotherapy. She has presented her clinical and translational work at the American College of Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology,  Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association and Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium meetings. 


The John Wayne Cancer Foundation congratulates and salutes the 7 complex general surgical oncology fellows at the John Wayne Cancer Institute (JWCI) at Providence Saint John’s Health Center.   Please look for spotlights on the remarkable physicians they are and will continue to be after graduating from the fellowship program.

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