Medical School
Mayo Medical School (2014)
Massachusetts General Hospital (2015), Internal Medicine
Stanford University Medical Center (2019), Radiation Oncology

Research Interest

  • Global oncology initiatives with the goal of expanding the role of radiation oncologists in achieving more equitable health care for all global citizens through humanitarian outreach, education, and research
  • Gynecologic malignancies
  • Women's health


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

MicroRNA-30c inhibits human breast tumour chemotherapy resistance by regulating TWF1 and IL-11.
Bockhorn J, Dalton R, Nwachukwu C, Huang S, Prat A, Yee K, Chang YF, Huo D, Wen Y, Swanson KE, Qiu T, Lu J, Young Park S, Eileen Dolan M, Perou CM, Olopade OI, Clarke MF, Greene GL, Liu H Nat Commun 2013 Jan 4 1393
Basal-like Breast cancer DNA copy number losses identify genes involved in genomic instability, response to therapy, and patient survival.
Weigman VJ, Chao HH, Shabalin AA, He X, Parker JS, Nordgard SH, Grushko T, Huo D, Nwachukwu C, Nobel A, Kristensen VN, Børresen-Dale AL, Olopade OI, Perou CM, Breast Cancer Res. Treat. 2012 Jun 133 3 865-80
CpG island methylation affects accessibility of the proximal BRCA1 promoter to transcription factors.
Xu J, Huo D, Chen Y, Nwachukwu C, Collins C, Rowell J, Slamon DJ, Olopade OI, Breast Cancer Res. Treat. 2010 Apr 120 3 593-601

Honors & Awards

  • African Cancer Leaders Institute (ACLI) Bursary Award
  • Goldberg-Reeder Resident Travel Grant
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Loan Repayment Program
  • Rodney L. Million Fund for Innovation in Clinical Care
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Medical Association Selected Fellow
  • Stanford University, Center for Innovation in Global Health - SEED Grant
  • American Association of University Women Fellowship
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure - AACR Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Award
  • The University of Chicago Cancer Biology Training Grant
  • Bernice Goldblatt Fellowship

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) (2018)
  • African Organization for Research and Training in Africa (AORTIC) (2017)
  • International Cancer Expert Corp (ICEC) (2017)
  • Radiologic Society of North America (RSNA) (2017)
  • American Association for Women Radiologists (AAWR) (2016)
  • American College for Radiation Oncology (ACRO) (2016)
  • American Association of University Women (AAUW) (2011)
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) (2011)
  • American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) (2007)