Jean Claude (Jean-Claude) M. Rwigema, M.D.

  1. Radiation Oncologist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English

Dr. Jean-Claude M. Rwigema is a senior associate consultant and assistant professor in the department of radiation oncology at Mayo Clinic Arizona. He completed residency in radiation oncology at UCLA where he served as chief resident, followed by a Mayo scholar proton therapy fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. He treats primarily head and neck cancer and genitourinary malignancies.

  • Proton therapy
  • Lung cancer
  • Genitourinary cancers
  • Head and neck cancers
  1. 2016
    Residency - Radiation OncologyUniversity of California, Los Angeles
  2. 2012
    Internship - Internal MedicineBanner Good Samaritan Medical Center
  3. 2011
    MDUniversity of Pittsburgh
  4. 2005
    BSEUniversity of Pittsburgh
  5. 2002
    BS - ChemistryLa Roche College

Certifications

  1. 2017
    Radiation OncologyAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    Top Poster Presentation Award2018 ESTRO Meets Asia Annual Meeting-Singapore
  2. 2015
    Travel Grant AwardRoswell Park Cancer Institute
  3. 2011
    Excellence in Radiation Oncology Research AwardUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  4. 2011
    Gateway Medical Society AwardUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  5. 2010
    ASTRO Medical Student Research AwardUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  6. 2010
    Minority Scholar in Cancer Research AwardAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  7. 2010
    Research & Education Foundation Research Medical Student GrantRadiological Society of North America
  8. 2010
    Stanford Clinical and Translational Research (CTR) Scholars Program Travel Grant AwardStanford University School of Medicine
  9. 2007
    Research AwardAmerican Federation for Aging Research
  10. 2005
    Dean Nomination as Top 0.05% of US College StudentsThe National Dean's List
  11. 2005
    Omega Chi EpsilonUniversity of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering
  12. 2004
    Engineering Co-Op Student of the YearUniversity of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering; College of Arts and Sciences
  13. 2002
    Summa Cum LaudeLa Roche College

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    MemberGU Committee, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
  2. 2017 - present
    MemberRare Cancer Network
  3. 2015 - 2016
    Resident RepresentativeResidency Admission and Interview Committee, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
  4. 2014 - 2016
    MemberYoung Professionals Program, Los Angeles World Affairs Council; Young Professionals Program
  5. 2014 - present
    Resident RepresentativeInternal Advisory Committee Center, UCLA Center for World Health
  6. 2012 - 2016
    MemberAssociation of Residents in Radiation Oncology
  7. 2012 - 2016
    MemberAmerican Brachytherapy Society
  8. 2012 - 2016
    MemberRadiological Society of North America
  9. 2012 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Radiation Oncology
  10. 2011 - 2013
    MemberEducation Task Force Committee, American Society for Radiation Oncology
  11. 2009 - 2011
    PresidentRadiation Oncology Interest Group, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  12. 2007 - 2008
    PresidentUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Christian Medical Association
  13. 2006 - 2011
    Student AdvisorUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Student National Medical Association
  14. 2006 - 2007
    MemberMedical Student Admissions Interviewing Committee, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Publications