Dennis Wigle, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. General Surgeon
  2. Thoracic Surgeon

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  • Thoracic oncology
  1. 2002
    Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - Molecular and Medical GeneticsSamuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital
  2. 1997
    MD - Faculty of MedicineUniversity of Toronto
  3. 1994
    PhDDepartment of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Queen's University
  4. 1991
    MScDepartment of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Queen's University
  5. 1989
    BSc - Faculty of ScienceUniversity of Waterloo

Certifications

  1. 2006
    Thoracic SurgeryRoyal College of Physicians & Surgeons Canada
  2. 2005
    General SurgeryRoyal College of Physicians & Surgeons Canada

Awards and honors

  1. 2010
    CHEST Foundation/LUNGevity Foundation Clinical Research Award in Lung CancerAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  2. 2009
    NIH K12 Career Development AwardMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  3. 2008
    Surgery Subspecialty Teaching AwardDepartment of Surgery
  4. 2008
    Mayo Clinic Early Career Development Award for Clinician ScientistsMayo Clinic Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  5. 2006
    Faculty Scholarship AwardAmerican College of Surgeons
  6. 2006
    New Investigator AwardDepartment of Surgery
  7. 2006
    Surgical Scientist AwardDepartment of Surgery
  8. 2006
    Career Development AwardInternational Society For Heart and Lung Transplantation
  9. 2006
    Clinical Investigator AwardDepartment of Surgery
  10. 2005
    F. Griffith Pearson Award for Best Resident/Fellow TeacherDivision of Thoracic Surgery, University of Toronto
  11. 1999
    Chisholm FellowshipDepartment of Surgery, University of Toronto
  12. 1999
    Starr Medal-Outstanding Scholarship in Postgraduate MedicineDepartment of Surgery, University of Toronto
  13. 1999
    Postdoctoral Research FellowshipMolecular and Medical Genetics, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Toronto, Canada
  14. 1994
    Professor's Prize-Outstanding Graduate Work in Anatomy & Cell BiologyQueen's University
  15. 1993
    C. S. Wainwright Prize-High Academic Standing in the First & Second Medical YearsFaculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  16. 1993
    Heart & Stroke Foundation Program Training Award-Medical-Scientist TraineeshipDivision of Cardiovascular Research, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
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Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    Executive Board MemberMesothelioma Foundation SAB Executive Board
  2. 2014 - present
    MemberDivision of General Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery
  3. 2013 - 2014
    Vice ChairRespiratory Committee, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
  4. 2013
    MemberInternational Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)
  5. 2012 - 2015
    MemberPrevention Committee, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
  6. 2012 - present
    ChairMayo Clinic Stem Cell Oversight Committee
  7. 2012 - present
    ChairRegenerative Medicine Biotrust, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine
  8. 2012 - present
    Executive Committee MemberGeneral Thoracic Surgery Club
  9. 2012 - present
    MemberReview Committee, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
  10. 2010 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  11. 2010 - present
    MemberGeneral Thoracic Surgery Club
  12. 2010 - present
    Advisory Board MemberLung Cancer Foundation of America
  13. 2010 - present
    MemberPriestley Society
  14. 2010 - present
    Organizer and ModeratorGeneral Thoracic Surgery Club
  15. 2009 - 2011
    ChairAmerican College of Surgeons Oncology Group
  16. 2009 - 2011
    Executive Committee MemberAmerican College of Surgeons Oncology Group
  17. 2009
    Question WriterSelf-Education Self-Assessment in Thoracic Surgery
  18. 2009
    Program Committee Representative17th Annual Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology & 8th Annual European Conference on Computational Biology
  19. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  20. 2009 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  21. 2009 - present
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  22. 2008 - 2011
    Vice ChairNorth Central Cancer Treatment Group, Surgery Committee
  23. 2008 - 2011
    Vice ChairNorth Central Cancer Treatment Group, Lung Committee
  24. 2008 - present
    MemberMedical Oncology Lung Cancer Search Committee, Mayo Clinic
  25. 2008 - present
    Associate MemberMayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  26. 2008 - present
    Program Committee LiaisonGeneral Thoracic Surgery Club
  27. 2008 - present
    Program CommitteeRobert J. Ginsberg Clinical Trials Day General Thoracic Surgery Club
  28. 2007 - 2011
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons Oncology Group
  29. 2007 - 2008
    RepresentativeDepartment of Surgery
  30. 2007 - 2008
    Department of Surgery RepresentativeOncology Review Committee (Previously, Protocol Review Committee), Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Committees, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  31. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  32. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  33. 2006 - 2012
    Associate MemberInternational Society For Heart and Lung Transplantation
  34. 2006 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Surgery
  35. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Thoracic Society
  36. 2005 - present
    FellowRoyal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  37. 2002
    Organizer and ModeratorToronto Mouse Bioinformatics Workshop, Toronto, Canada
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Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.