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Onyinye Balogun, MD, MSc

Associate Faculty Member, NYGC Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist
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Dr. Onyinye Balogun is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at Weill Cornell Medicine specializing in the treatment of gynecologic and breast malignancies. She is an internationally recognized expert in brachytherapy procedures. She is a graduate of Harvard University and Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Balogun initiated her residency training at the University of Chicago and completed her final year at New York University. Her research focuses on eliminating domestic and global cancer disparities in gynecologic and breast cancer. She is also engaged in global health activities with a focus on improving the delivery of radiation therapy in low and middle income countries. As a Cancer and Ethnicity Scholar at the New York Genome Center, she oversees the Polyethnic 1000 project, an initiative to study the genome’s contribution to cancer disparities, and serves as the co-Principal Investigator of the Polyethnic 1000 endometrial cancer project. She has expanded her genomics research internationally to interrogate endometrial cancer genomics among women of African ancestry. She is the recipient of multiple institutional & national awards including the David Satcher Fellowship for Health Disparities and serves on committees such as the ASCO International Advisory Council and the ASTRO Health Equity Diversity and Inclusion Council.

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