• BA Biology | Grinnell College 2006
  • PhD Cancer Biology | University of Chicago 2010
  • MD Mayo Clinic School of Medicine 2014
  • Residency Stanford University 2019
  • Clinical Focus Breast Cancer, Gynecologic Cancers, and Brachytherapy

Dr. Nwachukwu is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Radiation Oncology and is an active member of the Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Disease Teams. She is also a member of the RMAS Center of Health Equity Education and Research (CHEER).

A dedicated educator, Dr. Nwachukwu serves as the Associate Program Director (APD) of our Radiation Oncology Residency Program, a role she had at UT Southwestern prior to joining UC San Diego. She has a passion for research with a focus of improving the quality and delivery of radiation therapy in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMIC) in east Africa. She has published over 25 manuscripts primarily focused on novel radiotherapy approaches in gynecologic cancers, including automated planning and adaptive radiotherapy.