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Premier Comprehensive Cancer Center in the Cloud (C4): Powered by Artificial Intelligence

February 25, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Rutgers Global Health Institute is hosting a guest faculty seminar at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 25, 2022, as part of its Viewpoints in Global Health Research: Guest Faculty Seminar Series.

This online seminar will be presented by:

portrait of Wil NgwaWilfred Ngwa
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Global Health Catalyst

Premier Comprehensive Cancer Center in the Cloud (C4): Powered by Artificial Intelligence
Imagine taking the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and putting it in the cloud, where it is accessible from any geographic location for cancer care, research, and education, without disparities. In this seminar, the first example of such a Comprehensive Cancer Center in the cloud (C4), powered by artificial intelligence, is presented with data that will show its potential for real impact. This would be a win-win approach for global health that can significantly address disparities in the U.S. and globally. Opportunities for collaboration and scale also will be presented. 

About the Presenter
Wilfred Ngwa is a faculty member at Johns Hopkins Medicine, where he is a distinguished professor of public health at the Institute for Clinical Translational Research and an associate professor of radiation oncology. He also is director of the Global Health Catalyst, launched at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute summit in 2015 and dedicated to catalyzing high-impact international collaborations to increase access to cancer care research and education and to reduce disparities.

Ngwa has held faculty appointments at Harvard and guest professorships at the University of Pennsylvania in the U.S. and the University of Heidelberg in Germany. He currently chairs the Lancet Oncology commission for cancer control in sub-Saharan Africa. He has published three books on global health in radiation oncology and more than 100 peer-reviewed articles in journals that include Nature, Science, Lancet, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and Red Journal. He is on the editorial boards for the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Journal of Global Oncology and Frontiers in Oncology and is the lead editor of the IOPscience Publishing series on global health. Ngwa is committed to catalyzing collaborations between high-income and low/middle-income countries to advance global oncology through working with individuals, institutions, the diaspora, industry, and government to ensure sustainability and impact.

Online via Zoom

Free and open to the public. For more information, email For more events, visit the seminar series page on the Rutgers Global Health Institute website or explore the institute’s full online calendar.

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February 25, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Online via Zoom


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