Kaidi Wang, M.D., joined the Department of Radiation Oncology residency program in July 2021. She graduated magna cum laude from the Washington University in St. Louis with a bachelor’s degree in biology. She earned her medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.
Dr. Wang’s research and clinical interests include breast cancer, GI and GU malignancies, leukemia and lymphoma, and cancer epidemiology, and infodemiology. She has written several manuscripts on these topics and presented oral and poster presentations at ACRO and ACS.
Outside of medicine, she enjoys playing the piano, dancing, and singing. She also likes to work out and explore nature and local culinary scenes. She was born and raised in Qingdao, China, and moved to the States since college.
Education and Training
- B.A., Biology, magna cum laude, Washington University in St. Louis
- M.D., University of Kentucky College of Medicine
- Internship, Houston Methodist Hospital
Honors and Awards
- American College of Radiation Oncology Resident Travel Grant (2021)
- Best Poster Presentation Award, University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center (2018)
- Academic Distinction, University of Kentucky College of Medicine (2015)
- Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society (2014)
- Summer Research Award, Washington University in St. Louis (2013)
- Civic Engagement Award, Washington University in St. Louis (2013)
- Wang, K., Patel, M., Prabhu, A., & Lewis, G. (2021). First reported case of concurrent sonidegib and radiotherapy for recurrent, advanced basal cell carcinoma. Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy, 26(1), 149-152.
- Leung, W., Shaffer, C. D., Wang, K., Elgin, S. C. R. (2017). Retrotransposons Are the Major Contributors to the Expansion of the Drosophila ananassae Muller F Element. G3 (Bethesda), 7(8), 2439-2460.