Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology

Education

  • University of Michigan, MI, 2001

Residencies & Internships

  • University of Michigan, Internal Medicine, MI, 2004

Fellowships

  • University of Michigan, Hematology/Oncology, MI, 2008

About Me

Biographical Statement:
Dr. Clara Hwang is a medical oncologist with special interests in cancer of the prostate, bladder, kidney, and testes. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan’s School of Medicine program. After her graduation, Dr. Hwang completed her residency in internal medicine and fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of Michigan.

She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine and medical oncology. Dr. Hwang is currently involved in research about why prostate cancer is resistant to chemotherapy, and the genes that cause varied responses to docetaxel (a type of chemotherapy medication).

Awards and Honors:

  • American Association for Cancer Research (2006-Present)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (2005-Present)
  • Harvard National Scholar (1991)
  • Howard Hughes Medical Student Research Fellow (1997-1999)
  • Michigan Society of Hematology/Oncology (2008-Present)
  • National Institutes of Health Student Biomedical Research Grant (1996)
  • SPORE Development Award (1996)
  • Southwest Oncology Group (2008-Present)
  • Susan Evarts Herman Scholar (1993-1995)
  • Walther Cancer Institute Durant Fellowship (2008)

Languages

English

Gender

Female

Locations

Henry Ford Hospital
2799 West Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48202
Henry Ford Medical Center - Columbus
39450 W 12 Mile Rd
Novi, MI 48377

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • Henry Ford Macomb Hospital - Clinton Township
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital