Wilfred (Wil) Ngwa is the Director of the Global Health Catalyst at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at Harvard Medical School. Wil earned a Bachelors degree at the University of Buea Cameroon, graduate degrees at the University of Leipzig Germany, and subsequently postdoctoral  and clinical training at Harvard Medical School. He currently leads a global health program with research developing new technologies and approaches to boost cancer cure rates and reduce global health disparities. This work has been recognized with a number of awards, including the prestigious BWH BRIght Future’s Prize in 2015 (for the project “Tiny Drones to Target Cancer”). Other awards include two “Best in Physics” Awards by the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) and Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists, Research Excellence Awards from the National Cancer Institute and innovation awards from Partners Healthcare, among other awards.