Dr. Jesus Juarez was born in Queretaro, Mexico and raised in Northern California. He attended the University of California at Davis and received his bachelor’s degree in Genetics. He then pursued his medical training at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. While in medical school, Dr. Juarez completed his master’s thesis in the Department of Immuno-Oncology at City of Hope National Cancer Center where he researched the immunosuppressive role of macrophages within the tumor microenvironment in triple negative breast cancer. He received a Conquer Cancer Foundation Fellowship to study disparities in prostate cancer among Black men. Dr. Juarez completed a year of preliminary training in Internal Medicine at Kaiser Permanente and is excited to be continuing his training in Radiation Oncology at UCLA.