Rigoberto E. De Jesus Pizarro

Rigoberto E. De Jesus Pizarro, MD

Second-year Fellow

Began fellowship in 2021


2006-2011 BCh, Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
2014-2018 MD, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Post-Graduate Training
2018-2021 Internal Medicine Residency, University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
Honors & Awards
2014 Association of University of Puerto Rico Alumni and Friends Abroad Scholarship
2015 American Society of Hematology Minority Student Award Program
2015 Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation Summer Fellowship
2017 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Underrepresented Minority Elective Program
2018 Magna Cum Laude MD
2018 Outstanding Intern Award
2019 Global Health Elective, Navajo Nation, Chinle, AZ
2020 ASH Minority Resident Hematology Award Program

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

  • The DNA Double-Strand Break Response Is Abnormal in Myeloblasts From Patients With Therapy-Related Acute Myeloid Leukemia
    Jacoby MA, De Jesus Pizarro RE, Shao J, Koboldt DC, Fulton RS, Zhou G, Wilson RK, Walter MJ
    Leukemia 2014 Jun;28(6):1242-51
  • Acquired Copy Number Alterations of miRNA Genes in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Are Uncommon
    Ramsingh G, Jacoby MA, Shao J, De Jesus Pizarro RE, Shen D, Trissal M, Getz AH, Ley TJ, Walter MJ, Link DC
    Blood 2013 Oct 10;122(15):e44-51