Sheila Rege is a radiation oncologist and medical director of the Northwest Cancer Clinic, Kennewick, WA. She received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry at the age of 19, from the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) where she was also the recipient of the UCB President’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship. She completed her medical training, including a general surgery internship and residency in radiation oncology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
In addition to maintaining a private practice, Rege has held teaching positions at Louisiana State University Medical Center, UCLA Medical School and the University of Washington, School of Medicine. She is currently an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at Pacific Northwest University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Yakima, WA.
Rege serves as the vice-chair of the Washington State Medical Association AMA delegation and is president-elect of the American College of Radiation Oncology. Previously she served as president of the Benton Franklin Medical Society.
Aside from her work in professional organizations, Rege is active in promoting cancer awareness in her community. Among her undertakings, are a regional radio program, “Cancer Chat with Dr. Rege” and an annual “Rise Above Cancer” event that raises funds to provide financial assistance, cancer education and screening tests for local cancer patients.