William C. Y. Lo graduated from the dual degree MD-PhD program at Harvard Medical School and is an aspiring radiation oncologist in the physician scientist training track. He completed his PhD degree in the joint Harvard-MIT Medical Engineering and Medical Physics program with the guidance of Professor Brett Bouma (and co-advisor Professor Benjamin Vakoc) at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine (Massachusetts General Hospital, HMS-affiliated teaching hospital), who founded the NIH-funded Center for Biomedical OCT Research and Translation ( He obtained his BASc degree in computer engineering and his MSc degree in medical biophysics from the University of Toronto.