Dr. Vadgama is Professor of Medicine, at the Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, and UCLA School of Medicine. He is also the Chief of the Division of Cancer Research and Training, and Director of Molecular Oncology Program in the Department of Internal Medicine at Charles Drew University (CDU). Dr. Vadgama holds the Endowed Chair for Cancer Research, and is the Director of the Cancer Cluster at CDU. Dr. Vadgama has represented the University at several national forums on minorities and cancer. He has also chaired internal committees at CDU and Martin Luther King Junior-Multi Service Ambulatory Care Center (formerly known as the King-Drew Medical Center), which establishes state-of-the-art cancer research, treatment, education and training and outreach programs.