Dr. Van Hoyweghen is born in Temse, Belgium to Hendrik van Hoyweghen and Maria Servotte.
Dr. Van Hoyweghen receives a diploma from Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-Presentatie, a secondary school in Sint Niklaas, Belgium.
Dr. Van Hoyweghen joins the international group of medical mission sisters in Holland.
Dr. Van Hoyweghen earns a Doctor of Medicine from Utrecht University in the Netherlands.
Dr. Van Hoyweghen completes her surgical residency in New York, New York.
Dr. Van Hoyweghen receives a fellowship from the John L. Madden Surgical Society.
Dr. Van Hoyweghen serves as a general surgeon for the local government in Mwanza, Tanzania.
Dr. Van Hoyweghen receives a fellowship from the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Van Hoyweghen serves as a general surgeon with Caritas in Juba, South Sudan.
Dr. Van Hoyweghen serves as a general surgeon with Medical Mission Sisters in Attat, Ethiopia and with Terre des Hommes in Serabu, Sierra Leone.
Dr. Van Hoyweghen receives a fellowship from the International College of Surgeons.
Dr. Van Hoyweghen serves as a senior surgeon with the local government in Lilongwe, Malawi and travels to Cape Town, South Africa to help improve the underdeveloped field of pediatric surgery in Malawi.
Dr. Van Hoyweghen serves with the general government and Medical Mission Sisters in Nairobi, Kenya, and she becomes an Elected Sector Africa Coordinator.
Dr. Van Hoyweghen becomes a fellow of the East African College of Surgeons.
Dr. Van Hoyweghen receives a European Masters in Bioethics from University of Louvain in Belgium.
Dr. Van Hoyweghen is honored with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who.