Megan Sterlina, PA-C, is the physician assistant with the lymphoma program at the North Carolina Cancer Hospital. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2006 with a double major in biology and psychology. She then worked at UNC Hospitals in both the occupational therapy department and in the Mohs surgery clinic before beginning PA school in 2010. She graduated with her MMS from Wake Forest University Physician Assistant Program in 2012 and started with the heme malignancy program at UNC later that year. Megan is also the hematology unit coordinator for the UNC Physician Assistant Program. Megan is passionate about education, for both her students and patients, and hopes to empower others through knowledge and understanding.

Megan has been nominated for the Oncology Service Excellence Award in 2018 and 2019, and is the Hematology Unit Coordinator for the UNC Physician Assistant Program.

Megan’s colleagues feel very fortunate to work with her. According to Dell Strayhorn, FNP who works with Megan, “she is the ultimate team player, always helping out when there is a need. She is passionate about her job and it is clear how much she loves working here. She is cheerful, enthusiastic in clinic and takes outstanding care of our patients!. She is very deserving of this Spotlight.”

Outside of work, Megan enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, travel, and cheering on the Tar Heels