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Medical Director, UNC Adolescents and Young Adults Oncology Program Associate Professor, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Dr. Smitherman is a pediatric hematologist and oncologist, with interests in adolescent and young adult cancer care, survivorship care, treatment-associated late effects and outcome research. In particular, his research focuses on:

  • Providing and improving cancer care for survivors of childhood, adolescent and young adult cancers.
  • Characterizing emerging chronic treatment related morbidities and identifying biomarkers predictive of these morbidities through prospective cohort studies.

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