Breast Cancer, Geriatric Oncology
MBBS (Equivalent to US MD degree): University of the West Indies, 2002; Medical Internship: Port of Spain General Hospital, 2002-2003; Resident, Department of Anesthesia, Intensive Care, and Internal Medicine: Port of Spain General Hospital and Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, 2004-2006; Intern and Resident, Department of Internal Medicine: New York Methodist Hospital, 2006-2009; Clinical Fellow, Geriatric Medicine: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2009-2010; Clinical Instructor, Division of Geriatric Medicine: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010-2011; Research Fellow, Geriatric Medicine: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010-2011; Clinical Fellow, Medical Oncology: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011-2013; Assistant Professor: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013-present
Research and Clinical Interests
Dr. Jolly is an Assistant Professor in the UNC Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, and care provider in the Geriatric Oncology Specialty Clinic. He earned his medical degree from the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and completed subspecialty training at the University of Alabama, Birmingham and UNC Chapel Hill. He is a prior Ruth L. Kirschstein National Service Research Award appointee and a current Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Medicine Scholar. His research focuses on the value of geriatric assessment to guide interventions and treatment decisions in older adults with cancer. He has collaborated on several studies that incorporate a concise geriatric assessment and was involved in the conduct of preliminary research that established the feasibility of geriatric assessment in a busy multidisciplinary tertiary referral cancer center clinic and community oncology practices. His long term goal is to become a leader in field with expertise in research and care of older cancer patients.