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Joannie M. Ivory MD, MSPH - Division of Oncology

Joannie M. Ivory MD, MSPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine

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Joannie M. Ivory MD, MSPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Areas of Interest

Breast cancer, disparities, equity, community engagement, clinical trials


Dr. Ivory specializes in the treatment of patients with breast cancer with an emphasis on partnering with patients in shared decision making. Her practice is currently located at UNC Main Hospital and Hillsborough locations. Her research interests include addressing factors which contribute to disparities in cancer mortality and devising innovative strategies to optimize clinical trial participation. She is currently a co-investigator on a study to determine site-level predictors and stakeholder perceptions of differences in Black participant recruitment to clinical trials. Dr. Ivory also sits on the medical advisory board for multiple patient-centered organizations including the Promise Fund of Florida and serves as a workgroup member for the American Cancer Society National Breast Cancer Roundtable.

  • Undergraduate

    Xavier University of Louisiana

  • Medical School

    Meharry Medical College

  • Graduate School

    Meharry Medical College

  • Residency

    Saint Louis University Hospital

  • Fellowship

    University of North Carolina