Dr. Lavin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina School of Medicine. He is board certified in Psychiatry and has completed fellowship training in Palliative Medicine. Dr. Lavin serves as an attending physician in the UNC Palliative Care Program and is also a Psychiatry attending physician in the Comprehensive Cancer Support Program.
Dr. Lavin completed his medical school and masters in public health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He finished his Psychiatry training at Vanderbilt University, and did a Palliative Care Fellowship at the University of Washington in Seattle. His clinical interests are in exploring innovative ways to integrate psychiatry and palliative care, providing excellent psychiatric care to the palliative care population, and supporting patients with mental illness and palliative care needs.