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Professor; Division Head, General Adult Psychiatry; Director, Comprehensive Cancer Support Program



Division Head, General Adult Psychiatry

Director, Comprehensive Cancer Support Program


UNC Hospitals – Chapel Hill

Education and Training:

B.A., Psychology, Wesleyan University
M.D., Northwestern University School of Medicine
Residency, Adult Psychiatry, Yale University

Summary Statement:

Dr. Rosenstein is Director of the UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program with joint appointments in the Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine. He also serves as Division Head of General Adult Psychiatry. The Comprehensive Cancer Support Program provides UNC oncology patients with a wide range of educational, medical, psychiatric and psycho-social services. The clinical, teaching and research aspects of this program operate at both the North Carolina Cancer Hospital and Hillsborough Hospital. Dr. Rosenstein came to UNC from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) where he was Clinical Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the Chief of the Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service. Dr. Rosenstein also served as Vice-Chair of the NIH Medical Executive Committee and for many years chaired both the Clinical Center Ethics Committee and the NIMH Institutional Review Board. He is Past-President of both the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and the American Psychosocial Oncology Society.

Don Rosenstein