Jackson receives Nursing Collaborator Award

May 19, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Marianne Jackson, one of two recipients of a 2014 UNC Hospitals Nursing Collaborator Award. The award recognizes Dr. Jackson’s leadership in several process improvement efforts and an agent for change throughout the Cancer Hospital and GI Procedures.

Falchook receives 2014 ASCO Merit Award

April 22, 2014

Radiation oncology resident Dr. Aaron Falchook is the recipient of an 2014 Merit Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in support of his upcoming oral presentation at the ASCO annual meeting in June. His abstract is entitled … Continued

Chera receives seed grant from the UNC IHQI

April 22, 2014

Dr. Bhisham Chera is the recipient of a seed grant from the UNC Institute of Healthcare Quality Improvement (IHQI) in support of his project entitled “Unplanned Inpatient Hospital Admissions for Cancer Patients“. The funding period for this grant is from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. Well done, Dr. Chera!

Eblan receives ASCO Oncology Trainee Travel Award

April 22, 2014

Radiation oncology resident Dr. Michael Eblan is the recipient of a 2014 Oncology Trainee Travel Award from The Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF) of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), in support of his two posters accepted for presentation at … Continued

Jones delivers keynote address at ABS

April 22, 2014

Congratulations to UNC radiation oncologist Dr. Ellen Jones, who delivered the keynote address at the annual American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) meeting held on April 5, 2014 in San Diego, CA. Her talk was entitled, “Current Recommendations in Endometrial Carcinoma: Best … Continued

Chera receives award from the NC Cancer Hospital Endowment

March 30, 2014

Radiation oncologist Dr. Bhisham Chera is the recipient of funding from the North Carolina Cancer Hospital Endowment in support of his project “Developing an Acupuncture Program for Head and Neck Cancer Patients”. Congratulations, Dr. Chera!

Chera and Wang featured in Cancer Lines

March 30, 2014

Congratulations to radiation oncologists Drs. Bhisham Chera and Andrew Wang for being featured in the Winter 2014 issue of CancerLines, the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s print newsletter. Dr. Chera was profiled in connection with his research in the areas … Continued

Saponaro receives MBA

January 22, 2014

Congratulations to Patty Saponaro, Oncology Patient Access Manager, for completion of her Masters of Business Administration degree, with a focus on leadership, from St. Joseph’s College in Standish, ME. She looks quite accomplished and proud showing off that hard-earned diploma, … Continued

Tepper elected AAAS fellow

January 22, 2014

Dr. Joel Tepper, Hector MacLean Distinguished Professor of Cancer Research, has been elected by his peers a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Fellowship recognizes a career of meritorious achievement in advancing science or its … Continued