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New RadOnc Chair Announcement

April 25, 2024

UNC School of Medicine and the Department of Radiation Oncology are pleased to announce that the new RadOnc chair is Dr. Jean Wright, currently Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at Johns Hopkins University Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences. At JHU, Dr. Wright serves as Director of the Breast Cancer Program and Director … Read more

NRMP Match 2024

March 18, 2024

We are excited to announce that we have matched with two outstanding physicians in the 2024 NRMP. Joining us in July of 2025: Elizaveta “Liza” Lavrova Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons Jyotsna Natarajan Drexel University College of Medicine On July 1, 2024, we will welcome the matched residents from 2023, the equally … Read more

Match Day 2022 🎉

March 19, 2022

The UNC Department of Radiation Oncology is delighted to announce that we’ll have two new radiation oncology residents joining us on July 1, 2023: Emily Hollis, MD who will join us from the UNC School of Medicine and David Nganga, MD, who will join us from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Congratulations, and … Read more

Elmore part of team that received a $1.5M grant to train junior cancer researchers from the African nation of Malawi

September 30, 2021

Assistant professor and radiation oncologist Dr. Shekinah Elmore is a member of the cancer leadership team for UNC Project Malawi, which recently was awarded a five-year training grant from the National Cancer Institute to train the next generation of cancer physicians and scientists in the Southeast African nation of Malawi.  The nearly $1.5M award to … Read more

Morse selected as UNC Geriatric Oncology Program Fellow

April 9, 2021

  Congratulations to radiation oncology resident Dr. Ryan Morse on his acceptance into the UNC Geriatric Oncology Training Program (UNC-GO), where he will receive specialized training focused on clinical/translational and/or health services research at the interface of Geriatrics and Oncology. In addition to mentored research projects, UNC-Go Fellows also complete coursework in geriatric medicine and … Read more

World Cancer Day 2021

February 4, 2021

In honor of World Cancer Day on February 4, 2021, find out more about different types of cancers, cancer prevention, early detection and treatment in this nice summary and watch this inspiring video. #WorldCancerDay #IAmAndIWill

Wang receives high praise in Carolina Care Highlights

August 29, 2020

  Radiation oncologist Dr. Andrew Wang was featured this week in Carolina Care Highlights, which showcases patient comments about the care they received from their UNC Health physicians. One patient, also a physician, gave high praise to Dr. Wang for his kindness, competence, intellect and responsiveness to questions. Job well done, Dr. Wang!