Bryce Reeve, PhD, comes to work every day focused on one thing – giving cancer patients a greater voice in their care and treatment. As a researcher with the UNC Lineberger Cancer Outcomes Research Program, Reeve is improving the measurement of patient-centered outcomes in clinical trials and other studies of cancer care.
Ask him how he started on his career path, and he’ll tell you he just got lucky. Perhaps there was a bit of luck involved, but Der’s intellectual curiosity and perseverance played a large role as well.
Congratulations to nurse practitioner Mary Dunn and clinical nurse Lauren Terzo for winning the 2014 Oncology Nursing Excellence Award and to financial counselor Cynthia Moody and administrative support supervisor Christine Nadel, winners of the 2014 Clinical Services Excellence Award.
Chad Pecot, MD, clinical assistant professor in hematology and oncology, has received a V Scholar Award from The V Foundation for Cancer Research. Dr. Pecot is one of 20 recipients in the United States to receive the two-year $200,000 award.
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases have received a $3.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to study the growing worldwide cancer problem and expand the University’s efforts in Malawi to study and treat HIV-associated cancers.