Administration & Staff

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center's leadership, program directors, communications and development staff, and N.C. Cancer Hospital administration

UNC Lineberger Administration

  • Norman Sharpless, MD, Director 
  • H. Shelton Earp, MD, Director, UNC Cancer Care An icon indicating that a link will launch an email program.
  • Joseph S. Pagano, MD, Director Emeritus An icon indicating that a link will launch an email program.
  • Al Baldwin, PhD, Associate Director, Basic Research An icon indicating that a link will launch an email program.
  • Lisa Carey, MD, Associate Director, Clinical Research An icon indicating that a link will launch an email program.
  • Ronald C. Chen, MD, MPH Associate Director, Education An icon indicating that a link will launch an email program.
  • Tracey Conrad, CPA, MHA, Associate Director, Finance Administration
  • Chad Ellis, PhD, Associate Director, Planning & Administration 
  • Marie Malikowski, RN, MHA, CCRP, Associate Director, Clinical Research Operations
  • Andrew Olshan, PhD, Associate Director, Population Sciences An icon indicating that a link will launch an email program.
  • Wendy Sarratt, DrPH, Associate Director, HR and Employee Relations An icon indicating that a link will launch an email program.
  • Jonathan Serody, MD, Associate Director, Translational Research 
  • Thomas Shea, MD, Associate Director, Clinical Outreach 
  • Anne Menkens, PhD, Assistant Director, Collaborative Research 
  • David Darr, MS, Assistant Director, Shared Resources 
To contact UNC Lineberger administrative staff, please call (919) 966-3036. 

UNC Lineberger Program Leaders

  • Ethan Basch, MD, Cancer Outcomes  
  • James Bear, PhD, Cancer Cell Biology
  • Blossom Damania, PhD, Global Oncology, Virology 
  • Claire Dees, MD, Clinical Research 
  • Dirk Dittmer, PhD, Global Oncology, Virology
  • James Evans, MD, PhD, Cancer Genetics
  • Stephen V. Frye, PhD, Molecular Therapeutics 
  • Neil Hayes, MD, Clinical Research
  • Gary Johnson, PhD, Molecular Therapeutics
  • Terry Magnuson, PhD, Genetics
  • Andrew Olshan, PhD, Cancer Epidemiology 
  • Charles M. Perou, PhD, Breast Cancer 
  • Kurt Ribisl, PhD, Cancer Prevention & Control
  • Jon Serody, MD, Immunology An icon indicating that a link will launch an email program.
  • Jenny Ting, PhD, Immunology An icon indicating that a link will launch an email program.
  • Melissa Troester, PhD, Cancer Epidemiology 
  • Yue Xiong, PhD, Cancer Cell Biology An icon indicating that a link will launch an email program.

Development & Communications

  • Martin Baucom, Senior Executive Director of Development & Communications 
  • Bill Schaller, Director of Communications and Marketing
  • Betsy Gentry-BummDirector of Annual Giving
  • Kate Gray, Director of Development, Major Gifts
  • Eli Jordfald, Senior Director, Major Gifts An icon indicating that a link will launch an email program.
  • Brooke Kavit, Digital Communications Manager
  • Aime Mitchell, Director of Development Operations and Stewardship An icon indicating that a link will launch an email program.
  • Claire Nickles, Development and Communications Associate 
  • Laura Oleniacz, Science Communications Manager 

To contact the Department of Development and Communications, please call (919) 966-5905.

Clinical Services at N.C. Cancer Hospital

  • Lisa A. Carey, MD, Chief, Division of Hematology and Oncology & Physician in Chief, N.C. Cancer Hospital
  • David Ollila, MD, Associate Physician in Chief, N.C. Cancer Hospital An icon indicating that a link will launch an email program.
  • Matt Milowsky, MD, Clinic Medical Director, N.C. Cancer Hospital 
  • Ian Buchanan, MD, Vice President, Cancer and Children's Services An icon indicating that a link will launch an email program.
  • Meghan McCann, MSN, RN NE-BC, Associate Vice President, Operations An icon indicating that a link will launch an email program.