Carey named newly elected member of ASCO Nominating Committee

Lisa Carey, MD, medical director of the UNC Breast Center, division chief of hematology and oncology at the UNC School of Medicine, and physician-in-chief of the N.C. Cancer Hospital, has been named to the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Nominating Committee. An ASCO member since 1997, Carey will serve a three-year term on the committee.

Carey named newly elected member of ASCO Nominating Committee click to enlarge Lisa Carey, MD

Carey is the Jacobs Preyer Distinguished Professor in Breast Cancer Research and associate director for clinical research at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Carey has served as Subcommittee Chair of the Professional Development Committee and Track Leader of the Cancer Education Committee, as well as a member of the Breast Cancer Consensus Panel and the Journal of Clinical Oncology Editorial Board. She will serve as the Chair of the Nominating Committee in 2017-2018.

About ASCO

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is the world’s leading professional organization representing physicians who care for people with cancer. With more than 35,000 members, ASCO is committed to improving cancer care through scientific meetings, educational programs and peer-reviewed journals. ASCO is supported by its affiliate organization, the Conquer Cancer Foundation, which funds ground-breaking research and programs that make a tangible difference in the lives of people with cancer. For ASCO information and resources, visit www.asco.org. Patient-oriented cancer information is available at www.cancer.net.