Oncology Nurse Navigators at the N.C. Cancer Hospital

At N.C. Cancer Hospital, your oncology nurse navigator works with you and your doctor to help plan the best care for you, both in and out of the hospital.

UNC Cancer Care offers Nurse Navigation services at the N.C. Cancer Hospital at no extra cost. Nurse Navigators are trained to ensure that your journey before, during or after the cancer experience is as smooth as possible.

Oncology Nurse Navigators at UNC Cancer Care provide support by:

  • Assessing patients’ physical, emotional, psychosocial, spiritual and financial needs
  • Initiating referrals to ensure patients are connected with community resources
  • Coordinating diagnostics, procedures and specialist appointments
  • Providing patient education
  • Collaborating with the oncology team

N.C. Cancer Hospital
(984) 974-0000

Breast Cancer

Name Position Disease
Betsy Blanton Navigator: Medical Oncology Breast: Medical Oncology
Justin Bullock New Intake Specialist  Breast Medical Oncology
Amy DePue Navigator: Medical Oncology  Breast: Medical Oncology
Amanda Hall New Intake Specialist  Breast Benign
Liz Margaret New Intake Specialist Medical Oncology: Patient Last Name [H-O]
Chelsea Newsom   New Intake Specialist  Medical Oncology: Patient Last Name [A-G]
Ileanna Ottaway New Intake Specialist  Medical Oncology: Patient Last Name [P-Z]
Jacquelyn Webb Navigator: Medical Oncology Breast: Medical Oncology
Betsy (Kathryn) Wehe Navigator: Surgery Breast: Surgical Oncology

Endocrine

Name PositionDisease
VacantNew Intake SpecialistSurgical Endocrine

Gastrointestinal Oncology

NamePositionDisease
Kim Bigelow  New Intake Specialist  Patient Last Name [A-L]
Nancy Braxton New Intake Specialist Patient Last Name [M-Z]
Stacy Forrester  Navigator: Medical Oncology GI Medical Oncology  
Aleah Morgan Navigator: Surgery GI: Surgical Oncology
Wendy Riggsbee Navigator: Medical Oncology GI Medical Oncology  
Susie Whorley  New Intake Specialist  Patient last Name [M-Z]

Genitourinary Oncology

NamePositionDisease
Sondra Peloquin New Intake Specialist  GU
Ava Pettiford New Intake Specialist GU
Fernanda Proper  New Intake Specialist  GU
Joan Martinho Navigator: Surgery  GU Surgery 
Trudi Tatton-Howard Navigator: Surgery  GU Surgery
Jenny Williams Navigator: Medical Oncology GU MMedical Oncology
Vacancy Navigator: Medical Oncology GU Medical Oncology

Gynecology Oncology

NamePositionDisease
Karen Mitchell New Intake Specialist GYN Oncology 
Katrina Moore New Intake Specialist GYN Oncology
Sherri Singleton  New Intake Specialist GYN Oncology 

Head and Neck

NamePositionDisease
Glenda Blackwood  New Intake Specialist  Head & Neck: Medical Oncology
Lee Dagenhart   Navigator Head & Neck: Medical Oncology
Hazel Hampton  Navigator: Surgery  Head & Neck
Laura Miller  New Intake Specialist  Head & Neck: Medical Oncology

Hematology Malignancy

NamePositionDisease
SuLin Anthony Navigator Lymphoma & Leukemia 
KJ (Karyn Jean) Daguerre Navigator Leukemia 
Belinda Gunn  New Intake Specialist  Malignant Heme
Eileen Horn  Navigator Myeloma 
Charlotte Lail Navigator Leukemia
Allyson Roney New Intake Specialist  Malignant Heme
Courtney Wolff  Navigator Lymphoma
Dana Yeazle Navigator Myeloma 

Melanoma

NamePositionDisease
Kim Bigelow  New Intake Specialist Patient Last Name [A-L]
Nancy Braxton

New Intake Specialist

Paula Landman Navigator Melanoma
Susie Whorley New Intake Specialist Patient Last Name [M-Z]

Neurology Oncology

NamePositionDisease
Tina Atwater New Intake Specialist  Neurosurgery
Sonja Henretty  Navigator Neuro Oncology
Bridgette Pinero New Intake Specialist  Neuro/Radiation Oncology
Lauria Themes New & Return Scheduler  Neuro/Radiation Oncology
Shama Turrentine New Intake Specialist   Neurosurgery

Sarcoma

NamePositionDisease
Kim Bigelow  New Intake Specialist  Patient Last Name [A-L]
Nancy Braxton

New Intake Specialist

Surgical Oncology
Lee Dagenhart    Navigator: Medical Oncology Medical Oncology 
Vickie Dowdy New Intake Specialist  Medical Oncology  
Aleah Morgan Navigator: Surgery  Surgical Oncology
Susie Whorley  New Intake Specialist  Patient Last Name [M-Z]

Thoracic Oncology

NamePositionDisease
Tammy Allred  Navigator Lung/Sarcoma
Vickie Dowdy New Intake Coordinator Lung/Sarcoma
Latsha Kincy  New Intake (CT Surgery) CT Surgery 
Amanda Maddry Navigator Lung Cancer
Bernice Newsome  Navigator: Surgery  CT surgery 

Management

NamePosition
Megan Fasold   Manager, Navigation & Care Access

Cheri Young

Manager, Oncology Nurse Navigator Program