Clara N. Lee

MD, MPP, FACS, Associate Professor, Surgery, UNC-Chapel Hill, Breast Cancer, Cancer Prevention and Control, UNC Breast Center

Clara N. Lee

MD, MPP, FACS
Associate Professor, Surgery
UNC-Chapel Hill
Breast Cancer
Cancer Prevention and Control
UNC Breast Center

Burnett-Womack Building 7041 Chapel Hill
919-966-7729


Clinical profile

Area of interest

I am a plastic and reconstructive surgeon with expertise in health services research. I have a particular interest in breast cancer patients' decisions about their treatments and specifically in decisions about breast reconstruction after mastectomy.

Awards and Honors

2012 Scholarship, Advanced Training Institute in Health Behavior, National Cancer Institute

2011 Health Policy Scholarship, American College of Surgeons / American Society of Plastic Surgeons

2011 Academy of Educators, University of North Carolina

2010 Top Ten Paper Presentation of 2010 (co-author), American Society of Plastic Surgeons

2010 Summer Institute in Informed Patient Choice Scholarship, Dartmouth College

2009 Early Career Mentoring Program, American College of Surgeons

2008 Summer Institute in Informed Patient Choice Scholarship, Dartmouth College

2008-2010 Loan Repayment Program, National Institutes of Health

2007 Summer Institute in Informed Patient Choice Scholarship, Dartmouth College

2005-2007 K30 Clinical Research Curriculum Scholar, University of North Carolina

Link to Publications on Reach NC site

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