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A few minutes with DJ Amatuli, ACSM CPT
DJ Amatuli, ACSM CPT, is a senior trainer at Get REAL & HEEL, UNC Lineberger’s cancer after-care program. He and the rest of the Get REAL & HEEL team develop individualized exercise plans that help cancer patients and survivors manage treatment-related symptoms and increase chances of survivorship while increasing their quality of life.
Located in About Us / People Profiles
A few minutes with Stephen Frye, PhD
After a 20-year career in the pharmaceutical industry, Stephen Frye, PhD, joined the UNC faculty in 2007 with the goal of partnering with physician-scientists to develop new cancer therapeutics. We recently sat down with Frye to talk about his love of chemistry, his interest in writing, and his desire to break the 50 mph barrier on his bicycle. He also shared that he and his wife will ride 60 miles on a tandem bicycle to support Team UNC Lineberger in The Victory Ride to Cure Cancer this May.
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A few minutes with Kelly Kivette, LRT/CTRS
Kelly Kivette, LRT/CTRS, is a senior recreational therapist at the N.C. Cancer Hospital and she's on a mission to help people stay active while undergoing cancer treatment.
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A few minutes with Deborah Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN
There are more than 15 million survivors in the United States, and this population is growing due in part to advances in prevention and treatment strategies. Although she is busy preparing for UNC Lineberger's Cancer Survivors Day on Saturday, June 9, Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, director of cancer suvivorship at UNC Lineberger, took a few moments to discuss how she became involved in the field.
Located in About Us / People Profiles
A few minutes with Matthew Milowsky, MD
Matthew Milowsky, MD, is a dedicated clinician who treats patients with cancer of the bladder, prostate, kidney, and testes.
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A few minutes with Vickie Bae-Jump, MD, PhD
In time for Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, we sat down with UNC Lineberger’s Vickie Bae-Jump, MD, PhD, a researcher and physician in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Bae-Jump will be speaking Oct. 11 at the She ROCKS luncheon in Wilmington that raises money for ovarian cancer research.
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A few minutes with Chad Pecot, MD
Chad Pecot, MD, has a unique perspective on cancer. As a physician who specializes in treating lung cancer, he sees the impact cancer and its treatment can have on people and their loved ones. As a scientist, he understands cancer at its most basic level. As a cancer survivor, he knows the challenges of living with a serious health issue.
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A few minutes with Simon Khagi, MD
Simon Khagi, MD, aspired to be a cardiologist when he was starting his medical training, but a clinical rotation in oncology during his residency changed his focus. Now, he says he can’t imagine not being a neuro-oncologist and having the opportunity to care for his patients and conduct research into new therapies for brain cancer.
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A few minutes with Hank Lewis
You've likely spotted volunteer Hank Lewis serving refreshments and sweet treats around the North Carolina Cancer Hospital -- but his true talent is helping patients feel more at ease.
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A few minutes with Meghan Fox, LRT/CTRS, CCLS
Meghan Fox, LRT/CTRS, CCLS, is a psychosocial support coordinator and child life specialist for the Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at the N.C. Cancer Hospital, UNC Lineberger’s clinical partner. She has a true passion for supporting our pediatric patients and their families.
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