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A few minutes with is a profile series on the people of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the North Carolina Basnight Cancer Hospital, the clinical home of UNC Lineberger.

Get to know the people behind the research, administration, training and education, patient care, and other areas who help make a difference in the lives of our patients and further the mission of UNC Lineberger.

Want to nominate someone to be profiled? Please email Taylor Lisenby,, with their name, title, email address and a sentence about why this person should be featured.

  • Headshot of Justin Ashby.

    A few minutes with Justin Ashby

    After losing his grandfather to pancreatic cancer, Justin Ashby knew he wanted to work in a lab that focused on developing new treatments for pancreatic cancer.

  • Headshot of Tammy Allred.

    A few minutes with Tammy Allred, RN

    Tammy Allred, RN, a thoracic oncology nurse navigator, tells her patients that she will be their “lighthouse to guide them through the storm that is cancer.”

  • Headshot of Amy DePue

    A few minutes with Amy Depue, RN, MSN, OCN, CBCN

    Amy Depue, RN, MSN, OCN, CBCN, has served breast cancer patients at the N.C. Basnight Cancer Hospital as a nurse navigator, helping patients and caregivers organize multifaceted cancer treatments.

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