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Advanced Practice Provider

Amy L, Ford, PA-C, MA is a psychiatric advanced practice provider within UNC’s Comprehensive Cancer Support Program and she provides supportive counseling services to our current cancer outpatients, evaluation, and medication management.

She has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY. Before returning to school at Duke University to pursue a Master’s in Health Science, she ran research trials for patients with depression and anxiety. She worked for four years in primary care when she first became a physician assistant and she especially enjoys the integration between the physical and medical aspects of oncology and the behavioral and psychological aspects of psychiatry.