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Ashley Leak Bryant, PhD, RN-BC, OCN, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member and the Assistant Director of Cancer Research Training Education Coordination (CRTEC).

PhD, RN-BC, OCN
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Assistant Director of Cancer Research Training Education Coordination (CRTEC)
UNC-Chapel Hill
Cancer Prevention and Control

Area of Interest

The overarching goal of my academic career and specifically program of research is to develop, implement, and disseminate symptom and functional interventions starting in the hospital and extending into the home setting for adults with acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

Awards and Honors

  • Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentorship and Education, UNC School of Nursing, 2019
  • Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing, National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence, 2018
  • Fellow, Gerontological Society of America, 2018
  • Clinical Scholar, National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment, 2017-2019
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Gerontology Content Expert Panel Member, 2011-2014
  • Gordon H. DeFriese Career Development in Aging Research Award, Institute of Aging, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010
  • The Pauline W. Brown Diversity Scholarship Award, School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010
  • Best Poster, Challenges in Geriatrics Practice: Advances in Geriatrics, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009
  • Interdisciplinary Best Poster, Interdisciplinary Center for Aging Research: Uniting Scientists (ICARUS) Award, NC Aging Exchange, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009
  • Best Poster, 20th Challenges in Geriatrics Practice: Advances in Geriatrics, 2009

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