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Carrie Lee, MD, MPH, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member and involved with clinical research, the Thoracic and Melanoma Oncology Programs, and Phase I Clinical Trials and Trial Operations.

Chief Medical Officer, UNC Lineberger Clinical Research
Thoracic Oncology Program, Phase I Clinical Trials, and Clinical Trial Operations
UNC-Chapel Hill
Clinical Research

Meet Carrie Lee

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Carrie Lee, MD, MPH is a professor in the Division of Oncology. As a medical oncologist, Lee’s clinical practice focuses on lung cancers. She has broad experience with both novel and standard of care chemotherapy regimens. Lee serves as the Chief Medical Officer for UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Clinical Research. This role includes oversight of the clinical, regulatory, compliance, financial and data management for therapeutic clinical trials supported by UNC Lineberger. She is also the medical director of the N.C. Basnight Cancer Hospital’s Clinical Trials Unit where many of our patients are treated early phase clinical trials. Lee has a passion for providing compassionate oncology care, leading an excellent team of clinical trials staff, and advancing the science behind the development of new anti-cancer treatments.

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Awards and Honors

  • UNC Health Care Caring Excellence Award, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2023

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