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Clinical Social Worker, Adolescent and Young Adult Program


Catherine Swift, MSW, LCSW, provides direct patient care for AYAs, acting as a counselor, advocate, and support services coordinator for teens and young adults.

She joined the AYA team in July of 2019 after training with Lauren Lux and the Comprehensive Cancer Support Program during her masters education. She also works with young parents facing advanced cancer as a research study interventionist.

With a background in narrative medicine, religious studies, and palliative care, she is passionate about helping AYAs navigate the complex roles and identities they inhabit as young people, cancer patients, and so much more.


  • B.A. in Religious Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Master of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Catherine Swift