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Deborah K. Mayer

PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, Director of Cancer Survivorship, Frances Hill Fox Distinguished Professor, School of Nursing, UNC-Chapel Hill, Cancer Prevention and Control.

PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN
Frances Hill Fox Distinguished Professor
Director, Cancer Survivorship
UNC-Chapel Hill
School of Nursing
Cancer Prevention and Control

Areas of Interest

Mayer’s program of research focuses on the issues facing cancer survivors and improving cancer care. This has included work around the development and implementation of survivorship care plans and on risk stratification for survivorship visits.

Learn more about the Cancer Transitions workshops.

Honors and Rewards

  • Member of Cancer Moonshot’s Blue Ribbon Panel, 2016
  • Oncology Nursing Society Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Yale Extraordinary Nursing Alumni, 2013
  • Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, University of Utah, 2006
  • ONS Excellence in Nursing Informatics Award, 1998
  • Debbra Flomenhoft Humanitarian Award, Oncology Section American Physical Therapy Association, 1998
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, 1993
  • ONS Distinguished Service Award, 1992
  • First Quality of Life Lectureship, ONS Fall Institute, Atlanta, 1991

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Reach NC profile

  • Phone Number

    (919) 843-9467 (Office Phone)

  • Address

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing

    Carrington Hall

    CB #7460

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599