Deborah Mayer

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

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

Areas of Interest

Dr. Mayer’s research interests include cancer survivorship issues and eHealth applications. She was the recipient of an NRSA from the NINR exploring Cancer Survivors Information Seeking and Health Promotion Behaviors. Current research includes:

  • Cancer Survivors’ Information Seeking and Lifestyle Behaviors (R03 CA136077) PI
  • Emergency Department Utilization by Oncology Patients (2KR30903 NC Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute, Travers, PI) Co-Investigator
  • Interactive Cancer Communication Directed Physical Activity Enhancement for Colon Cancer Survivors (2P50CA095817, Gustafson, PI) Project Co-Director and Site PI
  • HSCT-CHESS to Enhance Hematopoietic Transplant Recovery (R01 CA119196, Parsons, PI)

Honors and Rewards

  • 1991 First Quality of Life Lectureship, ONS Fall Institute, Atlanta
  • 1992 ONS Distinguished Service Award
  • 1993 Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
  • 1998 ONS Excellence in Nursing Informatics Award
  • 1998 Debbra Flomenhoft Humanitarian Award, Oncology Section American Physical Therapy Association
  • 2006 Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, University of Utah
  • 2013 Yale Extraordinary Nursing Alumni
  • 2015 ONS Lifetime Achievement Award

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  • 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