Professor, Psychiatry and Hematology
Director, Comprehensive Cancer Support Program
Vice-Chair, General Hospital Psychiatry
Cancer Prevention and Control
Area of Interest
Rosenstein’s current research projects include:
- The administration of thiamine to prevent delirium in recipients of bone marrow transplantation
- Dissemination and implementation of cancer survivorship interventions
- The study of widowed parenthood in the service of improving end-of-life care
Awards and Honors
- Jimmie Holland Lifetime Achievement Award, American Psychosocial Oncology Society, 2023
- Past President, American Psychosocial Oncology Society
- Past President, Academy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry
- NIMH Directors Career Award for Significant Scientific Achievement, 2008
- NIH Directors Award, National Institutes of Health, Awarded in Recognition of Sustained Administrative Performance Inspiring the NIMH and NIH Communities to Conduct Innovative Mental Health Research with the Highest Ethical Standards, 2008
- Award in Appreciation of Service as Vice-Chair of the Medical Executive Committee and Extraordinary Service to the Ethical and Behavioral Health Needs at the NIH Clinical Center, 2008
- NIH Directors Award and NIMH Directors Merit Award for Compassion and Outstanding Clinical Skills in a Time of Crisis, 2006
- Marvin Stern Lecture, New York University Medical Center, 2005
- Best Workshop at Sixth Biennial Conference on Psychiatric, Psychosocial, and Ethical Issues in Organ Transplantation, 2005
- NIH Directors Award, National Institutes of Health. Awarded for Superb Leadership and Innovative Approaches in Managing the NIMH IRB, 2002
- Alan Stoudemire Award for Innovation and Excellence in Consultation-Liaison Education. Awarded by the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, 2002
- Outstanding Mentor Award, NIMH Intramural Research Program, 2000
- National Institute of Mental Health Directors Merit Award, 2000
News and Stories
Mom’s memory inspires new parenting clinic
The new Parenting with Cancer Clinic will help cancer patients talk to their children openly and honestly about their cancer, and to help with legal issues that can accompany cancer, such as end-of-life decisions, wills, trusts and custody agreements.
American Psychosocial Oncology Society honors Rosenstein with lifetime achievement award
The American Psychosocial Oncology Society (APOS) presented UNC Lineberger’s Donald Rosenstein, MD, with the Jimmie Holland Lifetime Achievement Award during its 20th annual conference.
PFRC celebrates 30 years of service
For 30 years, the North Carolina Cancer Hospital’s Mary Anne Long Patient and Family Resource Center has offered patients and their families expert help, solace and friendly faces.
Constellation Brands and Corona Cares raise critical funds for UNC Lineberger’s Comprehensive Cancer Support Program
The program has raised more than $2.75 million over the past nine years to support the mission of the North Carolina Cancer Hospital.