Emily M. Ray

Assistant Professor
UNC-Chapel Hill
Breast Cancer

Area of interest

Emily Ray, MD, MPH, is a medical oncologist specializing in breast cancer with a research focus in cancer outcomes and cancer care delivery. Her research interests and ongoing projects include identifying and removing barriers to clinical trial participation and other cancer care, and understanding healthcare utilization and cost of care among patients with advanced cancer. Her training and experience includes the analysis of large secondary databases, use of qualitative methods, and quality improvement. As both a clinician and health services researcher, her research aims to improve outcomes for cancer patients and the healthcare system by increasing access to quality cancer care and decreasing low-value healthcare utilization.

Awards and Honors

  • 2019 – 2020 Conquer Cancer Young Investigator Award in Breast Cancer
  • 2019 ASCO Merit Award, ASCO Quality Care Symposium
  • 2018 – 2019 National Research Service Award (NRSA) T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
  • 2018 – 2019 Lung Cancer Initiative of NC Research Fellowship
  • 2018 UNC Cancer Outcomes Program Research Travel Award
  • 2018 Outstanding Fellow Award, North Carolina Oncology Association
  • 2017 Southeastern Fellows Research Retreat, Selected Participant
  • 2016 Appleseed Award for Outstanding Resident Teaching, Duke University
  • 2015 – 2016 Assistant Chief Resident, Durham VA Hospital
Emily Ray
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    CB #7305

    Chapel Hill, 27599