Jason Akulian

Jason Akulian, MD, MPH Director, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member, and Interventional Pulmonology Assistant Professor of Medicine Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at UNC-CH.

MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
UNC-Chapel Hill
Interventional Pulmonology
Clinical Research

Area of interest

Minimally invasive diagnosis of early and advanced stage lung cancer through the use of:

  • Ultrasound guided needle biopsy
  • Lung Navigation

Bench to bedside translational research on:

  • Malignant pleural effusion
  • Malignant nodal disease

Awards and Honors

  • 2012 ACCP Center of Excellence – Johns Hopkins Interventional Pulmonology
  • 2012 Outstanding Abstract, Interventional Chest/Diagnostic Procedures. ACCP/CHEST National Meeting
  • 2008 Ralph E. Reinfrank Teaching Excellence Award. University of Connecticut Internal Medicine Program, Farmington, CT.
  • 2007 Named Chief Resident for 2008-2009 – University of Connecticut Internal Medicine Program, Farmington, CT.
  • 2005-2007 Award of Commendation – University of Connecticut Internal Medicine Residency.
  • 2002-2004 Member of Iota Alpha Epsilon – International Medical Honor Society St. Georges University School of Medicine
  • 2001-2004 Dean’s List – St. Georges University School of Medicine
  • 1999 Dean’s List – Loma Linda University School of Public Health
  • 1997 Dean’s List – University of California Riverside

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