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Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
UNC-Chapel HillClinical Psychologist, Comprehensive Cancer Support Program

Area of Interest

Dr. Kanser is a clinical psychologist in the UNC Department of Psychiatry.  She provides psychological treatment for adult cancer patients and survivors through UNC Lineberger’s Comprehensive Cancer Support Program. Other clinical roles include treating patients who are medically hospitalized through the Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison service. Dr. Kanser has a strong appreciation for the complex interplay between biomedical, sociocultural, and psychological factors and outcomes. Clinical and research interests include applying evidence-based psychotherapeutic modalities to optimize illness management and to promote overall wellbeing and resilience.

Headshot of Lisa Kanser.