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Survivorship Program Coordinator
(984) 974-1393

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Comprehensive Cancer Support Program
Survivorship Program Coordinator, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Instructor, Department of Psychiatry
UNC-Chapel Hill

Area of Interest

Melissa Holt is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with a unique focus of intersecting psychiatric care with oncology care. She has always had a passion for working with people with cancer and focusing on their psychosocial needs. She has a special interest in anxiety and mood disorders and how critical illness impacts the treatment and care of these patients. Her role within the Comprehensive Cancer Support Program (CCSP) is to provide psychiatric medication management and psychotherapy for the patients receiving care at UNC Cancer Hospital. As the Survivorship Program Coordinator, she is working to provide education, resource information, support, and coordination of services to cancer survivors.


  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2018
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2012
  • Master of Social Work, The Ohio State University, 1993
  • Bachelor of Arts, The Ohio State University, 1991
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