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The Outcomes@Lineberger faculty includes members from the Schools of Medicine, Public Health, Nursing, Information Science, Journalism, Sociology, and Pharmacy at UNC Chapel Hill with expertise spanning diverse perspectives and disciplines.

Outcomes Faculty

Chris Baggett

PhD

Research Assistant Professor; Faculty Director-Cancer Information and Population Health Resource UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Comparative Effectiveness

Health Disparities/Equity

Ethan Basch

MD, MSc

Director, Cancer Outcomes Research Program; Professor, Medicine and Public Health, UNC-Chapel Hill

Patient Reported Outcomes

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Health Disparities/Equity

Implementation Science

Antonia Bennett

PhD

Associate Professor, UNC-Chapel Hill

Patient-Reported Outcomes

Clinical Informatics

Wendy Brewster

MD, PhD

Professor, Gynecologic Oncology, Director, Center for Women’s Health Research, UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Health Disparities/Equity

Giselle Corbie-Smith

MD, MSc

Professor, Social Medicine; Director, Center for Health Equity Research, UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Health Disparities/Equity

Darren DeWalt

MD, MPH

Professor, Medicine; Chief, Division of General Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Patient Reported Outcomes

Implementation Science

Jennifer Elston Lafata

PhD

Professor and Executive Vice Chair, Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Clinical Informatics

Implementation Science

Leah Frerichs

PhD

Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management, UNC-Chapel Hill

Health Disparities/Equity

Shakira Grant

MBBS

Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology, Geriatrics, UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Patient Reported Outcomes

Health Disparities/Equity

Laura C. Hanson

MD, MPH

Professor, Geriatric Medicine; Medical Director, UNC Palliative Care Fellowship; Associate Director, Geriatric Fellowship, UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Decision Sciences and Economics

Patient Reported Outcomes

Health Disparities/Equity

Rachel Hirschey

PhD, RN

Assistant Professor, Nursing, UNC-Chapel Hill

Patient Reported Outcomes

Health Disparities/Equity

Mark Holmes

PhD

Professor, Health Policy and Management, Director, Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC-Chapel Hill

Comparative Effectiveness Research

Patient Reported Outcomes

Implementation Science

Allison Lazard

PhD

Assistant Professor, Media and Journalism, UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Patient Reported Outcomes

Jennifer Leeman

DrPH, MPH, MDiv

Associate Professor, Systems/Policy/Informatics, School of Nursing, UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Health Disparities/Equity

Implementation Science

Deborah K. Mayer

PHD, RN, AOCN, FAAN

Professor, Adult Health, Oncology, School of Nursing, UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Patient Reported Outcomes

Implementation Science

Gita Mody

MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Surgery; Director of Thoracic Surgical Oncology, UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Patient Reported Outcomes

Comparative Effectiveness Research

Javed Mostafa

PhD

Professor, Information and Library Science; Director, Carolina Health Informatics, UNC-Chapel Hill

Clinical Informatics

Patient Reported Outcomes

Hyman Muss

MD

Professor, School of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill

Patient-Reported Outcomes

Health Disparities/Equity

Sarah J. Nyante

PhD

Assistant Professor, Radiology, UNC-Chapel Hill

Health Disparities/Equity

Clinical Informatics

Kirsten A. Nyrop

PhD

Assistant Professor; Deputy Director for Research, Geriatric Oncology, UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Patient-Reported Outcomes

Andrew Olshan

PhD

Professor, School of Public Health, UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Health Disparities/Equity

Eliza (Leeza) Park

MD, MS

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, UNC-Chapel Hill

Patient Reported Outcomes

Emily Ray

MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Health Disparities/Equity

Kurt M. Ribisl

PhD

Professor and Chair, Health Behavior; Program Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control, UNC-Chapel Hill

Decision Sciences and Economics

Health Disparities/Equity

Megan C. Roberts

PhD

Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy; Director, Implementation Science in Precision Health, UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Health Disparities/Equity

Implementation Science

Whitney Robinson

PhD, MSPH

Associate Professor, School of Public Health, UNC-Chapel Hill

Health Disparities/Equity

Implementation Science

Hanna K. Sanoff

MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Comparative Effectiveness Research

Implementation Science

Andrew Smitherman

MD, MS

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology; Medical Director, Adolescents and Young Adults Oncology, UNC-Chapel Hill

Health Disparities/Equity

Lixin Song

PhD

Associate Professor, Nursing, UNC-Chapel Hill

Patient Reported Outcomes

Implementation Science

Sally Clark Stearns

PhD

Professor, Health Policy and Management; Adjunct Professor, Economics, UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Comparative Effectiveness Research

Angela M. Stover

PhD

Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management, UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Patient-Reported Outcomes

Implementation Science

Til Sturmer

MD, PhD

Professor, School of Public Health, UNC-Chapel Hill

Comparative Effectiveness Research

Health Disparities/Equity

Hung-Jui (Ray) Tan

MD, MSHPM

Assistant Professor, Urology; Program Director, Urologic Oncology Fellowship, UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Comparative Effectiveness Research

Decision Sciences and Economics

Clinical Informatics

Implementation Science

Melissa Troester

PhD

Professor, Epidemiology; Director, Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility, UNC-Chapel Hill

Health Disparities/Equity

Justin Trogdon

PhD

Professor, Health Policy and Management, UNC-Chapel Hill

Comparative Effectiveness Research

Decision Sciences and Economics

Benjamin Urick

PharmD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Center for Medication Optimization, Pharmacy, UNC-Chapel Hill

Comparative Effectiveness Research

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Morris Weinberger

PhD

Professor and Chair, Health Policy and Management, UNC-Chapel Hill

Patient Reported Outcomes

Implementation Science

Stephanie Wheeler

PhD, MPH

Professor, Health Policy and Management; Associate Director, Office of Community Outreach and Engagement, UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Comparative Effectiveness Research

Decision Sciences and Economics

Health Disparities/Equity

Implementation Science

Yang Claire Yang

PhD, MS

Professor, Sociology, UNC-Chapel Hill

Quality of Cancer Care Delivery