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Faculty and staff who work with the UNC Skin Cancer and Melanoma Program


Program Assistants

  • Kim Bigelow, Surgical and Medical Oncology
  • Susie Whorley, Surgical and Medical Oncology


  • Nancy Thomas, MD, PhD, Director
  • Craig Burkhart, MD, MS
  • Patricia Mauro, MD
  • Bradley Merritt, MD
  • Jayson Miedema, MD
  • Paul Googe, MD, Dermatopathology
  • Puneet Jolly, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Radiology/Nuclear Medicine

  • Amir Khandani, MD

Surgical Oncology

Radiation Oncology


  • Mandy Holliday, MPH, RD, LDN, CNSC

Patient Counselor

  • Pam Durham, MS

Fertility Preservation

  • Jennifer E. Mersereau, MD

Nurse Navigator

  • Paula Landman, RN, MSN

Clinical Protocol Office – Clinical Trials

The Clinical Protocol Office (CPO) supports the design and conduct of oncology clinical trials. The CPO is responsible for patient and study coordination-related activities, including subject evaluation and registration, toxicity assessment and safety monitoring of novel therapeutics and patient education.

The CPO works to assure patient eligibility and safety, regulatory compliance, and quality, reproducible data.

Learn more about the UNC Lineberger Clinical Protocol Office