Donald Rosenstein, MD
Rosenstein joined the UNC School of Medicine to develop and lead a psychooncology program that provides exceptional clinical services to patients and families facing cancer.
Donald L. Rosenstein, MD, joined UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center as Director of the UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program. This program will provide exceptional clinical services to patients and families facing cancer. Rosenstein came to UNC from the National Institute of Mental Health, one of the member institutes of the National Institutes of Health, where he served as Clinical Director and led clinical care, training, and research programs.
The program incorporates all inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and psychosocial services including individual consultations and counseling, group therapy for patients, and family support services through the existing Patient and Family Resource Center. Additionally, the program provides training for medical students, oncology care providers, and community outreach efforts.
The University Cancer Research Fund supports Dr. Rosenstein’s recruitment and the development of the new program. Rosenstein said, “The mission of this new program will be to provide exceptional clinical service to UNC Cancer Care’s patients and superb training to UNC health care professionals who work with cancer patients.”