Lisa A. Carey, MD
Lisa A. Carey, MD is the Richardson and Marilyn Jacobs Preyer Distinguished Professor in Breast Cancer Research in the Department of Medicine at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Carey joined the UNC faculty and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1998. Currently she is the chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology and physician-in-chief of the North Carolina Cancer Hospital. In addition, she serves as Associate Director for Clinical Sciences at Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Dr. Carey has a longstanding research interest in the clinical application of laboratory findings in breast cancer, with a particular interest in the clinical implications of different molecular subtypes of breast cancer. She designs and leads clinical trials of new drugs and approaches, and is a close collaborator with several laboratory investigators and epidemiologists. Dr. Carey has served in many roles for the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Association for Cancer Research and the National Cancer Institute. She was awarded the Doris Duke Clinician Scientist Award in 1999, a Career Development Award from the NCI in 2000, was inducted into the Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars in 2008, was awarded the NCI Director's Service Award in 2011, and was named co-chair of the Alliance National Cooperative Group Breast Committee in 2016.