Faculty & Staff


Paul R. Walker

Paul R. Walker, MD, FACP

Associate Professor, Division Chief

252-816-2273 (appointments)
252-816-2655 (fax)

Clinical Interests: Thoracic Oncology
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Oncology
Fellowships: Medical Oncology, Medical College of Ohio
Residency: Internal Medicine Residency, Ball Memorial Hospital
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine

Charles L. Knupp

Charles L. Knupp, MD


252-816-2273 (appointments)
252-816-2655 (fax)

Clinical Interests: Consultative & Second Opinions on Hematologic/Hemo
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine/Hematology
Fellowships: University of North Carolina
Residency: S.U.N.Y. Buffalo Hospitals
Medical School: University of Maryland

Myon-Hee Lee

Myon-Hee Lee, PhD

Assistant Professor

PHD: Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
Post-Doc Fellowship: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI
Interests: Stem Cells, Cancer Stem Cells, and Cell Fate Reprogramming

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Pamela A. Lepera

Pamela A. Lepera, DO

Clinical Assistant Professor

252-816-2273 (appointments)
252-816-2655 (fax)

Clinical Interests: Screening, Early Diagnosis, Treatment of Breast Cancer
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine/Hematology, Medical Oncology
Fellowships: Fox Chase Cancer Center; Temple University Hospital
Residency: Medical College of Pennsylvania
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Darla K. Liles

Darla K. Liles, MD


252-816-2273 (appointments)
252-816-2655 (fax)

Clinical Interests: Consultations & Second Opinions on Hematological
Board Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine; Hematology
Fellowships: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Residency: Pitt County Memorial Hospital; Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
Medical School: University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO

Mahvish Muzaffar

Mahvish Muzaffar, MD

Assistant Professor

252-816-2273 (appointments)
252-816-2655 (fax)

Clinical Interests: Breast Cancer, GI Cancer
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine
Fellowships: Medical Oncology Fellowship, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH
Residency: Internal Medicine Residency, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH; Radiation Oncology Residency, Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, India
Medical School:Kazakh National Medical University, Almay, Kazakhstan

Musharraf Navaid

Musharraf Navaid, MD

252-816-2273 (appointments)
252-816-2655 (fax)

Specialties: Hospice & Palliative Medicine; Hematology/Oncology; Internal Medicine; Sleep Medicine
Board Certifications: AB IM Internal Medicine; AB IM Sleep Medicine; AB IM Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Fellowships: Vidant Medical Center, 2016; University of Tennessee College of Medicine, 2009; Nassau University Medical Center, 1999
Residency: Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, 1997
Medical School: Dow Medical College, 1991

Nitika Sharma

Nitika Sharma, MD

252-816-2273 (appointments)
252-816-2655 (fax)

Interests: Thoracic Oncology, Tumor Biology, Immune Checkpoint Blockade
Specialties: Hematology and Oncology, Internal Medicine
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology--- in Oct 2017
Fellowship: Vidant/Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
Residency: Atlanticare Regional Medical Center, NJ
Medical School: Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India

George Sigounas

George Sigounas, MS, PhD


MS: Northeastern University, Boston, MS
PhD: Boston University, Boston, MA
Post-Doc Fellowship: National Institutes of Health and Navel Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
Interests: Stem Cells; Cancer Initiating Cells; Stem Cell Microenvironment; DNA Damage and Cancer

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Andrew Weil

Andrew Weil, MD

252-816-2273 (appointments)
252-816-2655 (fax)

Clinical Interests: Chronic Leukemia, Acute Leukemia, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine/Hematology, Internal Medicine/Medical Oncology
Fellowships: Hematology/Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, 2013
Residency: Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, 2010
Medical School: St. George's University, Grenada, WI, 2007

Li Yang

Li Yang, PhD

Associate Professor

BS: Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
MS: Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
PHD: Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Post-Doc Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Interests: Tumorigenesis, Angiogenesis, Inflammation, Receptor Signaling

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Administrative Staff

  • Delores Bowling
  • Glenda Daniels

Research Staff

  • Dong Yoon