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Faculty

Paul R. Walker

Paul R. Walker, MD, FACP

Associate Professor, Division Chief

252-744-1888 (appointments)
252-744-3418 (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

Prashanti Atluri

Prashanti Atluri, MD

Assistant Professor

252-744-1888 (appointments)
252-744-7005 (fax)

Clinical Interests: Sarcomas, Prostate, Melanoma, GI
Board Certifications: Hematology/ Oncology; Internal Medicine
Fellowships: Winthrop University Hospital, New York
Residency: Gandhi Hospital, India; Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, New York
Medical School: Kasturba Medical College, India

Sulochana Cherukuri

Sulochana Cherukuri, MD

252-744-1888 (appointments)
252-744-3565 (fax)

Clinical Interests: Lung Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Mesothelioma, Thymic Malignancy
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine
Fellowships: Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, 2012-2015
Residency: USC School of Medicine/Richmond Memorial Hospital, 2007; Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, Va, 2005
Medical School: Siddhartha Medical College, 2000

Charles L. Knupp

Charles L. Knupp, MD

Professor

252-744-1888 (appointments)
252-744-7005 (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
leemy@ecu.edu

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

252-744-1888 (appointments)
252-744-7005 (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

Professor

252-744-1888 (appointments)
252-744-7005 (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

252-744-1888 (appointments)
252-744-3418 (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

George Sigounas

George Sigounas, MS, PhD

Professor
sigounasg@ecu.edu

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

252-744-1888 (appointments)
252-744-3565 (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
yangl@ecu.edu

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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Staff

Physician Assistants

  • Peter Boettger, PA
  • Cindy Cherry, NP
  • Ashley Davis, PA
  • Punam Punja, PA
  • Elizabeth Gottsch, PA

Nursing Staff

  • Leslie Corbett, RN, Nurse Manager
  • Cynthia D'Amore, RN
  • Monalisa Blalock, RN
  • Celeste Cowan, RN
  • Susan Eubanks, RN
  • Tammy Hester, RN
  • Teresa Parent, RN
  • Camille Radford, RN
  • Vicki McLawhorn, RN, NP

MA/ Nursing Assistants

  • Erica Taft, MA
  • Antonia Kenlaw, NA
  • Sharon Barnhill-Windley, NA

Medical Lab Technicians

  • Melissa Dickens, Supervisor, MLT
  • Jessica Harris, MLT
  • Teresa Rowe, MLT

Patient Representatives

  • Elaine Harrison, PA Supervisor
  • Sheron Green
  • Matthew Fisher
  • Megan Allen
  • Kristine Falkowski
  • Shannon Holloman
  • Carol Dawson
  • Kisha Duffie (referrals)

Administrative Support

  • Glenda Daniels
  • Delores Bowling

Research Staff

  • Nancy Leffler