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Laura C. Hanson, MD, MPH

Professor; Co-Director, Palliative Care Program

Department of Medicine
    Division of Geriatric Medicine

Medicine, Geriatrics Specialty Consultation
Medicine, Center for Aging and Health
Medicine, Palliative Care Program
Medicine, Attending Physician, Carol Woods Retirement Community
Medicine, Attending Physician, Acute Care of the Elderly Inpatient Service

Clinical care of frail elderly, medical ethics, palliative care.
Assistant Phone:  919-966-5945

Laura C. Hanson, MPH, MD

Geriatrics - Board Certified  (1992, 2002)
Internal Medicine - Board Certified  (1989)
Palliative Medicine - Board Certified  (2003)
Hospice and Palliative Medicine - Board Certified  (2010)

Education and Training
Medical School: MD, Harvard University, Boston, MA, 1986
  MPH, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 1991
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 1986 - 1988
Area: Internal Medicine
  University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 1988 - 1989
Area: Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1989 - 1990
Area: Geriatrics
  University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 1989 - 1990
Area: Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program

Physician Referral:
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8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.