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July 16, 2020

Carolina Care Highlight: Dr. Kathleen Barnhouse

Our Carolina Care Highlight this week recognizes Dr. Kathleen Barnhouse, from the Department of Family Medicine. Here's what one of Dr. Barnhouse's patients had to say: “I truly like Dr. Barnhouse. She is in a position to make a difference in people's lives and she does so with concern, care and experience. I have recommended her to friends and I will continue to do so. She is efficient and yet she has a great sense of humor and that puts me at ease..."

UNC Lineberger's Eliza M. Park, MD, published a study that found parenting concerns contributed significantly to the psychological distress of mothers with late-stage cancer.

May 7, 2018

For mothers with advanced cancer, parenting concerns affect emotional well-being

A new study led by UNC Lineberger's Eliza M. Park, MD, shows that parenting concerns can have a significant impact on the mental and emotional health of women with advanced cancer. In particular, they found that a mother’s emotional well-being was significantly linked with whether she had communicated with her children about her illness, and her concerns about how her illness will financially impact her children.