Senator Thom Tillis Visits Duke Cancer Institute

On Friday, June 5, Duke University Office of Government Relations hosted Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC). Michael B. Kastan, MD, PhD, executive director, DCI; Steve Patierno, PhD, deputy director; and DUHS chief operating officer Carolyn Carpenter, MHA, welcomed Tillis and his wife, Susan. Kastan and Patierno provided a tour of the cancer center while sharing with Tillis information on the history of DCI and the reach of the DCI and Duke Cancer Network across North Carolina and the United States.

Footage of the visit was later aired during the evening newscast. To access the news story, visit