Dr. Stephen Chaney
Dr. Stephen Chaney received his B.S. degree in Chemistry from Duke University and his Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry from UCLA. He is currently Professor Emeritus from the University of North Carolina. At the time of his retirement, he held the title of Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics and the Department of Nutrition at the University of North Carolina where he taught biochemistry and nutrition to first-year medical and dental students for 40 years. He also leads the committee that reorganized the first year medical curriculum at UNC and was in charge for the period 2002 to 2009.
He has been a member of UNC School of Medicine Academy of Educators since 2006, and in 2012 he was awarded the “Excellence in Teaching Lifetime Achievement Award” by the Academy of Educators. Dr. Chaney also ran an active cancer research program for 37 years. He helped develop a drug that represents a major advance in the treatment of colon cancer.