J. Chad Knight joins NHRMC’s Zimmer Cancer Center 01/27/2011 WILMINGTON – J. Chad Knight has recently joined New Hanover Regional Medical Center as the administrator of the Zimmer Cancer Center. Knight’s primary focus will be on the continued growth and development of the cancer program, as well as the clinical trials and research programs.
“I am very excited to be joining the team at NHRMC’s Zimmer Cancer Center,” says Knight. “I have been very impressed by NHRMC’s commitment to a comprehensive, high-quality cancer program and am looking forward to continuing to offer this community cancer care that is patient-centered, easily accessible, and of the highest quality.”
Knight has been in the healthcare industry for more than 10 years and is relocating from Carrollton, Georgia, where he was the director of oncology services at Tanner Health System. His wife, Nicole, and their two children have also made the move to Southeastern North Carolina.
“I am so pleased that Chad has joined our team,” says MaryEllen Bonczek, Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive of New Hanover Regional Medical Center. “His expertise will help us build upon the strength of these outstanding programs so we can meet even more needs in the community.”
The Zimmer Cancer Center is Southeastern North Carolina's only community cancer center dedicated solely to the diagnosis, treatment and support of people with cancer. The team offers outpatient services, including chemotherapy, infusion therapy and radiation therapies. They also oversee New Hanover Regional Medical Center's clinical trials program, giving local residents a chance to participate in national treatment studies. The oncology program at the NHRMC Zimmer Cancer Center is certified as a teaching cancer hospital by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.
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New Hanover Regional Medical Center is the leading provider of quality and accessible health care in Southeastern North Carolina, delivering care to all in need, without the support of taxpayer dollars. The medical center takes seriously its responsibility as an economic engine for the community, creating more than 4,500 jobs directly and another 3,000 jobs indirectly.