TARBORO, NC – Kellie Cochran, an adult nurse practitioner, joined Vidant Oncology – Tarboro, located at 111 Hospital Dr., on Feb. 6.

Cochran began her career as a registered nurse, working for seven years before deciding to further her education. She earned a Master of Science in nursing in adult nurse practitioner studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing. 

Her areas of interest include myeloma, benign hematology and colon, lung, prostate and breast cancers. “As a North Carolina native, and eastern North Carolina resident, I consider it a privilege to care for the people of this community whom I consider neighbors,” Cochran said. “I am excited to join the Vidant team, which has shown a dedicated focus to patient care, screening, treatment and comprehensive follow-up. The cohesiveness of the patient care team is quite impressive.”

Cochran will be working alongside Drs. Charles Knupp and Sri Jasthy. To schedule an appointment at the clinic, call (252) 641-7737.

Vidant Medical Group is a multispecialty physician and provider group that is part of Vidant Health. Vidant Health is a network of interconnected physician practices, more than 12,000 employees, eight hospitals, home health and hospice programs and wellness facilities.