On August 1, 2013, the functions of the Institutional Ethics and Compliance Program (IECP) were transferred and merged with the School of Medicine Compliance Office. Tina R. Tyson, JD, formerly the Chief Compliance Officer of the School of Medicine, became the Duke University Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer and the combined offices became the Duke University Ethics and Compliance Office.
The Duke University Ethics and Compliance Office:
The role of the office is to provide expertise, consultation and assessment in matters of compliance as well as to facilitate implementation of a "compliant culture" appropriate to a top-ten university with an academic medical center.
In accordance with this mission, the office conducts compliance reviews related to Human Subjects Research Compliance, Clinical Trials Billing Compliance, Research Financial Compliance and other regulatory risk areas identified as part of the institutional risk assessment.
Tina R. Tyson, JD, the Duke University Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, reports to the Audit Committee of the Duke University Board of Trustees through the Chancellor for Health Affairs and the Chief Audit Executive.