Leadership and Administration

The School of Medicine is led by Mary E. Klotman, M.D., Dean and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs. Dean Klotman works with a leadership team comprising twelve vice deans, a strategic planning officer, chief diversity and a communications officer, as well as department chairs and center and institute directors. Associate and assistant deans also assist the dean with the oversight and management of the School’s 2,500 clinical and basic science faculty, more than 1,600 MD, health professions and PhD students, and approximately 7,000 staff employees.


Mary E. Klotman, MD






Mary E Klotman, MD
Dean and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

Senior Staff

Executive Vice Dean for Administration
Vice Dean for Translational Sciences
Vice Dean for Faculty
Vice Dean for Education
Vice Dean for Basic Science
Vice Dean and Executive Director, Duke Clinical Research Institute
Vice Dean for the Section of Surgical Disciplines
Vice Dean for Clinical Research
Vice Dean, Finance and Resource Planning.
Vice Dean for Medical Affairs
Vice Dean for Data Science
Associate Vice President for Research, Duke University; Vice Dean for Scientific Integrity, School of Medicine
Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Associate Dean and Chief Communications Officer
Associate Dean for Strategic Planning and Chief of Staff

Associate Deans and Other Leadership

Associate Dean for Medical Education Administration
Associate Dean for Innovation and Partnership
Associate Dean of Veterans Affairs
Associate Dean for Research Mentoring
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Associate Dean for Duke RTP Administration
Associate Dean for Research Development
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Associate Dean and Executive Director, Office of Research Contracts
Associate Dean for Physician-Scientist Development
Associate Dean and Chief Human Resources Officer
Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Director, Student Affairs
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Associate Dean for Learning Environment and Well-being
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Associate Dean, Information Technology
Associate Dean, Medical Education Administration
Associate Dean, Duke AHEAD
Associate Dean, Space Management & Research Resources
Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs
Chief Research Technology Strategist
Associate Dean and Chief Diversity Officer
Associate Dean of Genomics
Associate Dean for Clinical Research
Associate Dean for the Section of Surgical Disciplines
Associate Dean for Research Training
Associate Dean for Research Administration
Associate Dean for Finance
Associate Dean for Library Services
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Associate Dean for Admissions