Leadership and Administration

The School of Medicine is led by Nancy C. Andrews, MD, PhD, Dean and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Dean Andrews is an internationally renowned physician-scientist. She is the first woman to be appointed dean of Duke's School of Medicine and is the only woman to lead one of the nation's top 10 medical schools.

Dean Andrews is advised by a leadership team of eight vice deans, a chief diversity 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 2,000 clinical and basic science faculty, 1,600 MD, health professions and PhD students, and 5,000 staff employees.

Dean

Nancy C. Andrews, MD, PhD

Office Name: Office of the Dean
Campus mail: DUMC 2927
Phone: 919-681-6209

Nancy Andrews has been Dean of the Duke University School of Medicine and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs since October 2007.  She is also Nanaline H. Duke Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Pharmacology & Cancer Biology.

Senior Leadership

Jill Boy

Associate Dean for Communications

Associate Deans

W. Gavin Foltz, J.D.

Associate Dean and Executive Director, Office of Corporate Research Collaborations
John Michnowicz, Associate Dean and Executive Director, Office of Research Administration

John Michnowicz

Associate Dean and Executive Director, Office of Research Administration