SOM Communicators Network

School of Medicine Office of Communications

Associate Dean for Communications  •  Jill Boy

School of Medicine Web Manager  •  Beky Branagan

​Science Writer  • Lindsay Key

Academic Departments

Department of Anesthesiology  •  Stacey Hilton

Department of Biochemistry  •  Wendy Goldstein

Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics  •  Sharon Updike

Department of Cell Biology  •  Jodi Belanger 

Department of Dermatology  •  Teresa Cerrato-Amador

Department of Family Medicine & Community Health  •  Andrea Martin

Department of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences   •  Scott Behm 

Department of Immunology  •  Todd Leovic

Department of Medicine  •  

Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology  •  Melissa Palmer 

Department of Neurobiology  •  Dierdre Shipman 

Department of Neurology  •  Will Alexander

Department of Neurosurgery  •  Carol Harbers

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology  •  Jane Black

Department of Ophthalmology  •  Tori Hall

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery  •  Holley Broughton

Department of Pathology  •  Susan Reeves

Department of Pediatrics  •  Rebecca Casey

Department of Pharmacology & Cancer Biology  •  Jamie Baize Smith

Department of Population Health Sciences  •  Wendy Goldstein

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences  •  Susan Gallagher 

Department of Radiation Oncology  •  Sarah Brady

Department of Radiology  •  Dara Ferguson

Department of Surgery  •  Scott Behm 

Centers & Institutes

Brain Imaging & Analysis Center (BIAC)  •  Amanda Griffin

Center for Genomic & Computational Biology   •   Alissa Kocer

Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development  •  Emily Herbert 

Duke Cancer Institute (DCI)  •  Julie Harbin

Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)  •  Julie McKeel

Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI)  •  Michele Nolen

Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI)  •  Michael Penn

Duke Human Vaccine Institute 

Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS)  •  Katharine Neal 

Duke Molecular Physiology Institute (DMPI)  •  Kristy Thompson

Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of Medicine  •  Nikki Vangsnes

Medical Education Programs

Doctor of Physical Therapy  •  Holley Broughton

Physician Assistant Program  •  Rhiannon Giles

Graduate Medical Education  •  Brian Russell

School of Medicine Initiatives


Regeneration Next 

Other Communicators

Center for Statistical Genetics and Genomics (StatGen)  •  Shannon Clarke

Duke Center for Applied Genomics and Precision Medicine 

Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development  •  Catherine Jarboe 

Duke University Medical Center Library & Archives  •  Beverly Murphy

Duke Health Government Relations •  Catherine Liao

Precision Genomics Collaboratory  •  Alissa Kocer

 Duke University Communicators Directory