Swamy named Vice Dean and Associate Vice Provost for Scientific Integrity

Monday, November 5, 2018
Geeta Swamy, MD

Geeta Swamy, MD, has been named vice dean and associate vice provost for scientific integrity for Duke University and the School of Medicine. Dr. Swamy will begin her service in this new role, effective immediately. 

Dr. Swamy previously served as senior associate dean for regulatory oversight & research initiatives in clinical research for the School of Medicine. She is an associate professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a member of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute. 

As vice dean and associate vice provost for scientific integrity, Dr. Swamy will work with leaders across campus to provide a consistent University vision for scientific integrity standards and expectations and will drive efforts to ensure the advancement of scientific integrity across Duke University and the School of Medicine. She will lead the Office of Scientific Integrity, which includes the Advancing Scientific Integrity, Services and Training (ASIST) initiative, and will oversee conflict of interest, research misconduct, a new institutional research incident response team, and the Clinical Quality Management Program. 

Advancing the Research Strategic Plan Priority 5

Research Strategic Plan Critical Enabler: Innovate and Implement Scientific Best Practices for Research Integrity, Accountability, and Excellence in Data Provenance

A highly accomplished clinician-scientist, Dr. Swamy specializes in perinatal infection and maternal immunization. She is the principal investigator on numerous grants from the NIH, CDC, and other funding sources and has published more than 100 articles. She has served on numerous advisory boards involving the conduct and ethics of research in pregnant women and other vulnerable populations including the National Vaccine Advisory Committee. Dr. Swamy received her medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and completed residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Pittsburgh and a fellowship in maternal and fetal medicine at Duke University. 

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