About Us

Our team is made up of dedicated faculty and staff committed to advancing precision medicine. 

If you are interested in learning more, have questions, or would like to collaborate, please contact us:

Phone: (919) 684-6787

Mail and Locations:

CIEMAS Building
101 Science Dr.
Box 3382
Durham, NC 27708

North Building
304 Research Dr.
Box 90141
Durham, NC 27708

Core Faculty

Lori Orlando, MD, MHS, MMCI
Professor of Medicine
Director of the Duke Precision Medicine Program

Susanne B. Haga, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Co-Director of Educational Programming at the Duke Precision Medicine Program

Rebekah Ryanne Wu, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Member of the Duke Precision Medicine Program

Deepak Voora, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Member of the Duke Precision Medicine Program

Affiliated Faculty

Matt Engelhard, PhD, MD
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
Affiliated Faculty, Precision Medicine Program 

Ricardo Henao, PhD
Associate Professor in Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
Affiliated Faculty, Precision Medicine Program 

Jeanette McCarthy, MPH, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Affiliated Faculty, Precision Medicine Program 

Ryan Shaw, PhD
Associate Professor in the School of Nursing
Affiliated Faculty, Precision Medicine Program 

Nina Sperber, PhD
Associate Professor in Population Health Sciences
Affiliated Faculty, Precision Medicine Program 

Donna Crenshaw, PhD, MHA
Executive in Residence in the Pratt School of Engineering

Staff

Monica Grier
Program Director

Julia Walker
Project Planner II

Brittany Vekstein
Communications Specialist

Pamela Williams
Senior Program Coordinator

Teji Rakhra-Burris
Senior Research Program Leader

Nancy Garrett-Mead
Research Program Lead

Azita Sadeghpour
Senior Research Associate and Certified Genetic Counselor

Ruth Lehan
Clinical Research Genetic Counselor

Tyffany Locklear
Clinical Research Coordinator

Lorraine Vergara
Clinical Research Coordinator

Christina Nix
Analyst Programmer

Rachel Myers
Statistician