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Leadership

Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery

Benjamin A. Alman, MD
James Urbaniak Professor and Chair


VICE CHAIRS


Alison Toth, MD
Executive Vice Chair
Vice Chair for Faculty
Director, Patient Safety and Quality


David E. Attarian, MD
Vice Chair, Clinical


Steven Z. George, PT, PhD

Vice Chair for Research


Richard C. “Chad” Mather III MD, MBA
Vice Chair of Practice Innovation
 


Adam Goode
Vice Chair of Clinical Research and Epidemiology


ASSOCIATE CHAIRS



Bruce D. Browner, MD, MHCM, FACS, FAOA, FAAOS

Associate Chair for Education
 

 


Matthew Hilton, PhD
Associate Chair for Research, Basic/Translational Sciences


DIRECTORS

Chad Cook, PT, PhD
Director of Clinical Research Facilitation
 


Melissa Erickson, MD
Executive Director OR Operations
DUHS Perioperative Medical Director
 


Joe Minchew, MD
Medical Director, Perioperative Services
Site Director, Duke Regional Hospital


Steven A. Olson, MD, FACS
Division Chief - TOPPs 
Trauma, Oncology, Pediatrics, Hip Preservation
Director, Ortho Clinical Research Unit


Erica Taylor, MD
Site Director, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Chief of Surgery and Orthopaedic Medical Director
 


Alison Toth, MD
Executive Vice Chair
Vice Chair for Faculty
Director, Patient Safety and Quality


COMMITTEE CHAIRS

 



Erica Taylor, MD
Vice Chair of Orthopaedic Inclusion Workforce

Chair of Appointments, Promotions, and Tenure (Pending)


PROGRAM DIRECTORS


Robert D. Fitch, MD

Director, Residency Program


Tiffany Hilton, PT, PhD
Assistant Program Director and Director of Curriculum
Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy


SECTION HEADS AND DIVISION CHIEFS


Michael P. Bolognesi, MD – Adult Reconstruction


David S. Ruch, MD
– Hand and Upper Extremity


Steve A. Olson, MD – Hip Preservation, Chief of TOPs Division


Brian E. Brigman, MD – Section Chief of Oncology


Christopher L. Shaffrey, MD – Spine


Ned Amendola, MD – Sports Medicine
 

                
Mark Easley, MD        Selene Parekh, MD, MBA; and Samuel B. Adams Jr., MD – Leadership Team for Foot and Ankle
 


Todd Cade, PT, PhD

Division Chief and Program Director
Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy


Barbara Hooper, Ph.D, OTR, FAOTA

Program Director and Division Chief
Occupational Therapy Doctorate


Doctor of Physical Therapy Division


T
odd Cade, PT, Ph.D
.
Professor, Division Chief, and Program Director


Katie Myers, PT, DPT
Director of Clinical Education
Assistant Professor


Carol Figuers, PT, EdD
Director of Student Affairs
Professor


J. Kyle Covington, PT, DPT, Ph.D., NCS

Director of Admission and Assessment
Associate Professor


Occupational Therapy Doctorate Division


Barbara Hooper, Ph.D, OTR, FAOTA

Program Director and Division Chief
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery


Sarah Jean BartonThD, MS, OTR/L, BCP
Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy and Theological Ethics


Sheila Moyle, OTD, MOT, OTR/L
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Fieldwork Coordinator


ADMINISTRATION


Dara Purvis, MHA

Chief Administrative Officer
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


John McCall

Vice Chief of Administration and Operations
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy
Occupational Therapy Doctorate


Tomasa Barrientos De Renshaw, Ph.D.


Janna Foncesa, MEd, LAT, ATC
Division Administrator
Sports Medicine and Hand Surgery


Melanie Frank, MHA
Division Administrator
Adult Reconstruction, Foot & Ankle, and TOPPs (Trauma, Oncology, Peds, and Hip Preservation)


Delores McNair, MHA
Division Administrator
Spine
 


Joanne Farley
Operations Manager
Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy
 


Jason Remhoff

Director of Finance


John Bonini

Director of Clinical Operations


Holley Broughton
Communications Strategist
 


Lindy Norman
Special Program Coordinator
Occupational Therapy Doctorate