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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 Clinical
Vice Chair for Faculty
Director, Patient Safety and Quality


Steven Z. George, PT, PhD

Vice Chair for Research
 


Louis E. DeFrate, Sc.D.
Vice Chair Biomechanics, Movement, and Imaging Research
Frank H. Bassett III, MD Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery


Adam Goode, PT, Ph.D.
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
Director, Duke Center of Excellence in Manual and Manipulative Therapy

Melissa Erickson, MD
Executive Director OR Operations
 


Joe Minchew, MD
Site Director, Duke Regional Hospital


Steven A. Olson, MD, FACS
Director, Ortho Clinical Research Unit

Marc Richard, MD
Access Champion
 


Erica Taylor, MD
Site Director, Duke Raleigh Hospital


Alison Toth, MD
Director, Patient Safety and Quality


COMMITTEE CHAIRS

William A. Jiranek, MD
Chair, COORDS (Clinical Outcomes in Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Data System)

Erica Taylor, MD
Chair, Orthopaedic Inclusion Workforce Committee

Jocelyn Wittstein, MD
Medical Director of COORDS (Clinical Outcomes in Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Data System)


PROGRAM DIRECTORS


Robert D. Fitch, MD

Director, Residency Program

W. Todd Cade, PT, PhD
Division Chief
Doctor of Physical Therapy
 

Barb Hooper, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Division Chief
Occupational Therapy Doctorate


DIVISION CHIEFS


Michael P. Bolognesi, MD
Adult Reconstruction Division Chief


David S. Ruch, MD
 
Hand and Upper Extremity Division Chief
Medical Director, Arringdon


Steve A. Olson, MD 
Hip Preservation, TOPPs (Trauma, Oncology, Peds, and Hip Preservation) Division Chief


Christopher L. Shaffrey, MD 
Spine Division Chief


Ned Amendola, MD 
Sports Medicine Division Chief

   
Mark Easley, MD 
Foot & Ankle Division Chief      


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

SECTION HEADS


Brian E. Brigman, MD  
Oncology Section Head
 


Samuel Adams, MD
Section of Orthopaedic Surgeon Clinician Scientists
 


Brian D. Lewis, MD
Hip Preservation Section Head


Robert Lark, MD
Pediatrics Section Head
 

Oke A. Anakwenze, MD, MBA
Shoulder Section Head


Doctor of Physical Therapy Division


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


Tiffany Hilton, PT, PhD
Assistant Program Director/Director of Curriculum
Associate Professor


Tiffany N. Adams, PT, DPT, MBA
Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Assistant Professor


Richard Clendaniel, PT, PhD

Director of Admissions
Assistant Professor


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

Director of Admission and Assessment
Associate Professor


Carol Figuers, PT, EdD
Director of Student Affairs
Professor


Maggie Horn, DPT, MPH, PhD
Director of Data Analytics & Informatics
Assistant Professor


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


Occupational Therapy Doctorate Division


Barbara Hooper, Ph.D., OTR, FAOTA

Program Director and Division Chief
 


Michael Iwama, PhD, MSc, BScOT
Professor
Division Strategist


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


Cambey Mikush, OTD, OTR/L
Assistant Professor
Capstone Coordinator


ADMINISTRATION


Dara Purvis, MHA

Chief Administrative Officer
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


John McCall

Vice Chief of Administration and Operations
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
DPT and OTD
 

Tomasa Barrientos De Renshaw, Ph.D.
Lead Research Administrator


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


Delores McNair, MHA
Division Administrator
Spine
 


Leah Roshetar, MHA
Division Administrator
Adult Reconstruction, Foot and Ankle, and TOPPS (Trauma, Oncology, Peds, and Hip Preservation)


Robyn Miller
Human Resources


Jason Remhoff

Director of Finance


John Bonini

Director of Clinical Operations


Raymond Malaguti
Associate Director of Clinical Operations


Holley Broughton
Communications Strategist