DCRI Leadership

DCRI Leadership

Physicians, Researchers, and Operational Experts

Seeing things from different perspectives, and agreeing on the right way forward. Building new ideas individually, and making them work collaboratively. Finding data for a diversity of challenges, and sharing them to accelerate new solutions. This is the work of everyone at the DCRI — a team of renowned faculty leaders, researchers, and experienced operational experts coming together to follow a singular pursuit: improving outcomes for patients around the world through innovative clinical research.

Senior Management Team

Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHS

Executive Director, Duke Clinical Research Institute
Vice Dean, Duke University School of Medicine

Daniel K. Benjamin, Jr., MD, PhD, MPH

DCRI Deputy Executive Director
Kiser-Arena Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics
Principal Investigator and Chair of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development’s Pediatric Trials Network

Michael (Micky) Cohen-Wolkowiez, MD, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics
Therapeutic Area Lead, Pediatrics Research, DCRI

G. Michael Felker, MD

Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
Therapeutic Area Lead, Cardiovascular Research, DCRI

Susan P. Landis

Head of Strategic Engagement and Communications

Dana McDonald

Director, Human Resources

Shelby Reed, PhD

Professor in Population Health Sciences
Therapeutic Area Lead, Population Health Sciences Research, DCRI

Ty Rorick

Head, Research Operations

Aimee L. Turner, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Operations Management Team

Kevin Anstrom, PhD

Director, DCRI Biostatistics
Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Elizabeth Fraulo

Senior Director, Health Services Research

Brian McCourt

Senior Director, Technology & Data Solutions

Dana McDonald

Director, Human Resources

Tom Mullen, MBA

Associate Director, Operational Excellence

Donna Parker, MPH

Operational Lead, Transformation Team

Suzanne Pfeifer, MPH

Director, Grants and Proposals Services
Director, Contracts Management

Renee Pridgen, MHA

Director, Government Trials and Networks

Ty Rorick

Head, Research Operations

Lindsay Singler, MPH

Associate Director, Study and Project Engagement

Lauren Tochacek, MS

Assistant Director, Quality Assurance

Aimee L. Turner, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Matt Wilson, RN

Director of Operations, Clinical Events Classification-Safety Surveillance (CEC-SS)
Director of Operations, Imaging

Sybil Wilson, RN

Director, Site Management and Monitoring