Mary Klotman, M.D. -- a nationally renowned physician-scientist and academic leader who has served as chair of Duke’s Department of Medicine for almost seven years -- has been named Dean of the Duke University School of Medicine and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs at Duke University.
“Mary Klotman is a visionary leader, deft executive administrator, and congenital collaborator with an unwavering commitment to excellence,” said A. Eugene Washington, M.D., chancellor of Health Affairs at Duke University and president and CEO of Duke University Health System, in announcing Klotman’s appointment. “She has amply demonstrated her exceptional ability to engage diverse groups to successfully advance all the missions of our academic health system. I am confident Mary will continue to excel in capitalizing on the enormous talent and promise of our people in Duke Health to improve health worldwide.”
Klotman will assume these roles July 1, 2017.