Richard Duncan, MD, has been appointed as Duke Regional Hospital’s Medical Director of Women’s Services, effective July 1. Dr. Duncan has served DRH for 20 years, consistently demonstrating the organization’s values. His long-standing participation in various committees, recent experience as Ob/Gyn Department Chair and medical staff leadership training will be an asset in this role. In this position, he will lead collaborative efforts between nursing, administration and the DRH Department of Ob/Gyn to promote performance improvement, participate in operational oversight, develop and coordinate clinical care protocols with other service lines, and enhance patient care quality.
"We look forward to the impact of his leadership and its contribution to making Duke Regional the best community hospital," stated Katie Galbraith, MBA, FACHE, President of DRH.