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Research Mission

The mission of the Office of Research is to provide a departmental environment where research and intellectual inquiry will flourish. To accomplish this goal the office provides pre and post grant award management including assistance with grant budgets, post- award financial management for faculty and fellows.

Duke Obstetrics and Gynecology physicians, faculty, and researchers are dedicated to advancing women’s health through excellence in research, teaching, and patient care.


Charles B. Hammond, MD, Research Fund

Established in 1998, the Charles B. Hammond Research Fund provides funding to promote innovative research in human reproduction, both clinical and basic, that will expand the body of knowledge essential to the care and health of women throughout their lives.

The Office of Research is available to assist with budget preparations or any questions you may have. Please contact

The deadline for Charles B. Hammond Research Fund applications is November 30, 2018.

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