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Duke Medicine Office of News & Communications

The Duke Medicine Office of News & Communications provides communications and media relations support to the many entities that comprise Duke Medicine, including the Duke University Health System, the Duke University School of Medicine, and the Duke University School of Nursing. Media relations officers are available to assist reporters with questions, interview requests for Duke faculty and staff and other media-related needs.

Duke Medicine Office of News & Communications
Main Number: (919) 684-4148
Operating Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Media Relations Officers:
Sarah Avery
(919) 660-1306
sarah.avery@duke.edu

Samiha Khanna
(919) 419-5069
samiha.khanna@duke.edu

After Hours Support:
Reporters needing to reach a media relations officer on weekends, holidays or after hours, can call (919) 257-7163.

Please note that condition report calls will not be answered between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m., but will be answered after 7 a.m. We do not provide condition reports on victims of violent crimes.