Duke Leadership Academy Scholars Profile
Title: Director of Student Health
Location: Student Health Center Flowers Drive
Senior Management Area: Student Affairs
Class Year: 2015
Vaughn comes to Duke from the Ohio State University (OSU), where he served in both Student Health Services and the Department of Family Medicine since 2007. In addition to providing primary health care to undergraduate and graduate students, he designed innovative health promotion activities that integrated health services into the life of the university community; enhanced organizational effectiveness for the health center; and developed a Narrative Medicine curriculum across multiple areas of OSU.
Vaughn served his family practice residency at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He received his Doctor of Medicine from OSU in 1997, where he also did received his BA in English Literature in 1993. He is currently the chair elect of the clinical medicine section of the American College Health Association, chair of the social networking subcommittee of the Council of Scientific Editors, executive editor of the Journal of American College Health, among other roles in the medical community. His professional memberships include the Council of Scientific Editors, the American College Health Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians.