Duke Leadership Academy Scholars Profile

Katherine Stanley

Katherine Stanley

Title: Chief Administrator
Location: Department of Surgery
Senior Management Area: School of Medicine
Class Year: 2019

Katherine has held the position of Chief Administrator for
the Department of Surgery at Duke University Medical
Center since 2014. The Department of Surgery consists of
more than 350 faculty members and 450 staff members.
Prior to assuming this leadership role in the department,
Katherine was Divisional Administrator for Urology,
Surgical Oncology and the Director of Clinical Operations
for the Department of Surgery.

Prior to joining the Department of Surgery at Duke,
Katherine held the roles of Director of Operations for the
Duke Health and Wellness programs and Director of the
Community Private Diagnostic Clinic, which included thirty
(30) Duke-affiliated practices.

Katherine graduated from Davidson College with a BA degree
in psychology. She received her MBA at Kenan-Flagler
Business School at the University of North Carolina,
Chapel Hill.