Adrienne joined the Duke Eye Center in 2013 and is the Chief Department Administrator, responsible for both the clinical and academic missions. She is originally from North Carolina and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Health and a Masters Degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
She has served as adjunct faculty in the Healthcare Administration Programs at Kaplan University and is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.
She began her career at UNC Hospitals in the Department of Pediatrics and spent the last ten years working as a Department Administrator at the Mayo Clinic, where she worked with Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Radiology and OB/GYN. She has experience managing procedural, outpatient, and inpatient practices, financial budgeting and resource management, leading facilities and space planning efforts, and implementing lean and six sigma process improvement efforts.
She is happy to be back in North Carolina, with her husband and two young children, and to be a part of the Duke Eye Center team.