Communications Office

With faculty and staff numbering more than 900, Duke’s Department of Surgery requires a dedicated Communications Office to assist with the Section’s many communications needs. Our team provides a consistent voice and singular branding in all textual and visual communications.

We have specialists in several areas who can assist with an array of projects, including:

  • Publications (newsletters and brochures)
  • Department news
  • Faculty recognition
  • Editing and proofreading
  • Department website content
  • Presentation assistance (designing, editing, and branding)
  • Graphic design (logo design, custom graphics, and branding packages)
  • Medical illustration (2D and 3D animations, line and color drawings)
  • Assistance with Duke University School of Medicine and Duke Health branding guidelines

Logos, Templates, & More Information

For more information about our services and to download logos or presentation templates, please access our intranet page.

To download Duke Health logos and templates, please access the Duke Health Brand Center.

Other Services

For proposal management and technical/scientific editing, please contact Lauren Anderson, Director of Research Development.

For materials directed toward patients and referring physicians, please contact Lynn Garner, Marketing, Communications & Public Relations Specialist.

For press release inquiries, please contact Sarah Avery, Director of the Duke Health News Office.

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  • Department website updates
  • News submissions
  • Faculty/trainee recognition
  • Editing/proofreading


  • Medical illustrations
  • Graphic design
  • Publications
  • Presentations

Contact Us

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