Nancy Allen

Vice Provost, Faculty Diversity and Faculty Development

Nancy B. Allen joined the provost's office in 2005. She serves as the liaison from the provost's office to the schools in areas of faculty diversity and faculty development. She is also a professor of medicine.

Allen received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Wellesley College (1974), and a medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine (1978). She completed an internal medicine residency and rheumatology fellowship at Duke, and then joined the Duke faculty in the Department of Medicine (1982), rising through the academic ranks to full professor (1999).

Allen cares for patients at Duke, in Roxboro, N.C., and Oxford, N.C., participates in clinical research primarily in the area of vasculitis, and teaches medical students, residents, fellows and colleagues. She serves on numerous committees at the department, medical center and university levels.

While at Duke, Allen has received the Eugene A. Stead Jr. Award for excellence in teaching (1986), Distinguished Faculty Award, Medical Alumni Association (1996), and Leonard Palumbo Jr. Faculty Achievement Award, School of Medicine (2004) for excellence in clinical care, teaching and mentoring of young physicians.

Academic Leadership

Dean, School of Medicine
Dean, Fuqua School of Business
Dean of the Graduate School/Vice Provost for Graduate Education
Dean, Nicholas School of the Environment
Dean, School of Nursing & Vice Chancellor for Nursing Affairs
Dean, Divinity School
Dean, Pratt School of Engineering
Dean, Sanford School of Public Policy
Dean, School of Law
Dean of Arts and Sciences
Dean and Vice Provost, Undergraduate Education
Vice Provost, Faculty Diversity and Faculty Development
Vice Provost for Library Affairs
Vice Provost for the Arts
Executive Vice Provost for Finance and Administration
Vice President and Vice Provost, Global Strategy and Programs
Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies
Vice Provost for Duke Kunshan University and China Initiatives
Vice Provost and Director, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative
Vice Provost for Research
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

University Administration

Vice President and General Counsel
Vice President, Administration
Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Vice President, Student Affairs
Vice President, Facilities
Vice President, Office for Institutional Equity
Vice President and University Secretary
Vice President, Public Affairs and Government Relations
Vice President, Alumni Affairs and Development
Vice President, Finance
Vice President and Director of Athletics
Vice President, Durham and Regional Affairs
President, DUMAC