Duke Network Services has more than 30 years of experience in overseeing a range of affiliations in regional and national communities through the delivery of Duke Health's depth of clinical and health management expertise and a focus on compassionate, patient-centered care to communities throughout the United States.


Experienced Multi-Disciplinary Leadership Team

Our team includes healthcare administrators and supportive clinical specialty care experts who listen, assess and collaborate with our affiliates to deliver customized clinical programs which promote evidence-based medicine, improve community health and provide valuable education and training.

Donna Peter, MSN, RN 
Interim Vice President
Harry R. Phillips III, MD 
Chief Medical Officer
Linda M. Sutton, MD 
Associate Chief Medical Officer
Maryanne Volkringer 
Associate Vice President, Business Development
Caroline Hester, RN, BSN, MHA 
Assistant Vice President, Duke Cancer Network
Melanie Watson, RN, MSN, ANP-C 
Assistant Vice President, Specialty Affiliation
Cindy Nordlund, MSN, RN, CPPS 
Senior Director, Duke Quality Network
Lori Bray, MHA 
Senior Director, Hospital Affiliations & Network Development
James E. Tcheng, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FESC 
Associate Chief Medical Information Officer, Duke Heart Network 
Brad J. Kolls, MD, PhD, MMCi 
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Contact Us

To learn more about any Duke Network Services offering, call 919-419-5000 or e-mail affiliationnetworks@duke.edu.