Operations Manager & Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Institutional Equity

Laverne Myers has worked at Duke for 36 years providing administrative support to senior-level executives. She began her career in Ophthalmology where she worked as a Staff Assistant and later transferred to the School of Medicine to serve as the Administrative Assistant to the Dean, School of Medicine. After serving in this role for several years, she transferred to the Department of Cardiology to serve as the Administrative Specialist to the Director of Cardiology. Laverne has also served as the Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Vice President of Medical Affairs and Patient Safety at Duke and the Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice Dean, of the School of Nursing. Most recently, she worked as the Director of Non-Regular Faculty she was responsible for onboarding new faculty. Laverne brings a wide range of administrative experience and office management skills. She is known throughout Duke as being a great leader, role model, and administrative professional. During her tenure at Duke, she has received several awards to include the 2017 Susan Clark Administrative Leadership Award.