Government Relations

Establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with policymakers is top priority for Duke.  The Office of Public Affairs and Government Relations oversees the interests of the University and Health System in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, and the region.  The Duke University Office of Government Relations, Office of State Relations and the Duke Health Government Relations office offer valuable resources for the Duke community and lawmakers on a range of topics including funding for scientific research and student aid, technology transfer and intellectual property law, healthcare policy and regulatory issues, faculty expert lists, legislative updates, breaking news and more.

The Duke University Office of Government Relations represents the university in Washington, D.C. on legislative and regulatory matters of interest to Duke University.

The Office of State Relations works to advance the priorities of Duke with state policymakers and opinion leaders in order to achieve broad engagement in North Carolina and the region.

The Duke Health Government Relations office represents Duke on health related legislative and policy issues in Washington, DC.

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