Government Relations: The Changing Landscape - Duke Researcher Fundamentals Session

January 26, 2023
11:00 am to 11:45 am

Event sponsored by:

Office for Research and Innovation
African and African American Studies (AAAS)
Art, Art History & Visual Studies
Asian & Middle Eastern Studies (AMES)
Biomedical Engineering (BME)
Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)
Classical Studies
Computer Science
Cultural Anthropology
Dance Program
Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI)
Duke Initiative for Science & Society
Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative
Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS)
Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy
Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)
Evolutionary Anthropology
Fuqua School of Business
Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies
German Studies
International Comparative Studies (ICS)
John Hope Franklin Center (JHFC)
Kenan Institute for Ethics
Law School
Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science (MEMS)
Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment and Sustainability
Nicholas School of the Environment
Political Science
Pratt School of Engineering
Psychology and Neuroscience
Religious Studies
Romance Studies
Sanford School of Public Policy
School of Medicine (SOM)
School of Nursing (SON)
Slavic and Eurasian Studies
Social Science Research Institute (SSRI)
Statistical Science
Theater Studies
Trinity College


Melkonian, Mitch



Interim Vice President of Public Affairs and Government Relations Chris Simmons and Assistant Vice President of Government Relations Melissa Vetterkind
This in-person Researcher Fundamentals session is designed to familiarize faculty investigators with the changing landscape of government relations as it relates to facilitating their innovative research at Duke. ‎ Featuring: Chris Simmons, Interim Vice President, Public Affairs and Government Relations and Melissa Vetterkind, Assistant Vice President, Office of Government Relations ‎ For more information and to register, please visit ‎ Limited seating available. ‎ Researcher Fundamentals session part of Duke Research & Innovation Week 2023. Learn more at ‎ A new track of educational opportunities, Duke Researcher Fundamentals Sessions will familiarize faculty investigators with various research enterprise tools, resources and services to help facilitate their innovative research at Duke. Faculty and research staff across campus and the School of Medicine are invited to join their colleagues and subject matter experts in robust discussions about the challenges facing researchers in the post-COVID world.

Duke Research & Innovation Week 2023