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Last Updated: May 19, 2021


For the most up-to-date information and updates related to the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit the Duke Coronvirus Response website.

This page houses a running list of COVID-19-related communications distributed to the Duke research community. School-based messaging versus institutional memos are indicated in the link titles. Links are listed by date, with the most current message listed first. 

Non-research related COVID-19 communications to the broader community can be found on Duke's Coronavirus Response Community Messages page.


Duke-wide Messaging

School-based Communications

05.08.2020 - Dean Klotman's Friday Message: Important Return to Work Information and Congratulations to our School of Medicine Graduates!

05.06.2020 - Reopening the Research Laboratories

05.01.2020 - Dean Klotman's Friday Message: Plans for Phased Return to Campus

04.23.2020 - Dean Klotman's Friday Afternoon Message

04.10.2020 - Dean Klotman's Friday Afternoon Message

04.03.2020 - Dean Klotman's Friday Afternoon Message

03.27.2020 - SOM: Volunteer Opportunities for Students

03.27.2020 - SOM: Dean's Friday Afternoon COVID-19 Update (video)

03.25.2020 - SOM: Message on Inclusion and Respect

03.23.2020 - SOM: Donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

03.23.2020 - SOM: COVID-19 and Clinical Research Town Hall | Download slides (PDF)

03.20.2020 - SOM: End of a Long Week

03.20.2020 - SOM: Classification of Essential Studies and Suspension of In-person Enrollment of Tier 2 Essential Clinical Research Studies

03.18.2020 - SOM: COVID-19 Important Lab-Based Research Town Hall (Basic Sciences)

03.17.2020 - SOM: Important information about students in the clinical environment

03.16.2020 - SOM: Suspension of Non-Essential In-Person Clinical Research Study Activities and Change in Duke Health Visitor Policy

03.15.2020 - SOM: Important information regarding students and clinical activities

03.14.2020 - SOM: Contingency plans in the event of the need for suspension of research activities 

03.12.2020 - SOM: COVID-19 and Clinical Research Town Hall Download slides (PDF)

03.11.2020 - SOM: Important Message re COVID-19 for SoM Leadership

03.11.2020 - SOM: IRB - COVID-19 and Research at Duke 

03.06.2020 - SOM: Clinical Research Participant and Clinical Research Staff Preparations for COVID-19 Response