Teji Rakhra-Burris

Program Leader, Precision Medicine Program
Office: North Building, 263
Campus mail: Box 90141
Phone: (919) 684-9849
Email address: teji.rb@duke.edu
Fax: (919) 681-0653

Program Leader of the Duke Precision Medicine Program and has over 10 years of experience in administration and program management of scientific research in higher education. In addition to participating in the strategic and administrative /operational leadership of the PMP, she also is the program manager for the NHGRI-funded genomic demonstration project entitled Implementation, Adoption, and Utility of Family History in Diverse Settings and oversees the management of two United States Air Force cooperative agreements. Prior to joining Duke, she was the Associate Director for Research with the University of North Carolina Institute for Pharmacogenomics and Individualized Therapy, and previously managed a CDC-funded public health genetics program at the UNC School of Public Health, and an NIEHS-funded cooperative agreement into the feasibility of establishing a national twin registry for genetic and environmental association studies. Ms. Rakhra-Burris has a background in business administration and a Masters Degree in Molecular Genetics from Washington University in St. Louis.