The Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology is committed to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive environment for all of its members. As a community, we firmly believe that transformative research goes hand-in-hand with fostering an inclusive environment and training the next generation of scientists from a diversity of backgrounds and life experiences. As scientists, we know that we are strongest when we leverage the talents of a diverse community.
We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment in any form. If you experience or witness any discrimination or harassment, or have a concern about the behavior of any member in our department, you have a number of options for reporting your concerns:
- Contact your mentor or supervisor.
- Fill out this PCB Whistleblower Form to anonymously contact the PCB Chair.
- Contact any of the following people and/or offices:
Associate Dean of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for the Basic Sciences;
Director, IDEALS Office
Associate Dean for Research Training
Laura Svetkey, M.D. MHS
School of Medicine Ombudsperson
Jean Spaulding, M.D.
School of Medicine Ombudsperson for Students/Post-Doctoral Appointees
Duke Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) is the office responsible for responding to complaints of discrimination, harassment and sexual misconduct at Duke. The OIE website has detailed information for how to file a complaint or report an incident.