Chief of Staff of the SVP & CHRO
Duke University Health System

Katie McKittrick has served as Chief of Staff for Duke University Health System’s Senior Vice President and CHRO since 2016, delivering on the strategic human capital priorities that drive the mission of the clinical enterprise. Her passion is creating and sustaining inclusive work cultures where everyone feels seen, heard and valued, and is empowered to give their very best. Prior to her time in the human capital practice, McKittrick directed the communications and outreach strategy for Duke Health’s Office of Government Relations. She spent the early years of her career in Washington, DC as a lobbyist focused on trade policy both at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and IDFA. She holds an M.A. in International Economics from American University and a B.A. in International Relations from Lynchburg College.