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Featured Alumni and Friends

John Tolsma and Lee Ann Furrow-Tolsma
"Public policy helped define what works well in our marriage." - John Tolsma PPS‘95 and Lee Ann Furrow-Tolsma PPS‘93 Read more
Andy and Marcelle Rosen
"Sanford gives you the kind of analytic tools that you can apply across any kind of career" Read more
Sanford alum Sam Walker headshot
"Duke really planted in me a desire to be in public service." - Sam Walker, PPS‘80   Read more
Sanford alum Tonya Robinson headshot
"The idea of coming to Duke was a huge deal for my family, but also a huge deal for the community" - Durham native Tonya Read more
Sonia Sekhar
Sonia Sekhar currently serves as Deputy Director of the NY State of Health, New York’s official health plan marketplace. At NY State of Health, Sekhar Read more
Zhuri Bryant, PPS '21 sang with Duke's premiere African Chorus, The Duke Amandla Chorus, to introduce the former Deputy Chief Justice of South Africa Justice Read more
Before coming to Sanford, Jacquie Ayala worked for 9 years as an organizer and spent time plugging activists into campaigns to advance clean energy policy. Read more
Del-Francis Wreh is from Liberia. He worked in finance there for a project that ensures that the national budget is made available to promote transparency Read more
Julian Xie earned a bachelor's degree  at Duke University and conducted research with global health and technology access specialist Dr. Anthony So, a professor of Read more

Featured Event

The Rooted in Relationship event will explore how to shift power and work in support of (not on behalf of) community-rooted organizations working on the health
and economic viability of historically marginalized communities.

Featured Story

Professor Emerita Helen Ladd believes in the value of Sanford’s MPP program. As one of the first directors of the program, she helped build it into a top-ranked professional program. Today, she is continuing to build the program through her gift to create the Helen F. Ladd Fellowship Fund.