Program Manager, Community Health
In her role, Ms. Monroe displays her heart for people and the community by working on initiatives to improve the overall health and well being of the communities served by Duke Health. Her “global citizen” background (Air Force Brat) and focus on collaboration and inclusiveness has enabled her to serve effectively in vaious organizations such as: Partnership for a Healthy Durham, Durham County Women’s Commission, Homeless Services Advisory Committee, Durham Connects Advisory Committee, African American Dance Ensemble and the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance. Nationally, she serves on the Culture of Health Workgroup for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and participated in the National Academy of Medicine Culture of Health cohort meetings.
Before coming to Duke in 1997, she worked at UNC Physicians & Associates and Piedmont Health Services in Chapel Hill, NC. Ms. Monroe received her Bachelor’s in Business & Finance from McMurry University in Abilene, Texas and a Masters in Public Health & Human Services Administration from UNC Chapel Hill. She is an Ordained Elder at Victorious Life Fellowship Church in Durham, NC.