Audit provides independent, objective assurance and advisory services designed to add value and improve the operations of Duke University, Duke University Health System, DUMAC, and the support corporations, agencies and affiliates of these entities (collectively “Duke”).


Duke is committed to transparent and ethical safeguarding of sensitive and/or regulated information, promoting responsible stewardship of information assets institution-wide.

Sponsored Programs Assurance and Research Compliance

The annual SPARC compliance plan is developed through discussions with area leaders, attending various research-focused committee meetings, and staying abreast of new or revised external regulations and trends affecting research. SPARC engagements span campus, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.

Compliance Services

Our Compliance Services team focuses on the areas of: compliance liaison program, conflict of interest administration, incident/case management, and policy administration.