2021 Duke AHEAD Distinguished Members


Duke AHEAD is proud to announce the 2021 cohort of Distinguished Members of Duke AHEAD. 

Distinguished members of Duke AHEAD are those members who have demonstrated commitment and service to Duke AHEAD and excellence in education within Duke Health.  These members  have been identified as significant educators within Duke Health with a proven track record of scholarship in the field of health professions education, including prior educational experiences and contributions and not limited to activities within Duke. Distinguished members have educational contributions and experiences that include activities at Duke, at other institutions, and at regional, national, and international levels. 

2021 Duke AHEAD Distinguished Members: 

  • Jacqueline S. Barnett, DHSc, MHS, PA-C
  • Kyle Covington,  PT, DPT, PhD
  • Deborah Engle, EdD, MS
  • Matt Velkey, PhD

Related members


Jacqui Barnett

Associate Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health


Kyle Covington

Associate Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery


Deborah Engle

Associate Professor of the Practice of Medical Education


Matt Velkey

Assistant Professor of the Practice of Medical Education in the Department of Cell Biology