Michelle Lyn, MBA, MHA

Lead, Community Initiatives & Strategy

Ms. Lyn is the Duke Population Health Management Office’s lead for community initiatives and strategy. She also serves as chief of the Duke Division of Community Health in the Department of Community & Family Medicine, co- director of the Duke Center for Community and Population Health Improvement and leadership faculty for the Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program. Ms. Lyn began her Duke career in 1998, as a founding member of the Division of Community Health and was instrumental in designing and launching more than 40 of the division’s collaborative, community-based clinical, care management, educational and research initiatives. Ms. Lyn’s contributions span the division’s clinical programs, including neighborhood clinics; school-based health centers; and the Just for Us Program, which cares for chronically ill homebound seniors in their homes. She is also instrumental to the Division’s care management services, which include a North Carolina Community Care Network covering six North Carolina counties, linking more than 50 primary care practices, four hospital systems, and local departments of social services, health and mental health. In addition, Ms. Lyn served as the founding Program Director for Duke’s Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Leadership, the Community Health Leadership Program, the Community Health Fellowship; and Course Director for the Community Health Elective in the School of Medicine.