Devdutta Sangvai, M.D., M.B.A.

Executive Director

Dr. Sangvai also serves as associate chief medical officer (ACMO) for Duke University Health System and medical director for DukeWELL (a physician-run population health program for Duke employees and dependents). He is assistant professor of family medicine, pediatrics & psychiatry for Duke University Medical Center and vice chair for quality, safety and clinical for Duke’s Department of Community & Family Medicine. Dr. Sangvai also serves as the associate program director for the Management and Leadership Pathway for Residents (MLPR)—an innovative residency training program at Duke designed to develop future physician executives. Originally from Ohio, Dr. Sangvai has been at Duke since 2003 and has previously served as Duke’s chief of family medicine.

In addition to his work at Duke, Dr. Sangvai is significantly involved in leadership and organized medicine both locally and nationally. He currently serves as President of the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) and is a 2004 graduate of the NCMS Leadership College. He completed a 3-year term as the chair of the young physicians section of the American Medical Association (AMA). Dr. Sangvai has also served as the national chair for the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) organization of student representatives and organization of residents.

Dr. Sangvai graduated from the Ohio State University and received his M.D. from the Medical College of Ohio, where he also completed his family medicine and chief residencies. He earned his M.B.A. from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business. Dr. Sangvai is a certified physician executive with the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) and fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).


John Yeatts, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Yeatts is an internist and sees patients at DPC South Durham. He had an interest in general internal medicine, because it allowed him to focus on the whole patient and serve as a quarterback.

Prior to medical school, Dr. Yeatts worked as a financial analyst at Goldman Sachs in London and has a Masters degree in Public Health from the University of North Carolina. He completed a four-year residency at Duke in internal medicine plus the Management and Leadership Pathway for Residents (MLPR). He decided to come to Duke “because of its world class reputation, unique opportunity within the Management and Leadership Pathway, and family roots in the area.”

He has a wife and two sons, as well as another son due in July of 2020. He's an avid fly fisherman and fishes for trout in the NC and VA mountains as often as he can (places like Wilson Creek, the Davidson River, and the Watagua River). He also enjoys fishing out west in Montana or Alaska (Shuyak State Park has been a favorite spot) once a year. He's an avid gardener with a particular interest in specimen trees (Japanese maples and pines) and bonsai. He also serve as Treasurer of his church in Durham.


Colleen Shannon, J.D.

Compliance Officer

Colleen Shannon is the Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer at Duke University Health System.  Having joined Duke in July 2007, Ms. Shannon is responsible for implementing and overseeing the Health System’s compliance and privacy programs as well as the enterprise risk management process.  Prior to joining Duke, Ms. Shannon was the Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer for OhioHealth, an integrated multi-hospital health system in Columbus, Ohio.  Ms. Shannon has 20 years of health care regulatory background including Regulatory and Licensing Attorney for Cole Managed Vision, a 50 state vision benefit administrator, developing its privacy program at the inception of HIPAA privacy regulations. She also served as staff counsel for The Cleveland Clinic Foundation.  Ms. Shannon is a licensed attorney.


Daniel Costello, M.P.A.

Administrative Director

Previously, Mr. Costello was program examiner at the Office of Management of Budget in Washington, D.C., where he was responsible for creating and implementing federal budgets and policies. Mr. Costello also served as a Presidential Management Fellow in Washington, D.C. and a United States Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala. He graduated from Boston University and received his M.P.A from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. 


Logan Cason, MA

Marketing and Communications Specialist

Before joining Duke Health, Mr. Cason worked in the digital marketing space, creating content for the automotive industry. Prior to that, he spent several years in higher education, some of which were spent teaching college English, others were spent in an administrative capacity, creating and coordinating resources for military-affiliated students in the UNC System. He received both degrees from UNC Charlotte: an MA in Technical and Professional Writing and a BA in English.