Clinical Research Specialist
Ms. Yarborough joined Duke University in 2013. Ms. Yarborough has more than 20 years of experience in the medical field and is certified as a Medical Laboratory Technologist, Forensic Collector and Breath Alcohol Technician. She has served as Laboratory Manager in several medical offices, including family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatrics. She also has worked as the coordinator for safety, state, federal and CLIA regulations. Ms. Yarborough worked previously at the University of North Carolina’s Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) on the North Carolina Research Campus before joining Duke’s team in Kannapolis. In addition to her clinical skills, Ms. Yarborough contributes to recruitment and retention efforts for multiple studies including the MURDOCK Study, Healthy Aging Study and COPD. She enjoys the opportunity to work in research and hopes to make a difference in the future.