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Michael L. Somich, CPA

Executive Director, Office of Internal Audits
Duke University

Mike is a Certified Public Accountant and holds bachelor and master’s degrees in Accounting from Syracuse University. He is responsible for all internal audit activities of the Duke University, Duke Management Company (DUMAC, LLC) and Duke Medicine. Prior to joining Duke University, Mike had 31 years of experience specializing in hospital and related health care audits as a partner with Deloitte & Touche. Mike was a member of the firm’s National Health Care Task Force.

He served on Syracuse University Board of Trustees, chaired it Audit Committee and was national alumni board president from 1995–2000. Mike is a Board Member of the Raleigh Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors Association. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Enterprise Risk Management Program at North Carolina State University. Mike has participated in quality assurance review teams of peer institutions.

Mr. Somich’s areas of expertise are:

  • Auditing a Compliance Program
  • Chief Audit Executive Roles and Responsibilities
  • Creative Role of Internal Audit
  • Ethics & Conflict of Interest
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Governance, Risk, and Internal Audit
  • Health Care Auditing
  • Quality Assurance Reviews
  • Research Compliance

Duke University
705 Broad Street, Suite 210
PO Box 90436
Durham, NC 27708