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Longtime division leader earns degree, accolades

Jul. 21, 2022, 8:43 AM


by Bill Snyder

Amy Shelton, MS

Amy Shelton, MS, administrator of the Divisions of Clinical Pharmacology and Genetic Medicine, has been awarded a Master of Science Degree in Research Administration with Honors from the Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.

“We are extremely proud of Amy for this accomplishment,” said David Harrison, MD, the Betty and Jack Bailey Professor of Cardiology and director of Clinical Pharmacology.

“She has provided outstanding administrative leadership for many years. Her (degree) will bring new talents and skills to our divisions.”

“It is inspirational when those we work with are so motivated to do an even better job,” added Nancy Cox, PhD, the Mary Phillips Edmonds Gray Professor of Medicine and director of Genetic Medicine. Shelton’s investment in broadening her education “will really improve our divisions over time in many different dimensions.”

Shelton began her career at VUMC in 2002. She has been administrator of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology since 2004 and of the Division of Genetic Medicine since 2013.

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