Pharmacy Affinity Group
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Chair

Chelsea Renfro, PharmD

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Dr. Renfro is the founding Chair of the Pharmacy Education Affinity Group.  She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.  She received her PharmD from East Tennessee State University Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy.  Dr. Renfro completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy with a focus in ambulatory care and transitions of care.  Her interest in simulation began during her postdoctoral fellowship in community pharmacy while at UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. 

Dr. Renfro’s interests within simulation include interprofessional communication and curriculum design and implementation.  She looks forward to expanding the use of simulation in pharmacy education as both a teacher and investigator.  Dr. Renfro can be reached by email at crenfro@uthsc.edu. 

 

Vice-Chair

Chasity M. Shelton, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS

Chasity M. Shelton, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS is an Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy. She received her Bachelor of Science (Microbiology) from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville and her Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree from The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy. She completed residency training in Pediatric Pharmacotherapy and Academia at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital (LBCH) and UTHSC from 2005 to 2007. Dr. Shelton received the 2014 SGAEC Excellence in Teaching Award and the 2017 TSHP Health-System Pharmacist of the Year Award. She is Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy (BCPS) and in Pediatric Pharmacy (BCPPS). Dr. Shelton educates student pharmacists and pharmacy residents at LBCH where she practices as a Pediatric Infectious Disease Clinical Pharmacy Specialist. She is the Secretary for the Tennessee Simulation Alliance and the Vice-Chair of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare Pharmacy Education Affinity Group. Dr. Shelton’s research and scholarship interests include pediatric infectious disease, antimicrobial stewardship, and interprofessional education and simulation in pharmacy education.

 


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