Chasity Michelle Shelton, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, BCPPS

Assistant Dean for Student Success and Wellness
Associate Professor
Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science

MEMPHIS TN 381632198
Tel: (901) 448-2074


  • PGY-2 Residency, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center & Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center, Memphis, TN, Advanced Pediatric Pharmacotherapy & Academia
  • PGY-1 Residency, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center & Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center, Memphis, TN, Pediatric Pharmacotherapy
  • Pharm.D., The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, Pharmacy
  • B.S., The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, Microbiology

Honors and Awards

2014 SGAEC Excellence in Teaching Award

2017 Tennessee Society of Health-Systems Pharmacist of the Year Award 

Clinical Care Specialty/Interest

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacy Specialist 2014-2019

Pediatric Parenteral Nutrition Clinical Pharmacy Specialist 2012-2014

Neonatal Clinical Pharmacy Specialist 2007-2011

Pediatric Critical Care Pharmacist, PRN 2007-present

Pediatric Pharmacist, PRN 2005-2007

Research Interest/Specialty

 Pediatrics Infectious Diseases


  1. Taylor, CM, Shelton, CM. Vaccine recommendations in pregnancy and lactation. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003), 59 (1), 137-140, 2018.
  2. Shelton, CM, Gray, MD, Crill, CM. To mist or not to mist: An update on the recommendations for live-attenuated influenza vaccine. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003), 58 (4), 457-459, 2018.
  3. Shelton, CM, Ladd, BM, Foster, SL. Influenza vaccination administration: When is it too early. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003), 56 (4), 471-3, 2016.
  4. Daniels, CC, Rogers, PD, Shelton, CM. A Review of Pneumococcal Vaccines: Current Polysaccharide Vaccine Recommendations and Future Protein Antigens. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther, 21 (1), 27-35, 2016.
  5. Foster, SL, Turner, BP, McManus, J, Meadows, JR, Shelton, CM. Meningococcal disease: A brief primer. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003), 55 (3), 331-4, 2015.
  6. Shelton, CM, Alford, EL, Storgion, S, Wheless, J, Phelps, SJ. Enteral topiramate in a pediatric patient with refractory status epilepticus: a case report and review of the literature. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther, 19 (4), 317-24, 2015.
  7. McCallister, KM, Chhim, RF, Briceno-Medina, M, Shelton, CM, Figueroa, M, Rayburn, M. Bumetanide continuous infusions in critically ill pediatric patients. Pediatr Crit Care Med, 16 (2), e19-22, 2015.
  8. Alford, EL, Chhim, RF, Crill, CM, Hastings, MC, Ault, BH, Shelton, CM. Glomerular filtration rate equations do not accurately predict vancomycin trough concentrations in pediatric patients. Ann Pharmacother, 48 (6), 691-6, 2014.
  9. Daniels, CC, Shelton, CM, Bass, PJ, Wang, WC, Suda, KJ. Limb swelling in a pediatric sickle cell patient after revaccination with pneumococcal vaccine. Int J Clin Pharm, 36 (2), 261-3, 2014.
  10. Suda, KJ, Greene, J, Shelton, CM. Geographic location of antiretroviral clinical trials in HIV infected pediatric patients. Int J Clin Pharm, 35 (6), 1203-7, 2013.
  11. Chhim, RF, Shelton, CM, Christensen, ML. Recent new drug approvals, part 2: drugs undergoing active clinical studies in children. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther, 18 (1), 14-38, 2013.
  12. Karimi Khaledi, M, Suda, KJ, Shelton, CM. Tardive dyskinesia after short-term treatment with oral metoclopramide in an adolescent. Int J Clin Pharm, 34 (6), 822-4, 2012.
  13. Shelton, CM, Chhim, RF, Christensen, ML. Recent new drug approvals. Part 1: drugs with pediatric indications. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther, 17 (4), 329-39, 2012.
  14. Hicks, JK, Shelton, CM, Sahni, JK, Christensen, ML. Retrospective evaluation of enoxaparin dosing in patients 48 weeks' postmenstrual age or younger in a neonatal intensive care unit. Ann Pharmacother, 46 (7-8), 943-51, 2012.
  15. Shelton, CM, Clark, AJ, Storm, MC, Helms, RA. Plasma amino Acid concentrations in 108 children receiving a pediatric amino Acid formulation as part of parenteral nutrition. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther, 15 (2), 110-8, 2010.