Trinity Evangelical Divinity School



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Faculty Since 1988

Joyce A. Shelton, PhD

University Assessment Officer
Professor of Biology


BS, New Mexico State University
PhD, University of New Mexico School of Medicine


Dr. Shelton’s predoctoral research was in immunology and developmental biology. Prior to coming to Trinity she also did postdoctoral research at Northwestern University in the areas of biochemistry, immunology, and reproductive biology and has publications in these areas. She also has interests in the field of Bioethics. She has served as the director of The Undergraduate Bioethics Institute at the International Conference on Bioethics for a number of years and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Ethics and Medicine. While at Trinity she has been chair of the Health Sciences Department, director of the School of Science and Technology, interim dean of Trinity Graduate School and REACH, and associate dean of Trinity Graduate School. She is currently serving as the Director of the Division of Science, Technology, and Health.


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