Joyce A. Shelton, PhD

Professor of Biology

Faculty Since 1988


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


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Dr. Shelton’s predoctoral research was in immunology and developmental biology. Prior to coming to Trinity she did postdoctoral research at Northwestern University in 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 Basic Bioethics Institute at the International Conference on Bioethics for a number of years and is on the editorial board of two bioethics journals. While at Trinity she has been Chair of the Health Sciences Department, Associate Dean of TGS, and Interim Dean of Trinity Graduate School and REACH. She is currently Director of the Division of Science, Technology, and Health.


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