Acting Provost and Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement
Dr. Terri L. Shelton is Acting Provost and Vice Chancellor of Research and Engagement at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
In that role, she focuses on the advancement of research at the University and manages activities in the areas of research administration, research integrity, innovation and commercialization, and community and economic engagement. She also oversees interdisciplinary, campus-wide research.
Shelton’s scholarly impact includes over 75 publications and over $35 million in grants and contracts. The Carol Jenkins Mattocks Distinguished Professor has over 20 years of clinical experience in pediatrics and psychiatry and a robust portfolio of research activity centered on promoting healthy lives and vibrant communities.
A quintessential feature of Shelton’s work is the bridging of research, policy, and evidence-based practice, to create partnerships that build the capacity of communities, families and youth, service providers, researchers, and policymakers.
She has a particular interest in how programs, policies, and communities can support the social emotional development of young children. She is the co-author of the books “Assessing Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder” and “Family-Centered Care for Children Needing Specialized Developmental Services.”
Shelton was honored by the State of North Carolina with a Family Driven-System of Care Lifetime Achievement Award and was named one of 2017’s Outstanding Women in Business by the Triad Business Journal.