DRTC Administrative Personnel and Administrative Assistance


Record History
Added on August 13, 2012 at 1:09 PM by Lindner, Jill
Modified on April 23, 2015 at 12:30 PM by Ray, Terri
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UNDER CONSTUCTION: For more details, please call 615-936-1760.

Suzanne Starr
Center Administrator
Phone: (615) 936-1760

Suzanne Starr is responsible for providing Vanderbilt Diabetes Center/DRTC administrative oversight, preparing budgets, approving expenses, handling personnel matters, and monitoring ledger balances.
She is engaged in all aspects of the Diabetes Center's finances.


Chastity Shelton
Administrative Assistant II
Phone: (615) 322-7004

Chastity Shelton is responsible for ledger reconciliation, p-card review and approval, time sheet processing, equipment inventory, and other duties as needed.



Deborah Caplenor Brown  

Deborah Caplenor Brown
Program Manager
Phone: (615) 322-7990

Deborah Caplenor Brown manages the pilot and feasibility programs for the Vanderbilt Diabetes Center and the Vanderbilt Center for Diabetes Translation Research. She coordinates the annual Vanderbilt Diabetes Day and other special events for the Vanderbilt Diabetes Center and the Diabetes Research and Training Center.  On a national level she coordinates the NIDDK Medical Student Research Program that involves the NIDDK-funded Diabetes Research Centers.








Terri L. Ray
Sr. Executive Secretary
Phone: (615) 875-9320
Terri Ray is responsible for maintaining the websites and seminar administration
  on the behalf of the Vanderbilt Diabetes Center/DRTC and the
VUMC Department of Medicine:
   Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism and
   Division of Rheumatology and Immunology.


Administrative Issues

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