Pheston Shelton, MD

Pheston Shelton

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
4E-59C Brody Building
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27834

Phone: 252-744-3704
Fax: 252-744-3815
Email: sheltonp@ecu.edu

Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Administrative Role: Assistant Professor, Chiild & Adolescent Psychiatry


Qualifications Obtained (Primary & Postgraduate)

  • Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC (December 2008-November 2010)
  • Residency in Psychiatry, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC (July 2006-November 2008)
  • Internship in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC (July 2005-June 2006)
  • Doctorate of Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC (May 2005)
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, Magna Cum Laude, University Honors (December 1999)
  • Honors Exchange Program, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (June 1999-December 1999)

Employment History

Child Psychiatrist at the Carilion Clinic/Virginia Tech SOM
June 2012-June 2013
Carilion Clinic/Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Roanoke, Virginia
Inpatient, outpatient and consult/liaison care for an academic institution.Involved in teaching fellows, residents and medical students on a weekly basis.

Senior Medical Officer, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist for Whanganui District Health Board Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
January 2011-April 2012
Whanganui District Health Board
Whanganui, New Zealand
Primary Child Psychiatrist for a health district of about 70,000 people in New Zealand.Responsible physician for clients below twenty years old in inpatient, outpatient, and consult and liaison settings.Involved in supervision of registrar and junior medical officers.

Locums Doctor
June 2010-January 2011
Roanoke Chowan Hospital Behavioral Health Science Unit
Ahoskie, North Carolina
Moonlighting duties – Weekend and weeknight coverage of 28 bed inpatient unit.Responsible for new admissions and following the patients on the unit daily on weekends.

Licenses

  • North Carolina Medical License - Number 2009-00479 (April 2009)
  • Virginia Medical License - Number 0101251692 (April 2012)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) - Gen Psych #62322 (April 2011)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) - C&A Psych #7801 (November 2012)
  • Certified EMT - Intermediate Certification (1999-pass)
  • Certified EMT - Basic Certification (1998-pass)

Honors and Awards

  • ACCAP Systems of Care Scholarship Recipient (2010)
  • 1st Place - Poster Session, NC Psychiatric Assoc. State Meeting (2009)
  • Resident Physician of the Year, BSOM, Department of Psychiatry (2008)
  • Brody Scholarship Recipient (Full Scholastic Scholarship, 2000)
  • University and General Honors at East Carolina University (1999)
  • Honors Foreign Exchange Program at East Carolina University (1999)
  • Rivers Scholarship Recipient for Foreign Exchange (1999)
  • University Scholarship Recipient at East Carolina University (1996)

Professional Activities

  • Member of Wellington, New Zealand Regional Peer Review Group (2011-2012)
  • North Carolina Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - MIT Member (2008-2010)
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Committee (2008-2010)
  • Resident Co-director of M1 and M2 Psychiatric Courses, BSOM (2007-2008)
  • Lecturer for M1 Behavioral Science Course (2007-2008)
  • Psychiatry Educational Curriculum Committee (2007-2008)
  • General Medical Educational Resident Committee (2006-2007)
  • Volunteer EMT-I at Stoney Creek Fire and Rescue (1500+ hours) (1998-2003)

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2008-2013)
  • American Psychiatric Association (2004-2013)
  • North Carolina Association of Rescue and EMS (1998-2003)

Research Experience

Efficacy of an Online/Interactive Multimedia Preoperative Class on Surgical Induced Anxiety (2008-2009)

Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Undergraduate Thesis (1998-1999)
Effects of Progesterone on Baroreflex Sensitivity

Presentations and Publications

Management of the School Refusing Child – Chapter of case book (April 2013)

Symposium Speaker and Participant at American Psychiatric Association Meeting, (May 2012)

Grand Rounds, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University (October 2010)
ADHD and Environmental Exposure

Resident Guide: AACAP Systems-Based Practice Tool Kit ( November 2009)

Poster Presentation for North Carolina Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting (September 2009)
Effects of an Interactive, Computerized Virtual Tour on Preoperative
Anxiety in Pediatric Patients and their Parents

Eastern Area Health Education Center: Behavior and Misbehavior (May 2009)
A Day of Conduct Problems

Grand Rounds, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University (November 2007)
Binge Eating Disorder, A Review

Poster Presentation for North Carolina Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting (September 2008)
Binge Eating Disorder, Demographic and Co-morbidity Study

Poster Presentation for North Carolina Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting (September 2007)
Anorexia Nervosa and Modern Psycho-pharmacotherapy, a Literature Review