Chaudron Carter Short, chair of the Department of Nursing, was named a 2022 Woman of Distinction by Philadelphia Business Journal. Each year, the Women of Distinction program recognizes women in the business community who are blazing a trail at their respective companies, are respected for accomplishments within their fields, give back to the community and are sought out as respected advisors and mentors. This year's 36 honorees work in industries ranging from law and education to banking and life sciences.
Carter Short was named chair of the Department of Nursing in the College of Public Health and senior vice president and associate chief nursing officer of Temple Health in July in a dual appointment. She previously served as chief nursing officer of Temple University Hospital-Episcopal Campus and TUH-Northeastern Campus, while also holding responsibilities for Magnet, professional practice and nursing education for Temple Health. In her more than seven years at Temple, she has applied her wide-ranging management experience and expertise across a broad array of nursing contexts including med/surg, surgery, ambulatory care, rehabilitation, clinical research, telemetry, education, accreditation, EHR, revenue cycle and public health.
Carter Short holds a bachelor of science in nursing from Holy Family University, a master of science in health education and health administration from Saint Joseph's University, a master's in nursing leadership from Wilmington University, a doctorate in educational leadership from Saint Joseph's University, and a doctorate in nursing leadership from Walden University.