Dr. Chaudron Carter Short is the Senior Vice President/System Associate Chief Nurse Executive at Temple University Health System and Professor & Chair at Temple University College of Public Health. Dr. Short is a highly qualified healthcare executive with over 19 years of extensive leadership experience, 7 of which as a senior leader. Known for the development and execution of programs to improve productivity, profitability, and effectiveness with a focus on patient care. Collaborator within cross-functional teams on projects to meet the needs of patients in demanding environments; ability to apply a solution-oriented approach to resolve conflict, manage staff, and work with strategic partners to achieve optimal results.
Prior to joining Temple, Dr. Short served as a Clinical Director at Cooper University Hospital in NJ, a 630-bed facility, where she was responsible for clinical, operational, and financial leadership for the surgical, orthopedic, and stroke service lines. Prior to joining Cooper, she was employed for 10 years at Penn Medicine (Pennsylvania & Presbyterian Hospitals) in a variety of leadership roles.
Dr. Short holds a B.S. degree in nursing from Holy Family University, Philadelphia, PA; two Master degrees, Health Administration and Health Education from Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA; and another Master degree in Executive Nursing Leadership from Wilmington University, Wilmington, DE. She also received her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Saint Joseph’s University.