Dr. Katherine "Shelly" Dunnington resides and works in the Midwest United States in the state of Kansas. She is a pharmacokineticst with training in pharmaceutical science and cellular/molecular biology, and originally was a practicing pharmacist both in hospital and retail settings. She is currently a Senior Principal Scientist in the Data Management and Biometrics department at Celerion, a pharmaceutical contract research organization. With 21 years in contract research, Dr. Dunnington has many roles in her current position, including training/mentoring scientists; consulting on clinical study design and conduct; analysis, interpretation, and reporting of clinical PK/PD and cardiac safety data, and software validation. Dr. Dunnington holds both a bachelor's of science degree in pharmacy, as well as an interdisciplinary Ph.D. from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.