Shelisa Dalton, MBA, named Administrator of Pediatrics
March 07, 2013 College News - Shelisa A. Dalton, MBA, has been named Administrator for the Department of Pediatrics by Robert H. Lane, MD, MS, Chairman and Professor of Pediatrics and Pediatrician-in-Chief at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and Allen Bolton, Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration and Chief Operating Officer. She will begin in her new position June 17.
In collaboration with Dr. Lane and MCW administrative leadership, Dalton will implement and manage the administrative, financial and regulatory infrastructure of the department and work closely with other department and center administrative leaders.
Dalton comes to the Medical College from the University of Utah, where she has held numerous positions as she worked her way through the ranks. Currently, she serves as Administrator of the Division of Neonatology. She brings with her 14 years of financial accounting experience and six years of management experience as well as experience in research administration and human resources.
“Shelisa Dalton has proven to be a highly skilled and detail-oriented administrator,” Bolton and Dr. Lane said in announcing her hiring. “She is well versed in the workings of a complex medical center, and she excels in developing the physician and staff relations necessary to carry out the missions of a department. She is going to be a huge asset to the Department of Pediatrics and the Medical College of Wisconsin.”
Some of the roles Dalton has held include Grants and Contract Officer and Accounting Manager for the University of Utah Department of Pediatrics. In the latter role, she managed, provided oversight, and distributed workloads for the central Pediatric Administrative team in collaboration with 24 Pediatric divisions. Dalton was also responsible for all contracting activities, budget development, financial reporting, and infrastructure related to the National Children’s Study on behalf of the University of Utah Department of Pediatrics.
For the past three years, Dalton managed a role that necessitated collaboration and value assessments with the University of Utah Hospital and Primary Children’s Medical Center. In this role, she administered and analyzed value initiatives performed in partnership with these hospitals, as well as managed the complex relationships between all involved parties.
Dalton received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Masters of Business Administration from the University of Utah.