We are pleased to announce that Ashley Grantham has been appointed as Medical Education Specialist. She is a skilled education researcher and trainer who brings five years of experience in the field to her new role at Duke.
Grantham is currently the associate director of Instructional Technology Training in Distance Education and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA) at North Carolina State University (NCSU) but she is no stranger to Duke. She spent 2010-2011 working in the Duke Psychiatry Residency Education Program. Grantham received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at North Carolina State University. She expects to receive her PhD in Educational Research and Policy Analysis with a specialization in Higher Education Administration from NCSU in May of 2016.
Grantham is a skilled faculty development professional with expertise in instructional technology training, pedagogy, instructional design and education research. In her new role as the medical education learning specialist, she will be a vital resource for faculty to assist in their growth as outstanding educators and implement high-impact educational practices into their teaching activities. Grantham will also be part of a team that will establish an education research program. Among other duties, Grantham will assist in creating an education outcomes database, work on medical education protocol submissions and identify opportunities for program (educational intervention) evaluation and measurement of outcomes.
Grantham is originally from New Bern, North Carolina. She and her husband currently call Raleigh home. Please join us in welcoming Ashley Grantham to her new position, effective November 30th.