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Dr. Clayton Named Medical Director of Child Abuse Program

Author: Herbert Bevan, MD
Published Date: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

CHKD is proud to announce that Michelle Clayton, MD, MPH, has been named medical director of CHKD's child abuse program.

Dr. Clayton is a fellowship trained specialist in child abuse pediatrics, board certified in child abuse pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics, and has been part of CHKD's child abuse program since 2004. She is also an associate professor of pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School and the director of CHKD's child abuse fellowship program.

Dr. Clayton conducts research in the field, provides education for physicians and local investigative agencies on recognition of inflicted trauma, and is active on many state committees related to child welfare and child abuse prevention. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Clayton on her new position.

About Herbert Bevan, MD

Prior to joining the physician liaison staff, Bevan was a practicing hematologist and oncologist at CHKD for 28 years and served a two-year term as president of the CHKD professional staff in 2014-15. Dr. Bevan received "Top Doc" designation from Coastal Virginia Magazine in 2016 in his final year with CHKD's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. A Kansas native and University of Kansas graduate, Dr. Bevan earned his medical degree from Washington University and completed his residency and fellowships at San Diego Naval Hospital. He joined CHKD after a nine-year stint in the U.S. Navy and in his final two years in the military was stationed at Portsmouth Naval Hospital. Dr. Bevan is a founding member of Children's Specialty Group.