Claudia Calderon, MBA

Assistant To The Chair

Phone: 615.343.9940
Fax: 615.343.4924
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Department of Biostatistics
1161 21st Avenue South
S-2323 Medical Center North
Nashville, TN 37232-2158


  • Master of Business Administration
    Healthcare Management
    Lipscomb University
    Nashville, TN

  • Bachelor of Industrial Engineering
    Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana
    Bucaramanga, Colombia

About my job:

The Assistant To The Chair reviews and approves expenditures; plans, prepares and analyzes budgetary data for department budget and grant administration; helps in the establishment of the strategic planning process in conjunction with other key leaders; creates financial models for predicting funding requirements; monitors chair and department expenditures and approves expenditures against budget; verifies figures, identifies and researches discrepancies; makes recommendations and projections; assists with development of grant applications; is the faculty liaison responsible for faculty affairs and career development; manages faculty recruitment, appointments, reappointments, and promotions; makes recommendations for promotion and salary increases ensuring internal equity; coordinates and facilitates performance development annually or as needed; is responsible for space and facilities planning; analyzes department's performance and productivity; manages international affairs; develops, communicates, implements, interprets, and revises policies and procedures; coordinates special events; develops PR materials; is accountable for the assurance of quality improvement goals and the determination of the most efficient use of resources; interviews and makes decisions regarding hiring of new staff; and will play an integral role in the department's plans to develop graduate and undergraduate programs in Biostatistics.

Ongoing Projects

  1. Recognition and Rewards Program
  2. Professional Development Management
  3. Purchasing Management
  4. International Services
  5. Faculty Administration
  6. Special Events: Planning
  7. Faculty Appointments
  8. Other Projects
  9. My Files

Interesting links:

Colombia and more about My Country
Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana
Universidad Industrial de Santander
Juan Valdez and The Real Coffee

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