PHEN participated in the NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo held January 15th and 16th. Dr. Artie Shelton, PHEN survivor member, and Danielle McClellan, Esq. represented PHEN at the Washington Convention Center where the event was held with approximately 85,000 people in attendance. They are Pictured with Doreen Gentzler(center), Expo Host and Anchor/Health Reporter for NBC4.
Danielle McClellan, Esq, is PHEN's Government and Community Relations representative in Washington D.C. who joined PHEN during the PHEN Summit held in September 2010. Ms. McClellan's role is to interface and work with government and community leaders in the Greater Washington, DC area.
Dr. Shelton is a very active member of the PHEN survivor network. He is also a retired Colonel with the U.S. Army. Colonel Shelton served 21 years in the U.S. Army with various assignments in CONUS and overseas. Dr. Shelton's military career has been distinguished by appointments as the foreign travel medical escort physician to the Congressional and Senate leadership and personal physician to the Army's Chief of Staff. He served as Commander, Pentagon Army Health Clinic; Chief, Department of Primary Care and Community Medicine; Chief, Department of Medicine, USA MEDDAC and Chief, Professional Service in Bremerhaven, West Germany; Assistant Chief, Department of Medicine and Chief Allergy/Clinical Immunology at William Beaumont Army Medical center in El Paso, TX; Physician Consultant to the Defense Medical System Support Center (Composite Healthcare System). In addition, he served as PROFIS Commander 42nd Field Hospital, Fort Knox, KY. In 1993, he deployed to Mogadishu, Somalia, where he served as the 42nd Medical Task Force Commander.