Shanley Smith is a researcher at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), where she is part of the blood borne virus research team under Professor Sharon Hutchinson. Her principle research field is viral hepatitis. Part of her role at GCU involves close collaboration with the World Health Organization to track country progress on eliminating viral hepatitis.
A southern California native, Shanley earned a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science at Point Loma Nazarene University in 2011. In 2014, she moved to Glasgow, Scotland where she completed a master’s degree in Public Health. Prior to joining GCU, she held clinical and administrative roles in the fields of occupational health and research assistance.