Dr. Shappell joined PathGroup in 2014 and became Vice President of Physician Services in 2018. She is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Augustana College and earned her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine with High Honors. Dr. Shappell continued on to complete the combined Clinical and Anatomic Pathology residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and served as Chief Resident. She completed a fellowship in General Surgical Pathology with emphasis in Gynecologic and Breast Pathology, and was an Assistant Professor of Pathology at Vanderbilt. Dr. Shappell has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals including the American Journal of Surgical Pathology and has been a platform presenter at the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathologists annual meeting.