Shannon grew up in the northern suburbs of Perth and completed her nursing studies at Curtin University. She spent time in both country Western Australia before commencing studies in critical care. Since moving back to WA in 2000 and has worked in different settings until deciding community was her passion.
Shannon graduated as a Nurse Practitioner in 2009. She has also undertaken additional training in cervical screening, menopause, contraception, Implanon insertion and removal. She also has a special interest in advance health planning and end of life discussion.
When she is not at work she enjoys spending time with her young family.