Shannon holds a Master’s degree in the Science of Nursing from the University of Texas at Austin and is board certified as an Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist. Shannon completed two semesters of clinical training at Texas Diabetes & Endocrinology before officially joining the practice in September of 2012. Prior to working at TD&E, she worked at University Medical Center Brackenridge for three years. Before beginning a career in health care, Shannon was an educator and taught in the United States, as well as, abroad in Costa Rica and Colombia. She speaks fluent Spanish and is a member of the national honor society Phi Kappa Phi.