‘What I love most about my role at HPP is the people. We work with a diversity of stakeholders; we listen to all perspectives and combine them in our policy reports. Whether it be patient advocates, politicians, industry or academia, no voice is lost.’
Shannon joined The Health Policy Partnership in April 2016 as a Researcher. She was promoted to the role of Senior Researcher in 2017.
Having led and supported a range of research projects at HPP, Shannon now focuses on the All.Can initiative. She leads on all elements of stakeholder engagement and research activities for All.Can.
Before joining HPP, Shannon interned at the World Health Organization’s headquarters in Geneva on the Ebola Response Laboratory Data team. She studied patient data from mobile labs in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, and produced insights that informed the WHO Ebola recommendations.
She also has fieldwork experience organising and managing global health and development projects in Ghana and Honduras. In Canada, she supported the development of the home healthcare strategic plan for the Department of Health in New Brunswick.
Shannon completed a Master’s in Global Health and Development at University College London. She also holds a BSc in Biochemistry from Acadia University in Canada.