Shannon graduated from Curtin University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy. Shannon began her career in upper limb rehabilitation in the public sector before joining the HULC team in 2008 as a Senior Occupational Therapist.
Shannon also held the position of Research Coordinator at HULC, from 2011 to 2015. She has presented research on numerous occasions at a number of Australian Hand Therapy Association (AHTA) meetings and conferences, as well as local Western Australian Society for Hand Surgeon’s annual scientific meetings. In 2012 Shannon co-authored an article with hand surgeon Mr Jeff Ecker, which was published in the American Journal of Hand Surgery.
Shannon is an Accredited Hand Therapist (as Awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association).