Shannon is currently enrolled in a PhD in Epidemiology at the University of Ottawa under the co-supervision of Dr. George Wells and Dr. Doug Coyle. Shannon completed her B.Sc. (Honours) in Biology-Pharmacology at McMaster University and her M.Sc. in Epidemiology at the University of Ottawa. General research interests include advancing methodologies in systematic reviews, network meta-analysis, and economic evaluations of drug safety and effectiveness; enhancing transparency and clarity of drug evaluation methodologies for clinicians and decision-makers and developing transdisciplinary approaches to knowledge translation that span related fields such as clinical trial methodology, biostatistics and health economics.