Nurse midwife and family nurse practitioner
Maureen Shannon is a certified nurse midwife and family nurse practitioner who has provided care to HIV-infected women and families since 1989. She specializes in primary, preconception and pregnancy care to HIV-infected women at UCSF's HIV Women's Program. She also is a research nurse for the perinatal unit of the UCSF Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group, a perinatal consultant for the Family Health Care Network and a consultant to the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Botswana regarding its national Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission Program.
Shannon earned a nursing degree at St. Joseph's School of Nursing in San Francisco and trained as a family nurse practitioner at Sonoma State University. She earned a graduate degree at UCSF and trained as a nurse midwife at the Medical University of South Carolina. She is a doctoral candidate at UCSF, where she is researching maternal stress in HIV-positive mothers six months after delivery and maternal and infant adherence to HIV medications. She was named one of 10 Woodrow Wilson and Johnson & Johnson Foundation national fellows in Womenâ€™s Health in 2005 for her research. Shannon, an associate clinical professor in Family Care Nursing at UCSF, has published articles and co-authored books on the primary and perinatal care of women, including those with HIV. She is an associate editor of the Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health.
400 Parnassus Ave., Fourth Floor, Room A-429
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2119
Fax: (415) 353-2406
Hours: Monday to Thursday
8:30 a.m. – noon, 1 – 5 p.m.
This health care professional is not a member of UCSF Medical Group. Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for services.