Maureen Shannon

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 Women'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.


HIV/AIDS Program
350 Parnassus Avenue, Suite 908
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.

Conditions & Treatments

This health care professional is not a member of UCSF Medical Group. Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for services.