Shannon is an educator and author and key opinion leader in the dental industry. Shannon helps promote the changes required for a substantial impact on incidence, morbidity, and mortality of oral cancer worldwide educating health professionals globally. Shannon graduated from The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1994. She’s authored articles in RDH, JPH, In Focus and Dimensions of Dental Hygiene and is a Key Opinion Leader for several companies, publications and associations and an ambassador with The Oral Cancer Foundation. Shannon has held an executive board position in The Cleveland Dental Hygiene Association for over 15 years and continues to create awareness on oral cancer and skin cancer and their horrific side effects.