Peer-Reviewed Publications

Medical-Legal Partnership and Healthy Start: Integrating Civil Legal Aid Services into Public Health Advocacy (Journal of Legal Medicine, March, 2016).

Legal Aid Inequities Predict Health Disparities (Hamline Law Review, 2015).

Medical-Legal Partnerships as a Strategy to Improve Social Causes of Stress and Disease (American Journal of Public Health, October, 2014).


The Impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Behavioral Health Workforce Capacity: Results from Secondary Data Analysis  (Prepared for University of Michigan Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center, March, 2018).

The Use of Telehealth Within Behavioral Health Settings: Utilization, Opportunities, and Challenges (Prepared for the University of Michigan Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center, March 2018)

Trauma-Informed Care for Primary Care: A Literature Review (Prepared for Kaiser Permanente and the National Council for Behavioral Health, 2017).


Understanding the Regulatory Environment, Substance Use in AIMS Awardee Settings Part 2: Effective Use of EHR Systems in Substance Use Assessment and Treatment (Webinar presentation hosted by the SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions, June 20, 2018)

Social Determinants of Health (Presented to the Perinatal Health Collective Impact Steering Committee in Chester, PA, 2016)

Securing Public Investments for Medical-Legal Partnership (Presented at the Medical-Legal Partnership Summit in McLean, Virginia, 2015)

Successful Grant Proposals

Shannon contributed to the following grant proposals that were successfully awarded funding:

  • In 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded the National Council for Behavioral Health five-year funding to operate the National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco and Cancer Control.
  • In 2014, the Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau awarded $785,000 to Crozer-Keystone Health System for five-year funding to operate a Healthy Start program in Delaware County, PA.