Shannon Heuklom was a Research Coordinator from 2010 to 2012. She collaborated on Lassa Fever research in Sierra Leone. Her work entailed documenting and evaluating community engagement, contact tracing, and patient consent compliance. She also designed visual aids and standard operating procedures for collections and procedures at all study sites. In addition, she was instrumental in implementing and testing a novel collections software.
She is currently a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner at the San Francisco Community Health Center (SFCHC), a clinic that partners with people experiencing homelessness, substance abuse, transgender folx, an HIV+ individuals to improve health and wellness within a harm reduction model. There, she runs the street medicine team and provides primary care on the street and at tents. Her work now includes mobile COVID-19 vaccinations. She is also getting an additional certification to become a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at the University of California, San Francisco.