Chevis N. Shannon, DrPH, MBA, MPH, MERC

Adjoint Research Professor
Department of Neurological Surgery

Dr. Shannon's research interests include quality improvement initiatives to reduce surgical site infections, comparative effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and decision analysis research related to surgical intervention, long-term clinical and quality of life outcomes in children with hydrocephalus, traumatic brain injury (including abusive head trauma, sports-related concussions), epilepsy, spina bifida and tumors. She also has an interest in the economic impact of surgical intervention on tumor, AVM and epilepsy adult patients.


  • Doctorate in Public Health in Maternal and Child Health, 2009, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama
  • Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology, 2002, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Masters in Business Administration, 1998, Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida
  • Bachelor of Science in Finance, University of Alabama at Birmingham