Upstate Medical University

Shannon Atkins

Quality Affairs Coordinator

Shannon Atkins is the Quality Control Coordinator for the SUNY Upstate Institute for Global Health. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health from SUNY Cortland in 2011. In 2013, she began her career in research with the SUNY Upstate Institute for Global Health. Shannon started as a Research Assistant and then transitioned to a Clinical Research Coordinator working on a variety of vaccine clinical trials.

Shannon received her SoCRA Certified Clinical Research Professionals certification in 2016. Currently, she is working on a part-time basis. Shannon conducts internal audits of our studies to ensure compliance and quality control. She also works on the IRB submission process for our studies and assists with various research related tasks as needed. Shannon is also a stay-at-home Mom to care for her children, Thomas and Sophia.