Meet Dr. Anna B. Shannahan
"Anna B. the Wellness MD"
Dr. Shannahan is currently Associate Director of Education at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern in Chicago, Illinois, as well as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Northwestern.
She served as Chief Resident in Family Medicine at Northwestern University, and completed 2 Fellowships in Integrative Medicine, with Dr. Andrew Weil at the University of Arizona & with the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern.
As an athlete who has completed 12 marathons & 9 triathlons, and figure skating coach who earned a US Figure Skating Association Gold Medal, she is passionate about diet, exercise, and helping others achieve their health goals.
She is heavily involved in advocacy on a local and national level, working to bring nutrition and cooking workshops to underserved areas, and has presented her work at the Integrative Medicine for the Underserved National Conference.
She maintains involvement in primary care on a national level with the American Academy of Family Physicians, & currently serves as an elected Board Member of the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians.
Dr. Shannahan also is a certified Wilderness First Responder and member of the Wilderness Medical Society.
In her free time Dr. Shannahan loves spending time with friends and family, marathons & triathlons, yoga, figure skating, skiing, cooking, writing, and anything outdoors in nature.