Shannan Hall-Ursone

Shannan Hall-Ursone, D.V.M.

Assistant Professor | Disease Intervention & Prevention, Southwest National Primate Research Center

Research Focus

Dr. Hall-Ursone joined SNPRC in 2015. She is highly skilled in veterinary and surgical procedures, Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), and in supervising animal care. Dr. Hall-Ursone has been working as a veterinarian for the past 10 years and has experience in working with a variety of different species, including non human primates. Her effective communication and training skills allow her to successfully supervise teams while ensuring adherence to all safety and compliance programs. Dr. Hall-Ursone assists other investigators in scientific research projects and is developing her own research program.

Prior to joining SNPRC, Dr. Hall-Ursone worked with a team to develop a Good Laboratory Practices program from the ground up, which entailed writing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), overseeing all required documentation, and providing GLP-specific training and support. She provided advice to scientific investigators for the experimental design and procedure techniques for protocols to be submitted to the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).