Shannon Ramsey Jimenez

Shannon Jimenez

Dr. Shannon Ramsey Jimenez currently serves as Interim Dean at Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she previously served as Associate Professor and Chair of Primary Care and Clinical Medicine. A graduate of Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, she served as Associate Professor and Chair of Primary Care and Clinical Medicine, and completed her internship and residency in Family Medicine at Garden City Hospital in Garden City, Michigan and was Board Certified in Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy in 1999.

Dr. Jimenez has been very active in her profession. She has served as Vice-Chairman and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Wayne Memorial Hospital and also served on several hospital committees including Patient Safety, and the Ethics and Executive committee. She was a delegate to the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) for 15 years and served on the ACOFP Committee on federal legislation for 9 years. She is currently on the ACOFP Business of Medicine Committee. She was President of the NC Society of the ACOFP for 7 years and has organized numerous CME conferences. She has also served on all of the positions for the board of the North Carolina Osteopathic Medical Association 2003-2015 and completed the Ohio University/ NYIT Health Policy Fellowship in 2009. She served on the Review Panel for the North Carolina Medical Board 2008-2010. Dr. Jimenez has been on several speaker’s bureaus and has taught students in her clinic for over 15 years. She was also among the founding Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine faculty and a Regional Assistant Dean at Campbell University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Jimenez started a solo practice in 2009 and grew it to five providers with 10,000 patients before she sold the practice to a university in 2018.  She recently completed a Costin Fellowship for Medical Education at Midwestern University as well as a HRSA funded Primary Care Champions Fellowship at Campbell University.

Dr. Jimenez has been active in her church and loves serving our homeless community. Most importantly, she is married and a mother of two teenage girls. Dr. Jimenez’s personal mission is to help produce more primary care doctors for underserved areas where they are needed.