Shannon Munsie

OHTH with the giant toothbrush I made2Name: Shannon Munsie
Age: 27
Hometown: Vancouver, BC

Education
Current: 3rd year dental school
Undergrad: University of British Columbia, BSc (Biology)
Grad School: UBC Sauder School of Business, Masters of Management

Why did you join Medoutreach?: I love to travel and learn about new places and cultures and I know this experience will provide a new perspective on how to be the best health care professional and person that I can. The Medoutreach program caught my eye when I first started dental school at Western. As a senior dental student, I am excited to finally have the skills and knowledge to really make a difference and be able to provide care to people who don’t have access to dental care, and may otherwise be living with untreated infection or pain. We have a great team, and I look forward to working together the nursing and medical students to make a positive impact on the communities that we visit in Tanzania.

Hobbies:

  • Skiing (winter), waterskiing (summer), volleyball, soccer, being a Canucks fan, running (I’m new to it, but love it!) and travelling.

Favourite quote:
“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not”
–Dr. Seuss (The Lorax)

10 years in the future:

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