Dr. Shannon Jimenez serves as Regional Assistant Dean at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, North Carolina. A graduate of Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, she 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.
Since moving to North Carolina, Dr. Jimenez has become 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. Dr. Jimenez has also become very active in the osteopathic community. She has been a delegate to the ACOFP yearly since 2002 and serves on the ACOFP Committee on federal legislation. She was President of the NC Society of the ACOFP for 7 years and has organized numerous CME conferences. She has also served on 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, has taught Nurse Practioner students at East Carolina University, and was among the founding Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine faculty at CUSOM.
In addition to her current role as regional assistant dean, Dr. Jimenez is an assistant professor at Campbell and is a clinical preceptor for Family Medicine. She started her own practice in Goldsboro in 2009 and is now the CEO of a small group office that serves over 10,000 patients. She is active at her church and volunteers in several roles there throughout the year. Most importantly, she is married to her husband Tony and has two daughters, Corrine and Christina. Dr. Jimenez’s personal mission is to help produce more primary care doctors for underserved areas where they are needed.