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Vickie R. Shannon, M.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Director of Pulmonary Rehabilitation, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Unit Number: 1462
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: FCT12.6014
Phone: 713-792-6238
Fax: 713 - 794-4922

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1983 Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, MD, Medicine
1979 Smith College, Northampton, MA, BS, Medicine

Postgraduate Training

7/1988-6/1990 Fellowship Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, St. Louis, MO, Michael Holtzman, MD
7/1985-6/1986 Residency Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Medicine, Houston, TX, Thomas Andreoli, MD
7/1983-6/1984 Internship Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science School of Medicine, Houston, TX, Thomas Andreoli, MD

Board Certifications

10/2012 American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
1992 American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Medicine
1992 American Board of Internal Medicine - Critical Care

Honors and Awards

2011 Alfred Soffer Research Award, American College of Chest Physicians CHEST Foundation
1990 NIH (Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) Minority Investigator Award, NIH
1985 History of Medicine Award, University of Texas
1978 Smith College Scholastic Achievement Award, Smith College

Professional Memberships

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Member, 2006-present
American College of Chest Physicians
Member, 1990-present
American College of Physicians
Fellow, 1995-present
American Lung Association
Board Member, 1999-present
American Medical Association
Member, 1990-present
American Thoracic Society
Member, 1990-present
Houston Minority Scientists
Member, 1993-present
Mary Susan Moore Medical Society, Houston, TX
Scholarship Chairperson, 2002-present
National Medical Association
Member, 1990-present
Texas Medical Association
Member, 1993-present
Texas Medical Board
Panelist, 2009-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Shannon VR. Role of pulmonary rehabilitation in the management of patients with lung cancer. Curr Opin Pulm Med 16(4):334-9, 7/2010. PMID: 20531082.
2. Shannon VR, Andersson BS, Lei X, Champlin RE, Kontoyiannis DP. Utility of early versus late fiberoptic bronchoscopy in the evaluation of new pulmonary infiltrates following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplant 45(4):647-55, 4/2010. e-Pub 8/2009. PMID: 19684637.
3. Morris GS, Gallagher GH, Baxter MF, Brueilly KE, Scheetz JS, Ahmed MM, Shannon VR. Pulmonary rehabilitation improves functional status in oncology patients. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90(5):837-41, 5/2009. PMID: 19406305.
4. Gupta S, Jain A, Warneke CL, Gupta A, Shannon VR, Morice RC, Onn A, Jimenez CA, Bashoura L, Giralt SA, Dickey BF, Eapen GA. Outcome of alveolar hemorrhage in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients. Bone Marrow Transplant 40(1):71-8, 7/2007. e-Pub 5/2007. PMID: 17483846.
5. Baser S, Shannon VR, Eapen GA, Jimenez CA, Onn A, Lin E, Morice RC. Smoking cessation after diagnosis of lung cancer is associated with a beneficial effect on performance status. Chest 130(6):1784-90, 12/2006. PMID: 17166997.
6. Baser S, Shannon VR, Eapen GA, Jimenez CA, Onn A, Keus L, Lin E, Morice RC. Pulmonary dysfunction as a major cause of inoperability among patients with non-small-cell lung cancer. Clin Lung Cancer 7(5):344-9, 3/2006. PMID: 16640807.
7. Bristol I, Brown J, Slomovitz BM, Shannon VR, Eifel PJ. Methemoglobinemia induced by topical vaginal sulfanilamide cream in a patient with cervical cancer: a case report. Gynecol Oncol 97(3):953-6, 6/2005. PMID: 15907987.
8. Estabrooks PA, Munroe KJ, Fox EH, Gyurcsik NC, Hill JL, Lyon R, Rosenkranz S, Shannon VR. Leadership in physical activity groups for older adults: a qualitative analysis. J Aging Phys Act 12(3):232-45, 7/2004. PMID: 15263101.
9. Wong R, Rondon G, Saliba RM, Shannon VR, Giralt SA, Champlin RE, Ueno NT. Idiopathic pneumonia syndrome after high-dose chemotherapy and autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for high risk breast cancer. Bone Marrow Transplant 31(12):1157-63, 6/2003. PMID: 12796796.
10. Gruber M, Molke KL, Siegel E, DeJesus Y, Roquemore J, Shannon V, Porche VH, Luther KM. Development of an outcome variance tracking tool for sedation and non surgical procedures. Gastroenterol Nurs 24(6):276-80, Nov-Dec, 11/2001. PMID: 11837212.

Last updated: 2/1/2013