Shannon Studden, MS, PHR

Senior Program Specialist
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)
(218) 216-7044

Shannon joined The Center in February 2018. She provides education, coaching and technical assistance designed to help rural health network leaders achieve their goals.

With extensive experience designing and delivering educational programs and facilitating team events, Shannon brings expertise in the fields of leadership development, group processes, continuous improvement and conflict management.

Shannon has supported leaders and work groups in a variety of industries, including mining, public utilities and health care. She has also taught classes in Management, Organizational Behavioral, Interpersonal Relations and Teamwork at the University of Minnesota Duluth. She received her Master of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse.

Past Events

Past Webinar

Community Behavioral Health Collaboration: Promote Engagement

July 31, 2018

Behavioral Health plays a key role in bringing diverse organizations and community members together toward the common goals of meaningful and effective learning and innovative problem-solving. Build your skills and gain tools to allow engagement and innovation within your community. 

Past SRHT HELP Webinar

Impact Patient Experience Through Leader Rounding

May 27, 2020

Learn new ways to ask questions to get the information you want. Identify ways to create comfortable experience for the patient during leader rounds. Learn ways to use the information to effectively coach staff.

Past SRHT HELP Webinar

Leading Through Change

August 18, 2020

Recognize individual differences in reactions to change. Use strategies for leading groups and individuals through change. Manage your own emotions during the change process.

Past Webinar

Maintaining Momentum Through Purpose

March 4, 2021

In this webinar, we’ll walk through a typical project “engagement lifecycle” outlining common points for dips in motivation. We’ll explore ways that you as project leaders can help yourselves and your community partners stay engaged during these dips by reconnecting with a sense of purpose. You’ll also hear how other organizations have addressed challenges common at this stage in your project.