Shannon Richards, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, is a Family Nurse Practitioner, with Doctors On Call, with locations in West Maui. Shannon earned her BS in Nursing (1994) and worked in surgery before becoming a board certified Registered Nurse First Assistant, assisting in multiple specialties including neurosurgery, plastics, gynecology, and urology. She earned a MS in Nursing (2008), from Western University of Health Sciences, in Pomona, California, board certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner, followed by four intense years of work in an inner city family practice clinic, in Portland, Oregon. She decided to fulfill a longtime dream of a life on Maui, so with her 16-year-old son, they escaped the Portland rain. Hawaii life has been everything we’ve hoped!