J. Martin Shanahan

Health Care Coordinator & Senior Technical Advisor

J. Martin  Shanahan photo

martin [dot] shanahan [at] nichols [dot] edu



  • MPH, Harvard School of Public Health
  • JD, Suffolk Law School
  • BSBA, Nichols College

Certifications & Licenses

  • Attorney, admitted to Massachusetts Bar
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Industry Experience

Professor Shanahan has been involved in public service for 20 years. He is currently a manager in the U.S. Department of Labor’s Boston Regional Office, where he manages civil and criminal investigations of employee benefit plans. Professor Shanahan was recently awarded the 2015 U.S. Secretary of Labor Exceptional Achievement Award for the his work to protect employee benefit plans in the U.S. He was also appointed to the City of Worcester’s Citizen Advisory Council and will be spearheading an outreach initiative to increase participation by women and underrepresented groups on city boards and commissions.

Courses Taught

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Assessment, Staffing & Law
  • Ethics, Morality & Institution