Dr. Jo McShane grew up in Qualicum Beach. She attended both UBC (University of British Columbia) and SFU (Simon Fraser University) in Vancouver, BC, obtaining her undergraduate degrees. She did her dental training at USC (University of Southern California) in Los Angeles, CA with full credentials achieved in 1999.
She is part of the Advanced Orthodontic Study Club at UBC which includes travel to Vancouver once a month.
She presently lives in Qualicum Beach with her husband and two high school aged children. After work she enjoys jogging with her father, Dr. Verne McShane; and spending family time. She is fondly referred to by many patients as Dr. Jo.