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Alan Shapiro

MD - Co-Founder and Medical Director of Terra Firma, Montefiore Medical Center

Alan Shapiro, MD, is Medical Director and co-founder of Terra Firma, as well as Assistant Clinical Professor in Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Senior Medical Director for Community Pediatric Programs (CPP), a collaboration between the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (Bronx, NY) and the Children’s Health Fund. Dr. Shapiro has lead medical teams in the aftermath of Hurricanes Andrew, Katrina and Sandy and is the recipient of the 2012 Children’s Health Fund Founders’ Award. He is the co-author of “Terra Firma: Medical-Legal Care for Unaccompanied Immigrant Garifuna Children,” Harvard Journal of African American Public Policy (2015). He received his BS in psychology from Emory University and is a graduate of State University of NY Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn, and completed his residency in Pediatrics from Montefiore Medical Center’s Residency Program in Social Medicine.