Michael Shapiro, MD, is an assistant professor in the University of Florida Department of Psychiatry. Board certified in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry, Dr. Shapiro is the former Medical Director of the Child and Adolescent Inpatient Unit at UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital (2014-2017). He is currently the Medical Director at UF Health Child Psychiatry and Psychology at Springhill Health Center. Dr. Shapiro received his bachelor’s degree from UF in 2005 and finished medical school there in 2008. He continued at UF and completed a residency in psychiatry in 2011 and a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry in 2013. Dr. Shapiro also serves as the UF Department of Psychiatry Compliance Officer, and has previously presented on issues related to the Baker Act, HIPAA, and other legal statutes relating to mental illness.