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Dr. Shapira is a psychology fellow awarded by the JDRF who conducts behavioral health research. The overarching goal of her research is to contribute to the assessment and treatment of co-occurring diabetes and depression in diabetes. Her work also includes harnessing technology to improve treatment adherence, decrease diabetes burden, and increase the quality of life among persons with type 1 diabetes. Dr. Shapira provides outpatient therapy to youth with type 1 diabetes focused on coping with disease burden, adjusting to new diagnoses, and treating co-occurring mood disorders.

College- BA psychology- IDC Herzliya, Herzliya, Israel
Graduate School- PhD psychology- Yeshiva University, New York
Residency- Northport VA
Fellowship- Joslin Diabetes Center

Dr. Lee and Linda Rosenbaum Family Award for Excellence in Clinical Health Psychology, Ferkauf Graduate School 2019 JDRF National Fellowship in Psychology, 2019-present

Contact Information

Amit.Shapira [at] joslin.harvard.edu