Professor Dan Shapiro, Ph.D.

Dan Shapiro, PhD, is the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Professor of Medical Humanism and the Chair of the Department of Humanities at Penn State College of Medicine. He earned his PhD in clinical psychology at the University of Florida and went on to Harvard Medical School, where he completed his fellowship in medical crisis interventions. Shapiro is the author of "Mom's Marijuana," about his personal cancer experience, and "Delivering Doctor Amelia," on his psychological treatment of a physician.