Dr. Daniel Shapiro joined the University of Nevada School of Medicine as the Professor and H. Edward Manville, Jr. Endowed Chair of Internal Medicine in Reno.
Dr. Shapiro, an expert in biodefense and infectious disease, headed the clinical microbiology laboratory at Lahey Clinic in Burlington, MA.
Dr. Shapiro, who ran laboratories at Boston University Medical Center for 12 years, specializes in preparing clinical laboratories to respond to bioterror attacks. He has co-authored several protocols for hospitals and is a member of the American Society for Microbiology’s working group on bioterrorism.
Dr. Shapiro is also an expert on diseases that are transmitted from animals to humans.