Currently the Medical Director of Health Education and Wellness for a federally qualified health clinic at AltaMed in California (COMMA), Dr. Shapiro is actively involved in creating binational public health programs to reach Latino communities on both sides of the U.S./Mexico border. Dr. Shapiro’s experience is vast. He has served as the Medical Advisor for the General Consulate of Mexico in Chicago and as a member of the editorial board for A Tu Salud (For Your Health), a health bulletin featuring Latino health topics and resources. He is also part of the National Hispanic Medical Association and a spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Shapiro earned a medical degree from Anahuac University in Mexico and has had the opportunity to practice medicine in several main hospitals in Mexico, as well as various federally qualified health clinics in Chicago (IL), Fort Myers (FL), and Los Angeles (CA). Dr. Shapiro has been a leading voice for Latinos when it comes to health equity and COVID-19 awareness and prevention. He has participated in several Town Halls, meetings, and webinars at the national level, both in English and Spanish, to educate and support Latino and other communities most affected by the pandemic.