Naomi Schapiro, RN, PhD, CPNP-PC
Dr. Schapiro is a pediatric nurse practitioner and a Professor Emeritx of Family Health Care Nursing at the University of California San Francisco. She has over thirty years’ experience working with children and adolescents, including immigrant families, incarcerated youth and survivors of child sexual abuse, and currently volunteers in a pediatric clinic for asylum applicants. She has provided health care to low-income adolescents in full scope pediatric and adolescent primary care clinics and school-based health centers for over 25 years. Dr. Schapiro has championed the practice of integrated, trauma-informed primary care and behavioral health and the teaching of enhanced behavioral health skills to pediatric primary care providers in school-based health centers and other primary care clinics serving low-income youth, immigrants and young people of color. Her research has focused on trauma and trauma and resilience for Latinx unaccompanied and other newcomer immigrant youth, including family reunification, adaptation strategies, and appropriate screening and interventions for trauma symptoms. Dr. Schapiro has conducted national and regional academic, conference and community workshops in English and Spanish on adolescent confidentiality and access to care, child maltreatment awareness and reporting, impact of ACES on lifelong development, trauma-informed care and immigrant health.