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Joseph I Shapiro

Joseph I Shapiro Editor-in-Chief
Joseph I. Shapiro

Dean, Joan C Edwards School of Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Marshall University, USA
Tel. (304) 691-1700

Dr. Joseph I. Shapiro is currently the Dean of the Joan C Edwards School of Medicine of Marshall University. His appointment in this role was in July of 2012. Dr. Shapiro received his B.A. in Mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania in 1976 and his M.D. from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1980. Following his Residency in Medicine at Georgetown University (1980-83). He received his Nephrology training at the University of Colorado (1983-86) where he subsequently joined the faculty and was promoted through the academic ranks in the Department of Medicine with a joint appointment in the Department of Radiology; from 1992-97, Dr. Shapiro was also an adjunct professor of Physics at Denver University. Dr. Shapiro joined the University of Toledo (then called the Medical College of Ohio) in 1997 as Professor and Chief of Nephrology. He was selected to be Chairman of Medicine after a national search in 1999, and he was appointed Associate Dean for Business Development in 2006. He recently relocated to Marshall University to serve as Dean for the Joan C Edwards School of Medicine.

Dr. Shapiro has had a career which blends education, clinical practice and research. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Nephrology as well as licensed to practice in the state of Ohio. Dr. Shapiro is the author or co-author of approximately 200 research papers and book chapters and holds a number of patents; he has also been involved with several start-up companies which were based on these patents. Dr. Shapiro has been well funded throughout his career receiving a number of grants from the NIH, AHA and US Army as well as industrial sponsors. His research interests range from basic and translational science where he studies the effects of renal failure on cardiac structure and function to clinical research where he has worked on analgesic nephropathy and renal artery stenosis. He has served on a number of editorial boards as well as the national finance committee for the American Society of Nephrology, and he has received a number of academic honors including election as a Fellow of the American Heart Association as well as the Arnold P. Gold Humanism in Medicine award.

Research Interest

Joseph I. Shapiro research interests range from basic and translational science where he studies the effects of renal failure on cardiac structure and function to clinical research where he has worked on analgesic nephropathy and renal artery stenosis.



Role of Dietary Components in Modulating Hypertension
Andrew Feyh, Lucas Bracero, Hari Vishal Lakhani, Prasanna Santhanam, Joseph I Shapiro, Zeid Khitan and Komal Sodhi
Review Article: J Clin Exp Cardiolog 2016, 7: 433
DOI: 10.4172/2155-9880.1000433
Role of Serum Biomarkers in Early Detection of Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis and Fibrosis in West Virginian Children
Komal Sodhi, Lucas Bracero, Andrew Feyh, Alexandra Nichols, Krithika Srikanthan, Tariq Latif, Deborah Preston, Joseph I Shapiro and Yoram Elitsur
Research Article: J Clin Cell Immunol 2016, 7: 393
DOI: 10.4172/2155-9899.1000393
The Na/K-ATPase as an Amplifier for Oxidant Signals: Brief Historical Review and Possible Implications
Alexis D Jacob and Joseph I Shapiro
Editorial: J Hypertens (Los Angel) 2015, 5: e115
DOI: 10.4172/2167-1095.1000e115
The Plasmalemmal Na/K-ATPase: An Amplifier for Reactive Oxygen Species?
Kyle D Maxwell , Preeya T Shah and Joseph I Shapiro
Review Article: J Hypertens 2015, 4: 197
The Tradeoff between Natriuresis and Cardiac and Renal Fibrosis
Larry Dial, Joe Xie and Joseph I Shapiro
Editorial: J Hypertens 2012, 2:e108
DOI: 10.4172/2167-1095.1000e108
Gender differences in the development of uremic cardiomyopathy following partial nephrectomy: Role of progesterone
Christopher A Drummond , George Buddny , Steven T Haller , Jiang Liu , Yanling Yan , Zijian Xie , Deepak Malhotra , Joseph I Shapiro and Jiang Tian
Research Article: J Hypertens 2012, 2:109
DOI: 10.4172/2167-1095.1000109
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