UF Child Psychiatry Faculty & Fellows advocate for children’s mental health in DC

Published: April 25th, 2018

By: Melinda Fawcett

Category: News

Drs. Hoxha, Shapiro, and Smith in front of Capital Hill

Drs. Hoxha, Shapiro, and Smith at Capitol Hill in Washington DC to discuss children’s mental health.

On April 9th UF child psychiatry faculty member Michael Shapiro, MD and child and adolescent fellows Avjola Hoxha, MD and Hina Smith, MD traveled to Washington D.C. to advocate for children’s mental health as part of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s (AACAP) Legislative Conference.┬áThe AACAP’s Government Affairs team helps members schedule meetings with legislators on Capital Hill to discuss children’s mental health.

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