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Jay R. Shapiro, M.D.
Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: (443) 923-2703
Dr. Jay Shapiro is the director of the Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) Program at Kennedy Krieger Institute and also a professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Shapiro is an endocrinologist with more than 30 years of experience studying and caring for both children and adults with OI, as well as other bone conditions.
Dr. Shapiro attended Franklin and Marshall College before completing his medical education at Boston University. Following many years of serving in the U.S. Public Health Service and achieving commendation, as well as extensive experience at the National Institutes of Health and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Dr. Shapiro came to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in 1990 where he held dual directorships of both the General Clinical Research Center, as well as the Osteoporosis Clinic. In 1997, Dr. Shapiro assumed his current position as the director of the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Program.
Dr. Shapiro currently studies the effect of bisphosphonates on adults and children with OI, the effect of nutrition on children with OI, potential benefits of FORTEO on adults with OI and has pioneered the first and only international OI Registry.