Iuliana Shapira, MD is Chief Medical Officer at Regional Cancer Care Associates. She oversees clinical operations which includes quality of care and patient safety, coordination of clinical care, development of clinical information support systems, and physician engagement in strategic initiatives to provide value-based quality care. Her role also includes overseeing and expanding the research portfolio and implementation of innovative programs to advance quality improvement and new models of care for best practices in oncology.
Dr. Shapira comes to RCCA from State University of New York in Brooklyn, New York, where she held the position of Chief of Division of Hematology Oncology and Director of Cancer Institute at State University New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center. During her tenure at Downstate, she introduced changes that lead to major improvements in the safety and quality of care and mentored numerous physicians, residents and medical students. As a member of the Medical Executive Committee at SUNY Downstate she has contributed to the development and implementation of the corporate strategy. Earlier, she worked for nine years as Director of Cancer Genetics at Northwell Health System and Associate Professor of Medicine at Hofstra University.