Laura Shaffer

Laura Shaffer, PhD

Division:
Developmental Pediatrics
Department:
Pediatrics
434.924.0123
Primary Location:
Developmental Pediatrics Clinic

5th Floor

1204 W. Main St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Directions
Fax:
434.924.3300

Expertise

Clinical Practice:
Developmental Disabilities- Pediatric, Pediatric Psychiatry, Transgender Services, Transgender Health Services- Pediatric

About

Title:
Professor
Biography

Laura Shaffer, Ph.D., (pronouns: she/her) is the chief of the section of pediatric psychology. She received her doctorate in clinical child psychology from the University of Denver, completed an internship in Child Clinical and Pediatric Psychology at Children’s National Medical Center, and then conducted a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in adolescent health promotion and prevention research at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. She specializes in working with children with chronic illness and their families and is passionate about integrated care and inter-professional education.

Education

Primary:
University of Denver
Fellowships:
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development