Dr. Billina Shaw is a board certified adult psychiatrist as well as a board certified child and adolescent psychiatrist. Dr. Shaw attended Yale University for her undergraduate studies. She graduated with a BA in psychology with distinction in the major while completing her premedical studies.
She then attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine where she received the University of Pittsburgh Richard L. Cohen, MD Award in Child Psychiatry upon graduation. She completed both her general adult psychiatry residency and child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship training at the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt program. She received many institutional awards for her dedication cultural competence and public sector psychiatry.
In 2011, she was awarded the American Psychiatric Association Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) fellowship. She used the fellowship funds to travel to Nairobi, Kenya to do psychiatric consultation to the University of Maryland Institute of Human Virology program. She also served as Chief Resident of the University of Maryland Psychiatric Emergency Services. She completed her training in general adult psychiatry in 2011.
Dr. Shaw continued her training at the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt where she completed her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship and served as the Ambulatory Chief Resident. She now serves as the the child and adolescent psychiatrist for the University of Maryland Child Program for Assertive Community Treatment, a mobile treatment program serving children and their families in Baltimore city. She also teaches and supervises adult psychiatry residents and child and adolescent psychiatry fellows.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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