Shapiro wins national writing honors

Daniel Shapiro, chair and professor, Department of Humanities at Penn State College of Medicine, recently won a national book award from the Independent Book Publishers for his book "And In Health: A Guide For Couples Facing Cancer Together."

Selected from more than 5,500 submissions, Shapiro's was the gold medal winner in the Aging / Death and Dying category. The medal will be awarded at the National Book Expo America in New York on May 28. The full results of the 2014 Independent Publisher Book Awards are located at


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Last Updated January 09, 2015