Workplace Medical Corp. Leadership Team
Franklyn Shapiro, MD
Founder and Chairman
Dr. Shapiro founded Workplace Medical Corp. (WMC) in 1947. He began his family practice in his parents' home in the industrial district of Hamilton, Ontario, and quickly branched into providing medical services for local manufacturers and other businesses. Dr. Shapiro has earned a reputation as an accomplished primary care physician and astute businessman. He has been awarded and recognized for his leadership and contribution to community life.
William Shapiro, P Eng, MBA
Bill began his working career as a software engineer and IT specialist for a biotechnology company. He joined Wilson Medical Centre in 1991 after receiving his MBA, and has overseen Workplace Medical Corp.’s recent expansion and acquisition phases. He is responsible for corporate management, strategic planning, financial management and administration.
Angelo Carofano, MBA, CMA
Vice-President, Finance & Administration
Mr. Carofano was an integral part of a successful family owned business in the food distribution and retail sector. He received his Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) in 1997 and took several management positions in commercial and corporate banking with a Canadian Chartered Bank. He then received his Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation in 2007.
Mr. Carofano joined Workplace Medical Corp. in 2002 and has overseen corporate growth strategies, finance, operations and human resources. He also uses his strong business acumen to position Workplace Medical Corp. as a leader in providing effective occupational health and absence management services to companies across Canada.
Craig Karpilow, MD
Occupational Health Medical Director
Dr. Karpilow has more than 29 years of clinical and administrative experience in occupational medicine. He has experience managing large multi-physician and staff occupational health departments. He is a fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (FACOEM) and a member of the College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine of Canada. Dr. Karpilow received his medical training at Dalhousie University and Memorial University of Newfoundland.
He is also a published author of an Occupational Medicine textbook, several chapters in other Occupational Health books, and many articles in other formats.
Supervising our team of physicians, nurses, medical technicians, and program administrators, Dr. Karpilow will be responsible for ensuring that your occupational health program will maintain the highest standards for quality, service and implementation.
Penny Buckner, RN
Director, Strategic Absence Managment