Carmen E. Guerra, M.D., M.S.C.E.

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Associate Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Abramson Cancer Center
764 South Pavilion
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 349-5374
Fax: (215) 614-0044
Education:
B.A. (Psychobiology)
New York University, 1989.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1993.
M.S.C.E. (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2006.
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Description of Research Expertise

Health disparities
Barriers to accessing cancer screening
Barriers to accessing clinical trials
Colorectal cancer screening
Breast cancer screening
Health literacy

Selected Publications

Lamanna A, Broadwater A, Guerra C, Kochman M.: Implementation of a Patient Navigation Program Designed to Increase Awareness and Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates in an Urban, Underserved Population DDW May 2016.

Lanken PN, Novack DH, Daetwyler C, Gallop R, Landis JR, Lapin J, Subramaniam GA, Schindler BA.: Efficacy of an internet-based learning module and small-group debriefing on trainees' attitudes and communication skills toward patients with substance use disorders: results of a cluster randomized controlled trial. Acad Med 90(3): 345-54, Mar 2015.

Ramos, J, Mehta, S; Lamanna, A; Kochman, M; Guerra, C: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of the First Year of a Colorectal Cancer Screening Patient Navigation Program at an Academic Medical Center. Digestive Disease Weekly June 2014.

Ramos, J, Mehta, S; Lamanna, A; Kochman, M; Guerra, C: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of the First Year of a Colorectal Cancer Screening Patient Navigation Program at an Academic Medical Center. Academy Health June 2014.

Morland TB, Synnestvedt S, Honeywell S, Yang F, Armstrong K, Guerra CE.: Effect of Financial Incentive for Colorectal Cancer Screening Adherence on Appropriateness of Colonoscopy Orders. JGIM. Springer, 29(1): S79, April 2014.

Wilson L: Preventing Colorectal Cancer in Vulnerable Populations: A Former Harold Amos Scholar Searches for Solutions. RWJ Foundation Newsroom April 2014 Notes: http://www.rwjf.org/en/about-rwjf/newsroom/newsroom-content/2014/04/preventing-colorectal-cancer-in-vulnerable-populations--a-former.html.

Higgins P, Gillespie D, Coniglio M, Guerra C. : Improving utilization of patient portals through a multifaceted intervention strategy ASCO’s Quality Care Symposium Nov 2013.

Guerra CE, Ross K, Holmboe E, Woo K, Heitjan, DF, Brooks D, Kirkland D, Lynn LA.: A Randomized Controlled Trial of an Evidence-Based Toolbox and Guide to Increase Primary Care Clinicians’ Rates of Colorectal Cancer Screening in Diplomates of the American Board of Internal Medicine. JGIM 28(1): S7, June 2013.

American Cancer Society: Cancer Prevention Study-3, American Cancer Society. http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/video?id=9058960#.UWSWO6XQUIQ.gmail Apr 2013.

Penn Medicine: Simply Because. http://issuu.com/pennmedicinenews/docs/simply_because_2013?mode=window&viewMode=doublePage March 2013.

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