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
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
Abramson Cancer Center
1206 Penn Tower
399 South 34 Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 349-5200
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

Barriers to colorectal and prostate cancer screening
Physician behavior about cancer screening
Chemoprevention in colorectal cancer screening
Health literacy as a barrier to cancer screening
Disparities in cancer screening
Curcumin
Cancer screening

Selected Publications

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.

Stephen Ornes: The Spice of a Trial. Cancer Today Page: 12, Winter 2013.

American Cancer Society: Public Service Announcement, American Cancer Society. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/41809089/S/bto_acs_15_sept13_1.mp4 2013.

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Last updated: 11/25/2014
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