Frances S. Shofer

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Adjunct Professor of Emergency Medicine
Director of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Department of Emergency Medicine University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Ground Floor, Ravdin Building
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 215-746-5616
Fax: 215-573-2701
Education:
BA (Biochemistry)
University of Pennsylvania, 1977.
PhD (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1983.
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Selected Publications

Meisel Zachary F, Metlay Joshua P, Sinnenberg Lauren, Kilaru Austin S, Grossestreuer Anne, Barg Frances K, Shofer Frances S, Rhodes Karin V, Perrone Jeanmarie: A Randomized Trial Testing the Effect of Narrative Vignettes Versus Guideline Summaries on Provider Response to a Professional Organization Clinical Policy for Safe Opioid Prescribing. Annals of emergency medicine Apr 2016.

Jang David H, Shofer Frances S, Weiss Scott L, Becker Lance B: Impairment of mitochondrial respiration following ex vivo cyanide exposure in peripheral blood mononuclear cells. Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.) 54(4): 303-7, Apr 2016.

Griffis Heather M, Band Roger A, Ruther Matthew, Harhay Michael, Asch David A, Hershey John C, Hill Shawndra, Nadkarni Lindsay, Kilaru Austin, Branas Charles C, Shofer Frances, Nichol Graham, Becker Lance B, Merchant Raina M: Employment and residential characteristics in relation to automated external defibrillator locations. American heart journal 172: 185-91, Feb 2016.

Ioannides Kimon L H, Mamtani Mira, Shofer Frances S, Small Dylan S, Hennessy Sean, Abella Benjamin S, Scott Kevin R: Medical Students in the Emergency Department and Patient Length of Stay. JAMA 314(22): 2411-3, Dec 2015.

VonHoltz Lauren A Houdek, Hypolite Kendra A, Carr Brendan G, Shofer Frances S, Winston Flaura K, Hanson C William, Merchant Raina M: Use of mobile apps: a patient-centered approach. Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine 22(6): 765-8, Jun 2015.

Panebianco Nova L, Shofer Frances, Fields J Matthew, Anderson Kenton, Mangili Alessandro, Matsuura Asako C, Dean Anthony J: The utility of transvaginal ultrasound in the ED evaluation of complications of first trimester pregnancy. The American journal of emergency medicine 33(6): 743-8, Jun 2015.

Jou Justine, Ebrahim John, Shofer Frances S, Hamilton Keith W, Stern John, Han Jennifer H: Environmental transmission of Clostridium difficile: association between hospital room size and C. difficile Infection. Infection control and hospital epidemiology 36(5): 564-8, May 2015.

Watkins Cameron, Shofer Frances S, Delbridge Theodore R, Mears Greg D, Robertson Jeff, Brice Jane H: Over-commitment of EMS personnel in North Carolina with implications for disaster planning. Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors 19(2): 247-53, Apr-Jun 2015.

Marin Jennifer R, Shofer Frances S, Chang Ivy, Mills Angela M: Adherence to a clinical decision policy for head computed tomography in adult mild traumatic brain injury. The American journal of emergency medicine 33(2): 299-300, Feb 2015.

Farquhar Douglas R, Kovatch Kevin J, Palmer James N, Shofer Frances S, Adappa Nithin D, Cohen Noam A: Phenylthiocarbamide taste sensitivity is associated with sinonasal symptoms in healthy adults. International forum of allergy & rhinology 5(2): 111-8, Feb 2015.

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