Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine Leadership & Faculty

Frances S. Shofer, PhD

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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

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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
BA (Biochemistry)
University of Pennsylvania, 1977.
PhD (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1983.
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Selected Publications

Jang David H, Kelly Matthew, Hardy Kevin, Lambert David S, Shofer Frances S, Eckmann David M: A preliminary study in the alterations of mitochondrial respiration in patients with carbon monoxide poisoning measured in blood cells. Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.) 55(6): 579-584, Jul 2017.

Gaieski David F, Agarwal Anish K, Mikkelsen Mark E, Drumheller Byron, Cham Sante S, Shofer Frances S, Goyal Munish, Pines Jesse M: The impact of ED crowding on early interventions and mortality in patients with severe sepsis. The American journal of emergency medicine 35(7): 953-960, Jul 2017.

Saito Kenji, Shofer Frances S, Saberi Poune, Green-McKenzie Judith: Health Care Personnel Perception of the Privacy of Electronic Health Records. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine 59(6): 535-538, Jun 2017.

Gaieski David F, Agarwal Anish K, Abella Benjamin S, Neumar Robert W, Mechem Crawford, Cater Sarah Wallace, Shofer Frances S, Leary Marion, Pajerowski William P, Becker Lance B, Carr Brendan, Merchant Raina, Band Roger A: Adult out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in philadelphia from 2008-2012: An epidemiological study. Resuscitation 115: 17-22, Jun 2017.

Brice Jane H, Shofer Frances S, Cowden Christopher, Lerner E Brooke, Psioda Matthew, Arasaratanam Meredith, Mann N Clay, Fernandez Antonio R, Waller Anna, Moss Chailee, Mian Michael: Evaluation of the Implementation of the Trauma Triage and Destination Plan on the Field Triage of Injured Patients in North Carolina. Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors Page: 1-14, Apr 2017.

Smith Robert J, Crutchley Patrick, Schwartz H Andrew, Ungar Lyle, Shofer Frances, Padrez Kevin A, Merchant Raina M: Variations in Facebook Posting Patterns Across Validated Patient Health Conditions: A Prospective Cohort Study. Journal of medical Internet research 19(1): e7, Jan 2017.

Seymour Jane W, Frasso Rosemary, Shofer Frances S, Bennett Ian M: Cohort study of early literacy and childbearing over the reproductive lifecourse. BMJ open 6(12): e013522, Dec 2016.

Earl-Royal Emily, Shofer Frances, Ruggieri Dominique, Frasso Rosemary, Holena Daniel: Variation of Blunt Traumatic Injury with Age in Older Adults: Statewide Analysis 2011-14. The western journal of emergency medicine 17(6): 702-708, Nov 2016.

Maughan Brandon C, Hersh Elliot V, Shofer Frances S, Wanner Kathryn J, Archer Elizabeth, Carrasco Lee R, Rhodes Karin V: Unused opioid analgesics and drug disposal following outpatient dental surgery: A randomized controlled trial. Drug and alcohol dependence 168: 328-334, Nov 2016.

Torigian Drew A, Green-McKenzie Judith, Liu Xianling, Shofer Frances S, Werner Thomas, Smith Catherine E, Strasser Andrew A, Moghbel Mateen C, Parekh Ami H, Choi Grace, Goncalves Marcus D, Spaccarelli Natalie, Gholami Saied, Kumar Prithvi S, Tong Yubing, Udupa Jayaram K, Mesaros Clementina, Alavi Abass: A Study of the Feasibility of FDG-PET/CT to Systematically Detect and Quantify Differential Metabolic Effects of Chronic Tobacco Use in Organs of the Whole Body-A Prospective Pilot Study. Academic radiology Oct 2016.

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