Division of General Internal Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine
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Shreya Kangovi, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Founding Director, Penn Center for Community Health Workers
Attending Physician, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Investigator, Veterans Affairs Center for Health Equity Research & Promotion, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
1233 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-0295
Fax: 215-573-2742
Education:
BA (Biology)
Columbia University, 2001.
MD (Medicine and Scholarly Pursuit )
Harvard Medical School, 2006.
MS (Heath Policy Research)
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania , 2013.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2006-2007.
Resident in Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2007-2010.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2010-2012.
Veterans Affairs Special Fellow, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2012-2013.
Certifications
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 2009.
Neonatal Resuscitation Program, 2009.
Federal DEA Registration , 2010.
American Board of Pediatrics, 2010.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 2012.
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Description of Other Expertise

Training of health professional students in socioeconomic determinants of health and community engagement

Description of Research Expertise

1) Perspectives of low-income patients on socioeconomic determinants of health and healthcare utilization

2) Effectiveness of community health workers in modifying behavioral, socioeconomic and health system barriers that affect patient-centered outcomes.

Selected Publications

Kangovi,S.; Grande, D.; Carter, T., Barg, F.; Rogers, M.; Glanz,K.; Shannon, R.; Long, J.A. : The use of participatory action research to design a patient-centered community health worker care transitions intervention. Healthcare 2(2), July 2014.

Kangovi Shreya, Levy Kathryn, Barg Frances K, Carter Tamala, Long Judith A, Grande David: Perspectives of older adults of low socioeconomic status on the post-hospital transition. Journal of health care for the poor and underserved 25(2): 746-56, May 2014.

Kangovi Shreya, Mitra Nandita, Grande David, White Mary L, McCollum Sharon, Sellman Jeffrey, Shannon Richard P, Long Judith A: Patient-centered community health worker intervention to improve posthospital outcomes: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA internal medicine 174(4): 535-43, Apr 2014.

Kangovi Shreya, Barg Frances K, Carter Tamala, Levy Kathryn, Sellman Jeffrey, Long Judith A, Grande David: Challenges faced by patients with low socioeconomic status during the post-hospital transition. Journal of general internal medicine 29(2): 283-9, Feb 2014.

Kangovi Shreya, Grande David: Transitional care management reimbursement to reduce COPD readmission. Chest 145(1): 149-55, Jan 2014.

Kangovi, S.;Kellom, K.; Sha, C.; Johnson, S.;Chanton, C.; Carter, T.; Long, J.;Grande D. : Perceptions of High-risk Patients and their Providers on the Patient Centered Medical Home. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management Accepted for publication 2014.

Faraz Ahmad, Fran Barg, Shreya Kangovi, Madeline Alexander, Stephen Kimmel : Comparing Perspectives Between Patients, Caregivers, And Clinicians On Heart Failure Management. American Heart Association November 2013.

Peter Ubel: Why Poor People Like Hospitals. Forbes Magazine September 2013.

Samantha Melamed : Revolutionizing Healthcare in Philly. Philadelphia City Paper August 2013.

Curtis Skinner: New answers on the Emergency Room and the poor. Philadelphia Inquirer July 2013.

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Last updated: 08/26/2014
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