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Shreya Kangovi, MD, MSHP

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

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania
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.
MSHP (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, Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2010-2012.
Veterans Affairs Special Fellow, Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2012-2013.
Certifications
Neonatal Resuscitation Program, 2009.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 2009.
American Board of Pediatrics, 2010.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010.
Federal DEA Registration , 2015.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 2016.
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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

Ahmad FS, French B, Bowles, KH, Sevilla-Cazes J, Jaskowiak-Barr A, Gallagher TR, Kangovi S, Goldberg LR, Barg FK, Kimmel SE. : Incorporating patient-centered factors into heart failure readmission risk prediction: A mixed-methods study. American Heart Journal March 2018 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2018.03.002.

Pallathra AA, Day-Watkins J, Calkins ME, Maddox B, Miller J, Parish-Morris J, Herrington J, Kangovi S, Tomlinson R, Creed T, Kerns C, Bilker W, Handy F, Connell J, Dichter G, Mandell D, Schultz RT, Brodkin ES.: Improvement in social functioning following participation in TUNE In, a novel cognitive-behavioral treatment program International Society for Autism Research Meeting, Rotterdam, Netherlands. May 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Kangovi S. : Design for dysfunction. Annals of Family Medicine. Invited editorial In Press 2018.

Cabey W, Shea J, Kangovi S, Kennedy D, Onwuzulike C, Fein J.: Understanding Pediatric Caretakers’ Views On Obtaining Medical Care for Low-Acuity Illness. Academic Emergency Medicine In Press 2018.

Kangovi S, Asch DA. : The community health worker boom. New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst. Invited Editorial In Press 2018.

Edlind M, Mitra N, Grande D, Barg F, Carter T, Glanz K, Long J, Turr L, Kangovi S.: Why effective interventions don't work for all patients: exploring variation in response to a chronic disease management intervention. Medical Care In press 2018.

Kangovi S, Asch DA.: Behavioral phenotyping in health promotion: embracing or avoiding failure. JAMA : The Journal of the American Medical Association In Press 2018.

Kangovi S, Carter T, Smith R, DeLisser, H.: Use of community health workers to train medical students in the social determinants of health. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved In Press 2018.

Kennedy EH, Kangovi S, Mitra N. : Estimating scaled treatment effects with multiple outcomes Statistical Methods in Medical Research November 2017 Notes: DOI: 10.1177/0962280217747130.

Kangovi S, Mitra N, Grande D, Huo H, Smith RA, Long JA: Community health worker support for disadvantaged patients with multiple chronic diseases: a randomized clinical trial. American Journal of Public Health 107(10): 1660-1667, August 2017 Notes: DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2017.303985.

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