Division of General Internal Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine
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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: an academic-community-health system partnership with an annual $3.2M budget.
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
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, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2010-2012.
Veterans Affairs Special Fellow, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2012-2013.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 2009.
Neonatal Resuscitation Program, 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

Mehta, P., Carter, T., Vinoya, C., Kangovi, S.; Srinivas, S. : Understanding High Utilization of Unscheduled Care in Pregnant Women of Low Socioeconomic Status. Women's Health Issues March 2017.

Shreya Kangovi; Nandita Mitra; Lindsey Turr; Hairong Huo; David Grande; Judith A. Long: A randomized controlled trial of a community health worker intervention in a population of patients with multiple chronic diseases: study design and protocol. Contemporary Clinical Trials Feb 2017.

Prabhjot Singh; Wendy McWeeny; Anna Stapleton; Claire Qureshi; Padma Arvind; Erin Barringer; Irene Estrada; Vicky Hausman; Adam Henick; Peggy Honoré; Shreya Kangovi; Manmeet Kaur; Harriet Napier; Daniel Palazuelos; Richard Park; Commander Thomas Pryor; Neil Patel; Hosseinali Shahidi; Cindy Sickora; Jennifer Velez: Closing the Gap: Applying Global Lessons Toward Sustainable Community Health Models in the U.S. Report of the Office of the U.N. Special Envoy for Health December 2016.

Islam Nadia, Nadkarni Smiti, Peretz Patricia, Matiz Luz Adriana, Hirsch Gail, Kane Erin, Collinsworth Ashley, Kangovi Shreya, Godfrey Walters Kristen, Hyde Jason, Matos Sergio, Kumar Rashi, Lopez Priscilla, Zhong Lynna, Thorpe Lorna, and Trinh-Shevrin Chau. : Integration of Community Health Workers into Primary Care Health Systems. NYU-CUNY Prevention Research Center. October 2016.

Morgan, A.U.; Grande, D.; Carter, T.; Long, J.A.; Kangovi, S. : Penn Center for Community Health Workers: Step-by-Step Approach to Sustain an Evidence-Based Community Health Worker Intervention at an Academic Medical Center. American Journal of Public Health September 2016.

Kangovi, S.; Mitra, N.; Smith, R.A; Kulkarni, R.;Turr, L. Huo, H.; Glanz, K.; Grande, D.; Long, J.A. : Decision-making and goal-setting in chronic disease management: baseline findings of a randomized controlled trial. Patient Education and Counseling September 2016.

Kennedy, E.; Kangovi, S.; Mitra N. : Estimating scaled treatment effects with multiple outcomes Statistics Methodology Working Paper August 2016.

Kangovi,S., Carter, T., Charles, C., Smith, R.A., Glanz, K., Long, J.A., Grande, D. : Towards a scalable, patient-centered community health worker model: adapting the IMPaCT intervention for use in the outpatient setting. Population Health Management Mar 2016.

Fenning RS, Burgert ME, Hamamdzic D, Peyster EG, Mohler ER, Kangovi S, Jucker BM, Lenhard SC, Macphee CH, Wilensky RL.: Atherosclerotic plaque inflammation varies between vascular sites and correlates with response to inhibition of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2. J Am Heart Assoc 4(2), Feb 2015

Kangovi, S, Cafardi, S, Smith, R.A, Kulkarni,R., Grande, D.: Patient Financial Responsibility for Observation Care. Journal of Hospital Medicine 10(11): 718-23, Nov 2015.

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Last updated: 04/04/2017
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