Division of General Internal Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine
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Marilyn M. Schapira, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Attending Physician, Philadelphia Veterans Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Co-Director, Cancer Control Research Program, Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Director of Health Policy Research Track of the Masters of Science in Health Policy (MSHP) Program, Division of General Internal Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Division of General Internal Medicine
423 Guardian Drive
1110 Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 898 2022
BS (Biology)
Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH, 1981.
MPH (Health Planning and Administration)
University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, 1986.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1986.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Emory University and Affiliated Hospitals Program, Atlanta, GA, 1986-1988.
Resident in Internal Medicine, Moses Cone Memorial Hospital Affiliate, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC, 1988-1989.
Fellow in General Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 1989-1990.
Fellow in General Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), Milwaukee, WI, 1990-1992.
Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2010-2011.
American Board of Internal Medicine (Diplomat) , 1989.
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Selected Publications

Schapira MM, Imbert D, Oh E, Shea J: Development of the Perceived Value of Scientific Evidence in Health (VSE-H) Scale. Society for Medical Decision Making Meeting, Miami, Florida October 2014.

Morrison AK, Schapira, MM, Hoffmann RG, Brousseau, DC: Measuring health literacy in caregivers of children: a comparison of the newest vital sign and s-tofhla. Clin Pediatr July 2014 Notes: In Press.

Neuner JM, Zokoe, NB, McGinley, E, Pezzin LE, Yen TWF, Schapira MM, Nattinger AB: Quality of life among a population-based cohort of older patients with breast cancer. The Breast July 2014.

Morrison AK, Chanmugathas R, Schapira MM, Gorelick MH, Hoffmann RG, Brousseau DC: Caregiver low health literacy and non-urgent use of the pediatric emergency department for febrile illness. Acad Pediatr Jun 2014.

Schapira MM, Mackenzie ER, Lam R, Casarett D, Seluzicki CM, Barg FK, Mao JJ: Breast cancer survivors willingness to participate in an acupuncture clinical trial: A qualitative study. Support Care Cancer Page: 1207-15, May 2014.

Morrison AK, Schapira MM, Gorelick MH, Hoffmann RG, Brousseau DC: Low caregiver health literacy is associated with higher use of the emergency department and non-urgent visits. Acad Pediatr 14(3): 309-14, May-Jun 2014.

Whittle J, Schapira MM, Fletcher KE, Hayes A, Morzinski J, Laud P, Eastwood D, Ertle K, Patterson L, Mosack KE: A randomized trial of peer-delivered self-management support for hypertension. Am J Hypertens April 22 2014.

Alden D, Stiggelbout AM, Schapira MM, Friend J: Cultural Targeting and Tailoring of Shared Decision Making Technology: A Theoretical Framework for Improving the Effectiveness of Patient Decision Aids in Culturally Diverse Groups. Soc Sci Med 105: 1-8, March 2014.

Neuner J, Schapira MM: Patient perceptions of osteoporosis treatment thresholds. J Rheumatol Page: 516-22, Mar 2014.

Neuner J, Feders M, Caravella M, Schapira MM: Meaningful use and the patient portal: Patient enrollment, use and satisfaction with patient portals at a later-adopting center. Am J Med Qual Feb 2014 Notes: E Pub Ahead of Print.

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