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Marilyn M. Schapira, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Attending Physician, Philadelphia Veterans Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Co-Leader, Cancer Control Research Program, Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Associate Director, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and National Clinician Scholar Program, University of Pennsylvania
Director of General Internal Medicine Fellowship Program, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Division of General Internal Medicine
1110 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 898 2022
BS (Biology)
Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH, 1981.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1986.
MPH (Health Planning and Administration)
University of Michigan School of Public Health, 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, Barlow WE, Conant EF, Sprague BL, Tosteson ANA, Haas JA, Onega T, Beaber EF, Goodrich M, McCarthy AM, Herschorn SD, Skinner CS Harrington T, Geller B. : Communication Practices of Mammography Facilities and Timely Follow-up of a Screening Mammogram with a BI-RADS 0 Assessment. Academic Radiology 2018 Notes: In Press.

Aysola J, Shcapira MM, Huo H, Werner RM.: Organizational processes and patient experiences in the patient-centered medical home. Medical Care 2018 Notes: In Press.

Liao JM, Schapira MM, Navath AS, Mitra N, Weissman A, Asch DA. : The Effect of Emphasizing Patient, Societal, and Institutional Harms of Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing on Physician Support of Financial Penalties: A Randomized Trial. Annals of Internal Medicine June 2017.

Schapira MM, Fletcher KA, GAnschow PS, Jacobs EA, Walker CM, Smallwood AJ, Gil DN, Faghri A, Neuner JA: Tailoring Communication to Health Numeracy in the Breast Cancer Treatment Consultation: Feasibility and Outcomes of a Web Based Screening Test for use in the Clinical Setting. Oral Presentation at the Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC April 2017.

Seitz HH, Gibson L, Mello S, Schapira MM, Armstorng K, Cappella JN. : Immediate and long-term effects of a risk-based online mammography decision intervention on predictors of mammography behavior. Presented at the DC Health Communication Conference, Fairfax, VA April 2017.

Ferguson M, Wilkins L, Black H, Schapira M.: Using Patient Input in the Development of Patient-centered Cancer Control Newsletters for African Americans. Health Behavior and Policy Review 2(12): 97-108, March 2017.

Smallwood A, Schapira MM, Neuner J: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of a Decision Aid with Tailored Fracture Risk Took Delivered via a Patient Portal. Osteoporosis International 28(2): 567-576, February 2017.

Szalda D, Piece L, Brumley L, Li Y, Schapira MM, Wasik M, Hobbie WL, Ginsberg J, Schwartz LA. : Associates of Engagement in Adult-Oriented Follow-up Care for Childhood Cancer Survivors. Journal of Adolescent Health 60, February 2017.

Palmer SC, Stricker CT, DeMichele AM, Schapira MM, Glanz K, Griggs JJ, Jacobs LA. : The use of a patient reported outcomes questionnaire to assess cancer survivorship concerns and psychosocial outcomes among recent survivors. Supportive Care in Cancer Feb 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s00520-017-3646-3. [Epub ahead of print]

Schapira MM, Priolo C, Shofer FS, Gonzalez R, Apter AJ. : Alignment of patient health numeracy with asthma care instructions. Health Literacy Research and Practice 1(1): e1-e10, January 2017.

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