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-Leader, 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
Associate Director Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, 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

Beaber EF, Kim JJ, Schapira MM, Tosteson A, Zauber AG, Geiger AM, Karmineni A, Weaver JL, Tiro JA. : Unifying screening processes within the PROSPR consortium: A conceptual model for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening. JNCI 107(6): 1-8, May 2015 Notes: Published online May 8, 2015.

Ferguson MO, Long JA, Zhu J, Small DS, Lawson B, Glick HA, Schapira MM: Low health literacy predicts misperceptions of diabetes control in patients with persistently elevated A1C. Diabetic Educator Page: 1-11, Feb 2015.

Miller MM, Schapira MM, Visotcky AM, Arora VM, Whittle J, Singh S, Fletcher K.: Changes in written sign-out composition across hospitalization. Journal of Hospital Medicine. Accepted for publication (eds.). 2015.

Fletcher KE, Singh S, Whittle J, Ratkalkar V, Visotcky AM, Laud P, Kordus A, Shcapira MM: Multi-site study to examine the amount of inpatient physician continuity experienced by hospitalized patients Graduate Medical Education 2015 Notes: Accepted for Publication.

Jacobs EA, Walker CM, Miller T, Fletcher KA, Ganschow PG, Imbert D, O’Connell M, Neuner JA, Schapira MM. : Development and Validation of the Spanish-Numeracy Understanding in Medicine Instrument. Oral presentation at the Society of General internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Toronto, CA. 2015.

Schultz, CL, Tchume-Johnson T, Schapira MM, Bellamy S, Smith-Whitley K, Ellison A.: Adherence to prompt fever evaluation in children with sickle cell disease and the health belief model. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 2015 Notes: Accepted for Publication.

Haas JS, Sprague BL, Klabunde CN, Tosteson A, Chen JS, Bitton A, Beaber EF, Onega T, Kim JJ, MacLean CD, Harfris K, Yamartino P, Howe K, Pearson L, Feldman S, Brawarsky P, Schapira MM. On behalf of the PROSPR (Population-based Research Optimizing Screening through Personalized Regimens Consortium. : Provider attitudes and screening practices following changes in breast and cervical cancer screening guidelines. J Gen Intern Med 2015 Notes: Accepted for Publication.

Bauml J, Chokshi S, Schapira MM, Im E, Li SQ, Langer C, Ibrahim S, Mao JJ.: Do attitudes and beliefs about complementary and alternative medicine impact utilization among patients with cancer? A cross-sectional survey. Cancer DOI: 10.1002/cncr.29173, Published online:26 May 2015 Notes: \

Shah NN, Kucharczek C, Mitra N, Hirsh R, Svoboda J, Porter D, Loren A, Frey N, Schapira MM: Implementation of an advanced practice provider service on an allogenic stem cell transplant unit: Impact on patient outcomes. Biology of Bone and Marrow Transplantation 2015 Notes: Accepted for Publication.

Black H, Gonzalez R, Priolo C, Schapira MM, Sonnad SS, Hanson W, Langlotz CP, Howell JT, Apter AA. : True "Meaningful Use": Technology meets both patient and provider needs. The American Journal of Managed Care 2015 Notes: Accepted for publication.

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