Division of General Internal Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine
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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

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.

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.

Schapira MM, Priolo C, Shofer FS, Gonzalez R, Apter AJ. : Alignment of patient health numeracy with asthma care instructions. Health Literacy Research and Practice 2017 Notes: In Press.

Woodhouse KD, Tremont K, Vachani A, Schapira, MM, Vapiwala N, Simone CB, Berman AT : A review of shared decision-making and patient decision aids in radiation oncology. Journal of Cancer Education 2017 Notes: In Press.

Seitz HH, Gibson L, Skubisz C, Forquer H, Mello S, Schapira MM, Armstrong K, Cappella JN: Effects of a risk-based online mammography intervention on accuracy of perceived risk and mammography intentions. Patient Educ Counsel 99(10): 1647-56, October 2016.

Schapira MM, Sprague BL, Klabunde CN, Tosteson ANA, Bitton A, Chen JS, Beaber EF, Onega T, MacLean CD, Harris K, Howe K, Pearson L, Feldman S, Brawarsky P, Haas JS, on behalf of the PROSPR consortium: Inadequate systems to support breast cancer cervical cancer screening in primary care practice. J Gen Intern Med Page: 1148-1155, October 2016.

Im E, Ji X, Zhang J,Kim S, Lee Y, Chee E, Chee W, Tsai HM, Nishigaki M, Yeo SA, Schapira MM, Mao JJ. : Issues in Developing and Evaluating a Culturally Tailored Internet Cancer Support Group. Computers, Informatics, Nursing. 34(10): 462-469, October 2016.

Schapira MM, Aggarwal C, Akers S, Aysola J, Imbert D, Langer C, Simone CB, Strittmatter E, Vachani A, Fraenkel L. : How Patients View Lung Cancer Screening: The Role of Uncertainty in Medical Decision Making. Annals of the American Thoracic Society September 2016 Notes: First published online DOI: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201604-290OC.

John-Babtiste A, Schapira MM, Cravens C, Chambers JD, Neumann PJ, Siegel J, Lawrence W. : The role of decision models in health policy: a case study. Medical Decision Making 36: 666-679, July 2016.

Schapira MM, Imbert D, Oh E, Byhoff E, and Shea JA: Public engagement with scientific evidence in health: A qualitative study among primary-care patients in an urban population Public Understanding of Science 25(5): 612-26, July 2016.

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