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.
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

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.

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. J Cancer Educ Jan 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s13187-017-1169-8. [Epub ahead of print]

Croix M, Miller D, Whittle J, Singh S, Schapira MM, Carnahan J, Kuester J, Kallio C, Framberg S, Fletcher KE. : The Missing Record of Mental Status in Written Sign-Outs. J Patient Saf January 2017.

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 134(11), November 2016.

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.

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