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, 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. Supportive Care in Cancer Page: 1207-15, May 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. American Journal of Medical Quality Feb 2014 Notes: E Pub Ahead of Print.

Development of Targeted Newsletters to Promote Cancer Control in African Americans: Development of Targeted Newsletters to Promote Cancer Control in African Americans. American Society of Preventive Oncology Annual Meeting, Arlington, VA 2014.

Anjali Gopalan, Kevin McDonough, Katie Kellom, Marilyn Schapira: Using Patient Feedback to Explore and Improve Diabetes Control Communication. National Society for General Internal Medicine Meeting, San Diego, CA 2014.

Morrison AK, Schapira MS, Brousseau DC: Caregiver health literacy and pediatric hospitalization Pediatric Research Conference 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. American Journal of Hypertension 2014 Notes: In Press.

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. Academic Pediatrics 2014 Notes: In Press.

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. Social Science & Medicine 105: 1-8, 2014.

Onega T, Beaber E, Sprague BL, Barlow WE, Haas JS, Tosteson AN, Schnall M, Armstrong K, Schapira MM, Geller B, Weaver DL, Conant EF.: Breast cancer screening in an era of personalized regimens: A conceptual model and NCI initiative for risk and preference-based approaches at a population level. Cancer 2014 Notes: In Press.

Beaber E, Kim J, Schapira M, Tosteson A, Zauber A, Tiro J.: Comparing screening processes within the PROSPR Network: A conceptual model for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening. ASPO Meeting Poster Presentation 2014.

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