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Edna P. Schwab, M.D.

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Program Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program, Geriatric Medicine Division, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Ralston Penn Center
3615 Chestnut Street, Rm. 234
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2676
Office: 215-662-4416
Fax: 215-573-8684
Education:
BA (Biology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1981.
MD (Medicine)
Temple University School of Medicine, 1985.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Temple Hospital, 1985-1986.
Resident in Medicine, Temple Hospital, 1986-1988.
Fellowship in Geriatrics, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1988-1989.
Fellowship in Rheumatology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1989-1991.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine (Indefinite), 1988.
American Board of Rheumatology, 1994.
Certification of Added Qualifications in Geriatric Medicine (recertified 2007), 1996.
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Selected Publications

Schwab EP: Arthritis in the Elderly. Merck Manual of Health and Aging, 1st Edition. Mark Beers and Thomas Jones (eds.). Merck Research Labs, Section 3, Chapter 41, 2004.

Schwab EP: Rheumatologic Conditions in the Elderly. Geriatric Secrets. Forciea MA, Schwab E, Raziano D, Lavizzo-Mourey R (eds.). Hanley & Belfus, Inc. Philadelphia, PA, Page: 190 -194, 2004.

Schwab EP: Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Pain in the Elderly. Geriatric Secrets. Forciea MA, Schwab E, Raziano D, Lavizzo-Mourey R (eds.). Hanley & Belfus, Inc. Philadelphia, PA, Page: 195-202, 2004.

Pignolo R, Schwab EP, Pazianas M: Osteoporosis. Geriatric Secrets. Forciea MA, Schwab E, Raziano D, Lavizzo-Mourey R (eds.). Hanley and Belfus, Inc. Philadelphia, PA Page: 80-86, 2004.

Cacciamani J, Schwab EP: Dehydration. Geriatric Secrets. Forciea MA, Schwab E, Raziano D, Lavizzo-Mourey R (eds.). Hanley and Belfus, Inc. Philadelphia, PA, Page: 263-266, 2004.

Forciea MA, Raziano D, Schwab E, Lavizzo-Mourey R: The Art and Practice of Geriatrics. Geriatric Secrets. Forciea MA, Schwab E, Raziano D, Lavizzo-Mourey R (eds.). Hanley & Belfus, Inc. Philadelphia, PA, Page: 1-6, 2004.

Draganescu M, Gooneratne N, Schwab EP: Incidence of Fall Related Head Injury in a Nursing Home Population. Poster Presentation, American Geriatric Society, Las Vegas, NE May 19-21 2004.

Wu H, Fornek M, Chapin A, Schwab K, Schwab E, Spencer C, Carney L, Hodinka R, Henning K: Increased Mortality Associated with a Norovirus Outbreak in a Nursing Home. Poster Presentation. Infectious Disease Society of America Meeting Nov 2003.

Kopardekar S, Schwab EP: Incidence of Fall Related Head Injury in a Nursing Home Population. Poster Presentation, American Geriatric Society, Washington, DC May 9 2002.

Schwab EP: Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Elderly. The Encyclopedia of Elder Care: The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care. Mezy MD (eds.). Springer Publishing, Page: 575-577, 2001.

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