Peter E. Gabriel

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Peter E. Gabriel, M.D., M.S.E.

Associate Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology
Department: Radiation Oncology

Contact information
Abramson Cancer Center
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Blvd, South Tower 12-106
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-3437
A.B. (Computer Science)
Duke University, 1999.
M.D. (Medicine)
Washington University in St. Louis, 2003.
M.S.E. (Technology Management)
University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering & Applied Science / The Wharton School, 2012.
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Description of Other Expertise

Dr. Gabriel is Associate Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is Associate Director for Clinical Informatics for the Penn Medicine Abramson Cancer Center (ACC), Chief Oncology Informatics Officer for the Cancer Service Line, Director of Informatics and Measurement of the Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation, and Director of Informatics for the Department of Radiation Oncology. He has a technical background in computer science and engineering, clinical training in internal medicine, and subspecialty board certification in clinical informatics. He is responsible for developing and applying innovative approaches to technical infrastructure, workflows, and services that maximize the effective use of clinical information for quality improvement and clinical and translational research in cancer care. His primary areas of interest in informatics include data mining from clinical information systems, electronic phenotyping, database design and clinical data warehouse development, and ontologies and standardized terminologies.

Selected Publications

Le AN, Harton J, Desai H, Powers J, Zelley K, Bradbury AR, Nathanson KL, Shah PD, Doucette A, Freedman GM, Gabriel P, Domchek SM, MacFarland SP, Maxwell KN: Frequency of radiation-induced malignancies post-adjuvant radiotherapy for breast cancer in patients with Li-Fraumeni syndrome. Breast Cancer Res Treat Page: [Epub ahead of print] Apr 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s10549-020-05612-7.

Bange EM, Doucette A, Gabriel PE, Porterfield F, Harrigan JJ, Wang R, Wojcieszynski AP, Boursi B, Mooney BI, Reiss KA, Mamtani R: Opportunity Costs of Receiving Palliative Chemotherapy for Metastatic Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma. JCO Oncol Pract Page: [Epub ahead of print] Mar 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1200/JOP.19.00328.

Deville C, Jain A, Hwang WT, Woodhouse KD, Both S, Wang S, Gabriel PE, Christodouleas JP, Bekelman J, Tochner Z, Vapiwala N: Initial report of the genitourinary and gastrointestinal toxicity of post-prostatectomy proton therapy for prostate cancer patients undergoing adjuvant or salvage radiotherapy. Acta Oncol 57(11): 1506-1514, Nov 2018.

Christodouleas JP, Anderson N, Gabriel P, Greene R, Hahn C, Kessler S, Mayo CS, McNutt T, Shulman LN, Smith BD, West J, Williamson T: A Multidisciplinary Consensus Recommendation on a Synoptic Radiation Treatment Summary: A Commission on Cancer Workgroup Report. Pract Radiat Oncol. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2020.01.002, Page: [Epub ahead of print] Jan 2020.

Baumann BC, Mitra N, Harton JG, Xiao Y, Wojcieszynski AP, Gabriel PE, Zhong H, Geng H, Doucette A, Wei J, O’Dwyer PJ, Bekelman JE, Metz JM: Comparative Effectiveness of Proton vs Photon Therapy as Part of Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy for Locally Advanced Cancer. JAMA Oncol Page: [Epub ahead of print] Dec 2019 Notes:

Sharma S, Zhou O, Thompson R, Gabriel P, Chalian A, Rassekh C, Weinstein GS, O'Malley BW Jr, Aggarwal C, Bauml J, Cohen RB, Lukens JN, Swisher-McClure S, Ghiam AF, Ahn PH, Lin A: Quality of Life of Postoperative Photon versus Proton Radiation Therapy for Oropharynx Cancer. Int J Part Ther 5(2): 11-17, Nov 2018 Notes: doi: 10.14338/IJPT-18-00032.1.

Kim E, Rubinstein SM, Nead KT, Wojcieszynski AP, Gabriel PE, Warner JL: The Evolving Use of Electronic Health Records (EHR) for Research. Semin Radiat Oncol 29(4): 354-361, Oct 2019.

Mayo CS, Moran JM, Bosch W, Xiao Y, McNutt T, Popple R, Michalski J, Feng M, Marks LB, Fuller CD, Yorke E, Palta J, Gabriel PE, Molineu A, Matuszak MM, Covington E, Masi K, Richardson SL, Ritter T, Morgas T, Flampouri S, Santanam L, Moore JA, Purdie TG, Miller RC, Hurkmans C, Adams J, Jackie Wu QR, Fox CJ, Siochi RA, Brown NL, Verbakel W, Archambault Y, Chmura SJ, Dekker AL, Eagle DG, Fitzgerald TJ, Hong T, Kapoor R, Lansing B, Jolly S, Napolitano ME, Percy J, Rose MS, Siddiqui S, Schadt C, Simon WE, Straube WL, St James ST, Ulin K, Yom SS, Yock TI: American Association of Physicists in Medicine Task Group 263: Standardizing Nomenclatures in Radiation Oncology. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 100(4): 1057-1066, Mar 2018.

Matuszak MM, Fuller CD, Yock TI, Hess CB, McNutt T, Jolly S, Gabriel P, Mayo CS, Thor M, Caissie A, Rao A, Owen D, Smith W, Palta J, Kapoor R, Hayman J, Waddle M, Rosenstein B, Miller R, Choi S, Moreno A, Herman J, Feng M: Performance/outcomes data and physician process challenges for practical big data efforts in radiation oncology. Med Phys 45(10): e811-e819, Oct 2018.

Aggarwal C, Davis CW, Mick R, Thompson JC, Ahmed S, Jeffries S, Bagley S, Gabriel P, Evans TL, Bauml JM, Ciunci C, Alley E, Morrissette JD, Cohen RB, Carpenter E, Langer CJ: Influence of TP53 Mutation on Survival in Patients With Advanced EGFR-Mutant Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer. JCO Precis Oncol Page: [Epub ahead of print] Aug 2018 Notes: 10.1200/PO.18.00107.

Marar M, Gabriel PE, Hwang WT, Owen DR, Ju M, Simone CB, Christodouleas J, Vapiwala N, Berman AT: Acute Hospital Encounters in Cancer Patients Treated With Definitive Radiation Therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 101(4): 935-944. Jul 2018.

Mayo CS, Phillips M, McNutt TR, Palta J, Dekker A, Miller RC, Xiao Y, Moran JM, Matuszak MM, Gabriel P, Ayan AS, Prisciandaro J, Thor M, Dixit N, Popple R, Killoran J, Kaleba E, Kantor M, Ruan D, Kapoor R, Kessler ML, Lawrence TS: Treatment data and technical process challenges for practical big data efforts in radiation oncology. Med Phys 45(10): e793-e810, Oct 2018.

Evans TL, Gabriel PE, Shulman LN: Cancer staging in electronic health records: strategies to improve documentation of these critical data. J Oncol Pract 12(2): 137-9, Feb 2016.

Gabriel PE, Woodhouse KD, Lin A, Finlay JC, Young RB, Volz E, Hahn SM, Metz JM, Maity A: An automated electronic system for managing radiation treatment plan peer review reduces missed reviews at a large, high-volume academic center. Pract Radiat Oncol 6(6): e307-e314, Nov-Dec 2016.

Gabriel PE, Volz E, Bergendahl HW, Burke SV, Solberg TD, Maity A, Hahn SM: Incident learning in pursuit of high reliability: implementing a comprehensive, low-threshold reporting program in a large, multi-site radiation oncology department. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 41(4): 160-168, Apr 2015.

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