Andrea J. Apter, MD,MA,MSc

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Professor CE of Medicine
Senior Fellow , Center for Public Health Initiatives
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Section of Allergy and Immunology
Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Division
829 West Gates
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-2775
Fax: (215) 662-2425
Education:
B.A. (with High Honors)
University of Connecticut (Mathematics), 1970.
M.A.
Temple University (Mathematics), 1972.
Post-Bacca (Pre-Health Program)
University of Pennsylvania, 1980.
M.D.
University of Pennsylvania, 1984.
M.Sc
Harvard School of Public Health (Epidemiology), 1997.
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Description of Research Expertise

epidemiology
asthma
drug allergy
adverse drug reactions
health disparities
adherence
patient-physician communication
clinical research
quality of life
qualitative research

Description of Clinical Expertise

allergy-immunology
asthma
drug allergy
rhinitis
sinusitis
urticaria
food allergy
immunodeficiency
anaphylaxis
angioedema
atopic dermatitis

Selected Publications

Fadugba O, Gleeson P, Rizwan Mm Apter A, Katsnelson M, Curley C. : Demographic Factors Associated with Penicillin Allergy Evaluation in Pregnancy. J Allergy Clin Immunol (AAAAI 2024 National Meeting) 2024.

Chioma Udemgba, Sandeep K Sarkaria, Patrick Gleeson, Tyra Bryant-Stephens, Princess U. Ogbogu, Paneez Khoury, Andrea J. Apter: New Considerations of Health Disparities within Allergy and Immunology. J Allergy Clin Immunol 151: 314-23, 2023

Ishmael L, Apter A, Busse PJ, ....Israel E, Cardet JC.: Asthma Morbidity Measures Across Black Ethnic Subgroups. Journal Allergy & Clinical Immunology in press, 2023.

Apter AJ, Bryan =Stephens, Park H, Klusaritz H, Han X, Morales KH : Trust and virtual Communication during the COVID-19 pandemic for adults with asthma from low-income neighborhoods: what have we learned. J Allergy Clin Immunol 152: 68-72, 2023.

Rotella K, Apter AJ, Davis CM, Nyenhuis SM, Ramsey NB: Race-Specific Reference Equations are Worse than Universal Equations at Predicting COPD Outcomes. J Allergy Clin Immunol Inpractice 11: 664-665, 2023.

Baptist AP, Apter AJ, Gergen PJ, Jones BL.: Reducing health disparities in asthma: how can progress be made? JACI Pract 11: 737-45, 2023.

Salciccioli JD, Hurley L, Crane L, Maher N, Ericson B, Apter AJ Cardet JC, Calderon-Candelario RA, Staton e, Cohen RI Kaelber D, Wechsler M, Israel E. : Impact of COVID-19 on health-bnuaehaviors in moderate-to-severe asthma: a survey of the PREPARE study cohort. AAAAI 2023 annual meeting 2023. 2023.

Bailey J ,... Apter AJ...: Patients commonly use the PARTICS Rescue Inhaled Corticosteroid Supplementation Strategy Post-Trial and find it helpful for Asthma Control. AAAAI 2023 meeting 2023.

Gleeson P, Morales K, Christie J, Apter AJ , Aimes S. : Factors Associated with Asthma Biologic Prescribing and Adherence Among Adults in a Major Multi-Hospital Health System. AAAAI national meeting 2023.

Andrea J Apter 1, Tyra Bryant-Stephens 2, Hami Park 3, Heather Klusaritz 3, Xiaoyan Han 3, Knashawn H Morales 3 PMID: 37178729 PMCID: PMC10212002 DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2023.04.016: Trust and virtual communication during the COVID-19 pandemic for adults with asthma from low-income neighborhoods: What have we learned? J Allergy Clin Immunol 152, 2023.

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