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
B.A. (with High Honors)
University of Connecticut (Mathematics), 1970.
Temple University (Mathematics), 1972.
Post-Bacca (Pre-Health Program)
University of Pennsylvania, 1980.
University of Pennsylvania, 1984.
Harvard School of Public Health (Epidemiology), 1997.
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Description of Research Expertise

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

Description of Clinical Expertise

drug allergy
food allergy
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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