Andrea J. Apter, MD,MA,MSc

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Professor CE of Medicine
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

Ogbogu PU, Matsui ED, Apter AJ: COVID-19, health disparities, and what the allergist-immunologist can do. J Allergy Clin Immunol 146: in press, 2021.

Buckey T, Morales K, Apter AJ: Identifying Baseline Differences in Autonomy in Patients with Moderate-Severe Asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol 147: AB167, 2021.

Apter AJ, Carroll J, Maher N, Ericson B, Cardet JC, Tulchinsky A, Rodriguez-Louis J, Cohen RI, Colon- Moya A, Forth V, Morales-Cosme W, Israel E. : Nebulizer Use by Black and Latinx patients with Moderate to Severe Persistent Asthma. AJRCCM 2021 2021.

Ogbogu PU, Capers Q 4th, Apter AJ: Disparities in Asthma and Allergy Care: What Can We do? JACI: INPRACTICE 9: 663 - 669, 2021.

Localio A, Klusaritz H, Ruggieri D, Morales K, Han X, Apter AJ : Primary Language and the Electronic Health Record Patient Portal: Barriers to Use Among Spanish-Speaking Adults with Asthma. J Asthma in press, 2021.

Xie S, Meeker JR, Perez L, Eriksen W, Localio A, Park H, Jen A, Goldstein M, Temeng AF, Morales SM, Christie C, Greenblatt R, Barg FK, Apter AJ, Himes B.: Feasibility and acceptability of monitoring personal air pollution exposure with sensors or asthma self-management. Asthma Research and Practice 7, 2021.

Israel E, Cardet JC, Carroll JK, Fuhlbrigge AL, Pace WD, Maher NE, She L, Rockhold FW, Fagan M, Forth VE, Hernandez PA, Manning B, Rodriguez-Louis J, Shields JB, Coyne-Beasley T, Kaplan BM, Rand CS, Morales-Cosme W, Wechsler ME, Wisnivesky JP, White M, Yawn BP, McKee MD, Busse PJ, Kaelber DC. Nazario S, Hernandez ML, Apter AJ, Chang KL, Pinto-Plata V, Stranges PM, Hurley LP, Trevor J, Casale TB, Chupp G, Riley IL, Shenoy K, Pasarica M, Calderon-Candelario RA, Tapp H, Baydur A : A randomized, open-label, pragmatic study to assess reliever triggered inhaled corticosteroid in African American/Black and Hispanic/Latinx adults with asthma: Design an methods of the PREPARE trial Contemporary Clinical Trials 101: 1-16, 2021.

Apter AJ, Bryant-Stephens T, Perez L, Morales KH, Howell JT, Mullen A, Han X, Canales M, Rogers M, Klusaritz H, Localio AR.: Patient Portal Usage and Outcomes Among Adults with Uncontrolled Asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol: In Practice 8: 965-70, March 2020.

Marx, D., Wolk, C., Bryant-Stephens, T., Lieberman, A., Kenyon, C., Apter, A. J., Williams, Y., Localio, R., Shults, J., Stewart, Y., & Beidas, R: School staff and school characteristics related to implementation of evidence-based practices for asthma management in schools. Poster accepted for presentation at the American Thoracic Society Conference 2020, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. May, 2020. 2020.

Hvisdas C, Gleeson PK, Apter AJ: Cost considerations for clinicians prescribing biologic drugs: Who Pays. J Allergy Clin Immunol 146: 266-9, 2020.

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Last updated: 11/15/2021
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