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

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.

Patel P, Appel S, Apter A: Health Care Utilization in Urban Young Adults with Asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. Accepted for presentation 2020 Annual Meeting of American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology 2020.

Bryant Stephens T, Williams YE, Minto N, Apter AJ, Localio AR, Stewart Y, Kenyon C.: Adaptation Of School Based Asthma Therapy In A Large Urban Cohort. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. Accepted for Oral Presentation at 2020 Annual Congress of the American Thoracic Society. Philadelphia, May 19, 2020. 2020.

Rebecca E Greenblatt; Edward J Zhao; Sarah E Henrickson; Andrea J Apter; Rebecca A Hubbard; Blanca E Himes. : Factors Associated with Exacerbations among Adults with Asthma According to Electronic Health Record Data Asthma Research and Practice 5: epub, 2019

Mauger D, Apter AJ : Indirect Treatment Comparisons and Biologics. J Allergy Clin Immunol 143: 84-86, 2019.

LaCava A, Perez L, Alausa M, Morales K, Han X, Bryant-Stephens T, Apter A: Home visits: An Overlooked Yet Acceptable Intervention for Asthma Management in Low Income and Minority Adults. Presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology. J allergy Clin Immunol 2019;143:A681. 2019.

Patel P, Stinson R, Kenyon C, Szaida D, Apter A.: Assessing transition Readiness in Adolescents and Young Adults with Asthma on Omalizumab. Presented at 2019 Annual Meeting of American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2019;143:A280. 2019.

Apter AJ, Localio AR, Morales K, Han X, Perez L, Mullen AN, Rogers M, Klusaritz H, Howell JT, Canales MN, Bryant-Stephens T: Home Visits for Uncontrolled Asthma among Low-Income Adults with Patient Portal Access. J Allergy Clin Immunol 144: 846-853, 2019.

Gleeson PK, Perez L, Localio AR, Morales KH, Han X, Bryant-Stephens T, Apter AJ : Inhaler Technique in Low-Income, Inner-City Adults with Uncontrolled Asthma. JACI: In Practice 8: 2683-88, 2019.

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Last updated: 05/18/2020
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