Edna P. Schwab, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine (Geriatrics)
Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Extended Care, Corporal Michael J Crescenz VA Medical Center
Director- Geri-PACT Primary Care Clinic, CMCVAMC
ACOS Education, Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center
Interim ACOS Medicine, Corporal Michael J Crescenz Va Medical Center
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Ralston Penn Center
3615 Chestnut Street, Rm. 234
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2676
Office: 215-662-4416
Fax: 215-573-8684
BA (Biology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1981.
MD (Medicine)
Temple University School of Medicine, 1985.
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Description of Research Expertise

Multidisciplinary Approach to Care for Veterans with Osteoarthritis

Description of Clinical Expertise

Rheumatic Disease
Care of the Older Adult
Exercise Prescription for Healthy Aging

Description of Other Expertise

Medical Education

Selected Publications

Shubing C, Intrator O, Chan C, Buxbaum L, Haggerty MA, Phibbs CX, Schwab E, Kinosian B.: Association of Costs and Days at Home with Transfer Hospital in Home. JAMA network open. JAMA (eds.). 4(6): e2114920. June 2021 Notes: Published online 2021 Jun 29.

Wu HM, Fornek M, Schwab KJ, Chapin AR, Gibson K, Schwab E, Spencer C, Henning K: A norovirus outbreak at a long-term-care facility: the role of environmental surface contamination. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology 26(802-10), Oct 2005.

Norden DK, Johnson JC, Schumacher HR, Callegari PE, Schwab EP: A Combined Geriatrics and Rheumatology Program. Gerontology and Geriatrics Education 15(2): 47-53, 1994.

Schwab EP, Schumacher BR, Freundlich B, Callegari PE: Pulmonary Alveolar Hemorrhage in Systemic Lupus Erythematosis. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism 23(1): 8-15, Aug 1993.

Vonderheid, EC, Tan E, Sobel EL, Schwab EP, Micaily B, Jagesothy BV: Clinical Implications of Immunologic Phenotyping in Cutaneous T Cell. Journal of American Academy of Dermatology 17(1): 40-52, 1987.

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