Marina Serper, MD, MS

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Staff Physician, Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center
Associate Program Director of Research, Division of Gastroenterology Perelman School of Medicine
Associate Director of Gastroenterology Clinical Research Training Program (T32), University of Pennsylvania, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
2 Dulles
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 349 8222
Fax: 215 615 1601
University of Pennsylvania, 2002.
Jefferson Medical College, 2006.
MS (Health Services and Outcomes Research )
Northwestern University, 2013.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Autoimmune Liver Disease, Liver Transplantation, Hemochromatosis

Description of Research Expertise

public health, medication adherence, health outcomes, measurement, health literacy, healthcare quality, healthcare utilization, public health

Selected Publications

Thomson MJ, Serper M, Khungar V, Weiss LM, Trinh H, Firpi-Morell R, Roden M, Loomba R, Barritt AS 4th, Gazis D, Mospan AR, Fried MW, Reddy KR, Lok AS: Prevalence and factors associated with statin use among patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in TARGET-NASH. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 20(2): 458-60, Feb 2022.

Serper M, Tao SY, Kent DS, Garren P, Burdzy AE, Lai JC, Gougol A, Bloomer PM, Reddy KR, Dunn MA, Duarte-Rojo A: Inpatient frailty assessment is feasible and predicts non-home discharge and mortality in decompensated cirrhosis. Liver Transpl 27(12): 1711-22, Dec 2021.

Mahmud N, Chapin SE, Kaplan DE, Serper M: Identifying Patients at Highest Risk of Remaining Unvaccinated Against Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 in a Large Veterans Health Administration Cohort. Liver Transpl 27(11): 1665-68, Nov 2021.

Thanawala SU, Beveridge CA, Muir AB, Strobel MJ, Westcott-Chavez A, Serper M, Yang YX, Lynch KL: Hashing out current social media use in eosinophilic esophagitis. Dis Esophagus 34(11): doab059, Nov 2021.

Saffo S, Kaplan DE, Mahmud N, Serper M, John BV, Ross JS, Taddei T: Impact of SGLT2 inhibitors in comparison to DPP4 inhibitors on ascites and death in veterans with cirrhosis on metformin. Diabetes Obes Metab 23(10): 2402-08, Oct 2021.

Serper M, Liu CH, Blumberg EA, Burdzy AE, Veasey S, Halpern S, Lander E, Sigafus MR, Bloom RD, Dunn TB, Abt PL, Reddy KR, Mehta SJ: A pragmatic outreach pilot to understand and overcome barriers to COVID-19 vaccination in abdominal organ transplant. Transpl Infect Dis 23(5): e13722, Oct 2021.

Kaplan DE, Serper M, John BV, Tessiatore KM, Lerer R, Mehta R, Fox R, Aytaman A, Baytarian M, Hunt K, Albrecht J, Taddei TH: Effects of Metformin Exposure on Survival in a Large National Cohort of Patients with Diabetes and Cirrhosis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 19(10): 2148-60, Oct 2021.

Panchal S, Serper M, Bittermann T, Asrani SK, Goldberg DS, Mahmud N: Impact of Race-Adjusted Glomerular Filtration Rate Estimation on Eligibility for Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplantation. Liver Transpl 24(10.1002): lt.26310, Sep 2021.

Serper M, Kaplan DE, Lin M, Taddei TH, Parikh ND, Werner RM, Tapper EB: Inpatient Gastroenterology Consultation and Outcomes of Cirrhosis-Related Hospitalizations in Two Large National Cohorts. Dig Dis Sci s10620: 021-07150-8, Aug 2021.

McGuire FH, André K, Bradsher ML, Harrison D, Sterling RK, Reddy KR, Serper M, Golin CE, Reau N, Lim JK, Nelson DR, Sarkar S, Evon DM: Willingness to Participate in Research among Black Patients with Liver Disease: A National Cross-Sectional Study. J Viral Hepat 28(7): 982-93, Jul 2021.

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