Shimrit Keddem, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.U.S.A.

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Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives
Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Family Medicine & Community Health
Department: Family Medicine and Community Health

Contact information
Center for Health Equity, Research, & Promotion (CHERP)
Michael J Crescenz VA Medical Center
4100 Chester Ave, Ste 202
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-823-5226
B.A. (Psychology)
McGill University, 1999.
M.U.S.A. (Spatial Analytics)
University of Pennsylvania, 2007.
M.P.H (Public Health)
University of Pennsylvania, 2017.
Ph.D. (Social Welfare)
University of Pennsylvania, 2018.
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Selected Publications

Beste, L, Keddem, S, Borgerding, J, Lowy, E, Gardella, C, McFarland, L, Comstock, Fonseca, GA, Van Epps, P, Ohl, M, Hauser, RG: Sexually transmitted infection testing in the national Veterans Health Administration patient cohort during the COVID-19 pandemic. Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2022.

Ganetsky, VS, Shea, JA, Szapary, C, Ikechi, R, Keddem, S, Kaufman, ST, Long, JA: Exploring Barriers and Facilitators to Glycemic Control and Shared Medical Appointment Engagement in Underserved Patients with Diabetes. J Health Care Poor Underserved 33(1), 2022.

Jenkins, KA, Keddem, S, Bekele, SB, Augustine, KE, Long, JA: Perspectives on racism in healthcare from Black Veterans living with chronic kidney disease JAMA Network Open 2022.

Keddem S., Maier, M., Gardella, C., Borgerding, J., Lowy, E., Chartier, M., Haskell, S., Hauser, R.G., Beste, L.A.: Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Testing and Case Rates among Women Veterans in the Veterans Health Administration. Journal of General Internal Medicine In Press, 2022.

Agha A, Kutney-Lee A, Kinder D, Shreve S, Keddem S.: "That is Care That you Just can't fake!": Identifying Best Practices for the Care of Vietnam Veterans at End of Life. J Pain Symptom Manage 61: 983-990, May 2021.

Keddem S, Barg FK, Frasso R.: Practical Guidance for Studies Using Freelisting Interviews. Prev Chronic Dis 18: E04, Jan 2021.

LaRosa, Julianne, Cierrah Doran, Amanda Guth, Karan Varshney, Beverly Anaele, Kaitlyn Davis, Stephen DiDonato, Martha Romney, Shimrit Keddem, and Rosemary Frasso. : Life During COVID-19: The Student Experience. Pedagogy in Health Promotion 2021.

Keddem S, Agha AZ, Long JA, Shasha B, Hausmann LRM, Shea JA.: The Gears of Knowledge Translation: Process Evaluation of the Dissemination and Implementation of a Patient Engagement Toolkit. J Gen Intern Med 35: 808-814, Nov 2020.

Keddem S, Solomon P, Marcus SC, Schapira MM, Mattocks KM.: Disparities in Breastfeeding Among Military Veterans. J Hum Lact 36: 64-73, Feb 2020.

Lott BD, Dicks TN, Keddem S, Ganetsky VS, Shea JA, Long JA.: Insights Into Veterans' Perspectives on a Peer Support Program for Glycemic Management. Diabetes Educ 45: 607-615, Dec 2019.

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