Mario DeMarco, MD, MPH

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Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine and Community Health
Director of Family Medicine Obsetrics, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Family Medicine and Community Health

Contact information
Penn Family Care at
Penn Medicine University City, 9th Floor
3737 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Biology)
Wake Forest University, 2001.
MPH (Health Policy)
Harvard School of Public Health , 2006.
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 2007.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Primary Care, Maternal Child Health, Interconception Care, Family Medicine Obstetrics, Chronic Disease Management, Postpartum care and integrated family care

Description of Other Expertise

Undergraduate Medical Education, Graduate Medical Education, Physician Leadership

Description of Research Expertise

Quality Improvement, Medical Student Education, Integrated Behavioral Health, Maternity Care, Postpartum Care

Selected Publications

DeMarco MP, Cohn J, Nyachogo M, Dubois J, Lapp T, Donze M, Cronholm PF. : “US Maternal Mortality Solutions Must Include Addressing Intimate Partner Violence” Am J Public Health 114(8): 782-784, August 2024.

Roder N, Bhadra-Heintz N, Cronholm PF, Donze M, DeMarco MP : Integrating Perinatal Addiction Medicine Education Into Family Medicine Residency Programs: The Perinatal Resources for Opiate Use Disorder Program. Am J Public Health 114(S4): S306-S307,, February 2024.

Gregory EF, Cronholm PF, Levine LD, Beidas RS, DeMarco M, O'Sullivan AL, Lorch SA, Maddox AI, Wu K, Fiks AG. : Integrating care for mother-infant dyads after birth: A qualitative study of clinician perspectives on feasibility. Women’s Health Reports (New Rochelle). doi: 10.1089/whr.2023.0098. PMID: 38155873; PMCID: PMC10754422. (eds.). 18(4(1)): 642-650, December 2023.

DeMarco MP, Shafqat M, Horst MA, Srinivasan S, Frayne DJ, Schlar L, Barr WB: Interventions to Increase Multivitamin Use Among Women in the Interconception Period: An IMPLICIT Network Study. Matern Child Health J. doi: 10.1007/s10995-020-03055-6. Epub 2020 Nov 27. PMID: 33245529. (eds.). 25(2): 207-213, Feb 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s10995-020-03055-6. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33245529.

Choi R, Betancourt, R, DeMarco M, Bream K: Medical Student Exposure to Integrated Behavioral Health: A CERA Study. Academic Psychiatry April 2019 Notes: Accepted.

DeMarco MP, Betancourt R, Everard K, Bream K.: Identifying Prevalence and Characteristics of Behavioral Health Education in Family Medicine Clerkships: A CERA Study. Family Medicine 50(1): 36-40, January 2018.

DeMarco M, Bream K, Klusaritz H, Margo K.: Authors' reply to from acquisition to participation: theorizing virtual patient use in family medicine education. Family Medicine 46(9): 734-5, October 2014.

DeMarco MP, Bream KD, Klusaritz HA, Margo K: Comparison of Textbook to fmCases on Family Medicine Clerkship Exam Performance. Family Medicine 46(3): 174-9, March 2014 Notes: Comparative study.

DeMarco, M, Cronholm, PF, Atwater, A: Hypercalcemia. The 10-minute Diagnosis Manual: How To Evaluate Symptoms and Signs In The Time Limited Encounter. Paulman P, Paulman A, Harrison J. (eds.). Lippincot Williams & Wilkins, August 2013 Notes: 3rd Edition.

Zvara DA, Bryant AJ, Deal DD, DeMarco MP, Campos KM, Mansfield CM, Tytell M: Anesthetic preconditioning with sevoflurane does not protect the spinal cord after an ischemic-reperfusion injury in the rat. Anesth Analg 102(5): 1341-7, May 2006 Notes: Comparative study.

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