Frances S. Shofer, PhD

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Adjunct Professor of Emergency Medicine
Director of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Department of Emergency Medicine University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Department: Emergency Medicine

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Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Ground Floor, Ravdin Building
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 215-746-5616
Fax: 215-573-2701
BA (Biochemistry)
University of Pennsylvania, 1977.
PhD (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1983.
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Selected Publications

Owiredu S, Ranganathan A, Eckmann DM, Shofer FS, Hardy K, Lambert DS, Kelly M, Jang DH: Ex vivo use of cell-permeable succinate prodrug attenuates mitochondrial dysfunction in blood cells obtained from carbon monoxide poisoned individuals. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol May 2020 Notes: epub ahead of print doi: 10.1152/ajpcell.00539.2019.

Brent JM, Tian Z, Shofer FS, Martin JT, Yao L, Archete C, Chen YH, Qin L, Enomoto-Iwamoto M, Zhang Y: Influence of Genetic Background and Sex on Gene Expression in the Mouse (Mus musculus) Tail in a Model of Intervertebral Disc Injury Comp Med 70(2): 131-139, Apr 2020 Notes: doi: 10.30802/AALAS-CM-19-000034. Epub 2020 Mar 10.

Brent JM, Tian Z, Yao L, Huang J, Markova DZ, Shofer FS, Brice AK, Qin L, Scanzello CR, Vitale F, Chen D, Zhang Y.: Functional Deficits in Mice Expressing Human Interleukin 8. Comp Med Apr 2020 Notes: doi: 10.30802/AALAS-CM-19-000049 Epub ahead of print.

Sangal RB, Shofer FS, Blutinger EJ, Mamtani M: Nursing updates as a means to improve patient satisfaction. Am J Emerg Med 38(2): 404-406, Feb 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2019.158388. Epub 2019 Aug 6.

Takakuwa KM, Shofer FS, Schears RM: The practical knowledge, experience and beliefs of US emergency medicine physicians regarding medical Cannabis: A national survey. Am J Emerg Med Jan 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2020.01.059. [Epub ahead of print]

Jang DH, Levy PD, Shofer FS, Sun B, Brown J: A comparative analysis of National Institutes of Health research support for emergency medicine - 2008 to 2017. Am J Emerg Med 37(10): 1850-1854, Oct 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.12.045. Epub 2018 Dec 26.

Blutinger EJ, Shofer FS, Meisel Z, Perrone J, Engel-Rebitzer E, Delgado MK: Variability in emergency department electronic medical record default opioid quantities: A national survey. Am J Emerg Med 37(10): 1963-1964, Oct 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2019.03.023. Epub 2019 Mar 12.

Meyers MH, Wei TL, Cyr JM, Hunold TM, Shofer FS, Cowden CS, Moss CF, Jensen CE, Platts-Mills TF, Brice JH: The Triage of Older Adults with Physiologic Markers of Serious Injury Using a State-Wide Prehospital Plan Prehosp Disaster Med 34(5): 497-505, Oct 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1017/S1049023X19004825. Epub 2019 Sep 13.

McCarthy RB, Shofer FS, Green-McKenzie J: Outcomes of a Heat Stress Awareness Program on Heat-Related Illness in Municipal Outdoor Workers J Occup Environ Med 61(9): 724-728, Sep 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1097.

Baumann BM, Greenwood JC, Lewis K, Nuckton TJ, Darger B, Shofer FS, Troeger D, Jung SY, Kilgannon JH, Rodriguez RM.: Combining qSOFA criteria with initial lactate levels: Improved screening of septic patients for critical illness Am J Emerg Med Jul 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2019.07.003. [Epub ahead of print]

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