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Marina Serper, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Staff Physician, Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center
Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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
Education:
BA
University of Pennsylvania, 2002.
MD
Jefferson Medical College, 2006.
MS (Health Services and Outcomes Research )
Northwestern University, 2013.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2006-2007.
Resident, Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2007-2009.
Chief Medical Resident, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2009-2010.
Gastroenterology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 2010-2013.
Transplant Hepatology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2013-2014.
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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

Serper M, Patzer RE, Reese PP, Przytula K, Koval R, Ladner DP, Levitsky JM, Abecassis MM, Wolf MS: Medication misuse, non-adherence, and clinical outcomes among liver transplant recipients. Liver Transplantation 21(1): 22-8, Oct 2014.

Wolf MS, Bailey SC, Serper M, Smith M, Davis TC, Russell AL, Manzoor BS, Belter L, Parker RM, Lambert B: Comparative effectiveness of patient-centered strategies to improve FDA medication guides. Medical Care 52(9): 781-9, Sep 2014.

Serper M, Patzer RE, Curtis LM, Smith SG, O'Conor R, Baker DW, Wolf MS: Health literacy, cognitive ability, and functional health status among older adults. Health Services Research 49(4): 1249-67, Aug 2014.

Serper M, Gawron AJ, Smith SG, Pandit AA, Dahlke AR, Bojarski EA, Keswani RN, Wolf MS: Patient factors that affect quality of colonoscopy preparation. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 12(3): 451-7, Mar 2014.

Serper M, McCarthy DM, Patzer RE, King JP, Bailey SC, Smith SG, Parker RM, Davis TC, Ladner DP, Wolf MS: What patients think doctors know: beliefs about provider knowledge as barriers to safe medication use. Patient Education and Counseling 93(2): 306-11, Nov 2013.

McCarthy DM, Davis TC, King JP, Mullen RJ, Bailey SC, Serper M, Jacobson KL, Parker RM, Wolf MS: Take-Wait-Stop: a patient-centered strategy for writing PRN medication instructions. Journal of Health Communication 18 Suppl 1: 40-8, 2013.

Lenahan JL, McCarthy DM, Davis TC, Curtis LM, Serper M, Wolf MS: A drug by any other name: patients' ability to identify medication regimens and its association with adherence and health outcomes. Journal of Health Communication 18 Suppl 1: 31-9, 2013.

Wolf MS, King J, Jacobson K, DiFrancesco L, Bailey SC, Mullen R, McCarthy D, Serper M, Davis TC, Parker RM: Risk of unintentional overdose with non-prescription acetaminophen products. Journal of General Internal Medicine 27(12): 1587-93, Dec 2012.

Bergeron AR, Webb JR, Serper M, Federman AD, Shrank WH, Russell AL, Wolf MS: Impact of electronic prescribing on medication use in ambulatory care. The American Journal of Managed Care 19(12): 1012-7, Dec 2013.

Smith SG, VonWagner C, McGregor LM, Curtis LM, Wilson EAH, Serper M, Wolf MS: The influence of health literacy on comprehension of a colonoscopy preparation information leaflet. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum 55(10): 1074-80, Oct 2012.

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