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Marilyn M. Schapira, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Staff Physician, Philadelphia Veterans Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Director of General Internal Medicine Fellowship Program, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Asssociate Director of the National Clinician Scholar Program, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Division of General Internal Medicine
1316 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 898 2022
BS (Biology)
Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH, 1981.
MPH (Health Planning and Administration)
University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, 1986.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1986.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Emory University and Affiliated Hospitals Program, Atlanta, GA, 1986-1987.
Resident in Internal Medicine, Emory University and Affiliated Hospitals Program Atlanta, 1987-1988.
Resident in Internal Medicine, Moses Cone Memorial Hospital Affiliate, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC, 1988-1989.
Fellow in General Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 1989-1990.
Fellow in General Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), Milwaukee, WI, 1990-1992.
Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2010-2011.
American Board of Internal Medicine Number 127090, 1989.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

General Internal Medicine
Women's Health

Description of Research Expertise

Shared decision making
Risk communication
Health literacy
Health numeracy

Selected Publications

Phillips CA, Hunt A, Salvesen-Quinn M, Guerra J, Shcapira MM, Bailey C, Merchant RM. : Health-related Google searches performed by parents of pediatric oncology patients. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 66(8): e27795, Aug 2019.

Barlow WE, Beaber EF, Geller BM, Kamineni A, Zheng Y, Haas JS, Chao CR, Rutter CM, Zauber AG, Sprague BL, Halm EA, Weaver DL, Chubak J, Doria-Rose VP, Kobrin S, Onega T, Quinn VP, Schapira MM, Tosteson ANA, Corley DA, Skinner CS, Schnall MD, Armstrong K, Wheeler CM, Silverberg MC, Balasubramanian BA, Doubeni CA, McLerran D, Tiro JA, on behalf of the PROSPR consortium. : Evaluating screening participation, follow-up and outcomes for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer in the PROSPR consortium. JNCI July 2019 Notes: pii: djz137. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djz137. [Epub ahead of print]

Shannon N. Ogden, MPH1, Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH2,3, Marilyn M. Schapira, MD, MPH4,5, Claire Bocage, BA1, Whitney Eriksen, PhD, RN1, and Katharine A. Rendle, PhD, MSW, MPH: Patient Perspectives on Primary HPV Testing for Routine Cervical Cancer Screening. J Gen Intern Med July 2019 Notes: DOI: 10.1007/s11606-019-05175-4.

Schapira MM, Fletcher KE, Ganschow PG, Jacobs AJ, Walker CM, Smallwood A, Gil D, Faghri, A, Kong A, Yen T, McDunn S, Marcus E, Neuner JM. : Improving Communication in Breast Cancer Treatment Consultation: Use of a Computer Test of Health Numeracy. Journal of Women's Health Jun 2019 Notes: Ahead of print.

Schapira MM, Hubbard RA, Seitz HH, Conant EF, Schnall M, Cappella JN, Harrington T, Inge C, Armstrong K: The Impact of a Breast Cancer Screening Decision Aid on Initiation of Screening among Younger Women: Report of a Randomized Trial. MDM Policy Pract 4(1), Jan 2019.

Schapira MM, Williams M, Balch A, Baron RJ, Barrett P, Beveridge Collins T,Day SC, Fernandopulle R, Gilberg AM, Henley DE,Nguyen-Howell A, Laine C,C Miller C, Ryu J, Schwarz DF, Schwartz MD, Stevens J, Teisberg E,Yamaguchi K, Schapira E, Hubbard RA.: Seeking Consensus on the Terminology of Value-based Transformation Through use of a Delphi Process. Population Health Management 2019 Notes: In Press.

Schapira M, Faghri A, Jacobs EA, Fletcher KE, Ganschow PS, Gil D, Smallwood AJ, Walker CM, Neuner JM. : Communication and Shared Decision Making in the Breast Cancer Treatment Consultation: A Comparative Analysis of English and Spanish Speaking Patients. Medical Decision Making Policy & Practice 2019 Notes: In Press.

Sterling MR, Silva AF, Robbins L, Dargar SK, Schapira MM, Safford MM. : Let's talk numbers: a qualitative study of community-dwelling US adults to understand the role of numeracy in the management of heart failure. BMJ Open 8(9), Sept 2018.

Weissman GE, Yadav KN, Madden V, Courtright KR, Hart JL, Asch DA, Schapira MM, Halpern SD. : Numeracy and understanding of quantitative aspects of predictive models: A pilot study. Applied Clinical Informatics 9(3): 683-692, July 2018.

Aysola J, Schapira MM, Huo H, Werner RM.: Organizational processes and patient experiences in the patient-centered medical home. Med Care 56 (6): 497-504, Jun 2018.

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