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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
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.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1986.
MPH (Health Planning and Administration)
University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, 1986.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Emory University and Affiliated Hospitals Program, Atlanta, GA, 1986-1988.
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 (Diplomat) , 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

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.

Schapira MM: The conundrum and challenge of lung cancer screening shared decision-making implementation. J Gen Intern Med May 2018.

Schapira MM, Rodriguez KL, Kaminstein D, Chhatre S, Kravetz J, Bastian LA, Onur A, Shea J, Prigge J, Villegas J, Hruska KL, Fraenkel L. : Implementation of lung cancer screening decision support in the VA: Where providers and patients thinking converges and diverges. Presented at the Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver CO May 2018.

Seitz HH, Schapira MM, Gibson LA, Skubisz C, Mello S, Armstrong K, Cappella JN. : Explaining Mammography Decisions: The Roles of Worry, Fear, and Perceived Susceptibility to Breast Cancer. Psychol Health 33(5): 682-700, May 2018.

Carney MJ, Goden KE, Weissler JM, Lanni MA, Bauder AR, Cakouros B, Enriquez FA, Broach R, Barg FK, Schsapira MM, Fischer JP. : Patient reported outcomes following ventral hernia repair: Designing a qualitative assessment tool. Patient 11(2): 225-234, Apr 2018.

Schapira MM, Barlow WE, Conant EF, Sprague BL, Tosteson ANA, Haas JA, Onega T, Beaber EF, Goodrich M, McCarthy AM, Herschorn SD, Skinner CS Harrington T, Geller B. : Communication Practices of Mammography Facilities and Timely Follow-up of a Screening Mammogram with a BI-RADS 0 Assessment. Acad Radiol Feb 2018.

Shalowitz DI, Nivasch E, Burger BA, Schapira MM. : Are patients willing to travel for better ovarian cancer care? Gynecol Oncol 148(1): 42-28, Jan 2018.

Phillips C, Barz A, Li Y, Schapira MM, BAiley C, Merchant RM. : The relationship between state-level Google online search volume and cancer incidence in the United States: a retrospective study. J Med Internet Res 20(1): e6, Jan 2018.

Vachini A, Schapira MM: Mind the Gap: Addressing Provider Level Barriers to Lung Cancer SCreening. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 15(1), Jan 2018.

Liao JM, Navath AS, Schapira MS, Weissman A, Mitra N, Asch DA: Penalizing physicians for low value care in hospital medicine: A randomized survey. J Hosp Med 13(1): 41-44, Jan 2018.

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