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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

Hicks-Courant K, Kanter GP, Gluntoli RL, 2'nd, Schapira MM, Bekelman JE, Latif NA, Haggerty AF, Morgan MA, Burger R, Ko EM. : An increase in multi-site practices: The shifting paradigm for gynecologic cancer care delivery Gynecologic Oncology 160(1), 2021`

Frosch Z, Nmoglu E, Mitra N, Mitra N, Landsburg DJ, Nasta SD, Bekelman JE, Ivengar R, Guerra C, Schapira MM.: Willingness to Travel for Cellular Therapy: The Influence of Follow-up Care Location. JCO Oncology Practice Sep 2021.

Engel-Rebitzer E, Dolan AR, Aronowitz SV, Shofer FS, Nguemeni Tiako MJ, Schapira MM, Perrone J, Hess EP, Rhodes KV, Bellamkonda VR, Cannuscio CC, Goldberg E, Bell J, Rodgers MA, Zyla M, Becker LB, McCollum S, Meisel ZF : Patient Preference and Risk Assessment in Opioid Prescribing Disparities: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Network Open 4(7), Jul 2021.

Resnick D, Schapira MM Smith JM, Baulista A, Xu C, Jones L, Aysola J: Promoting Collaborative Goal Setting for Cancer Prevention Among Primary Care Patients Through mHealth: Mixed Methods Evaluation of a New App. JMIR Formative Research 5(7), Jul 2021.

Smallwood AJ, Neuner JM, Fletcher KE, Walker CM, Schapira MM: Patient-physician concordance for quantitative formats and treatment options and the relationship with state anxiety. Journal of Cancer Education Apr 2021.

Schapira MM, Barakat LP, Silber JH: Reply to Assessing clinical trial effects on outcomes among pediatric and adolescent and young adult (AYA) patient with cancer Cancer 127(4), Feb 2021.

Schapira MM, Rodriguez KL, Chhatre S, Fraenkel L, Bastian LA, Kravetz JD, Asan O, Aksers S, VAchani A, Prigge JM, Meline J, Ibarra JV, Corn B, Kaminstein D: When is a Harm a Harm? Discordance between Patient and Medical Expert's Evaluation of Lung Cancer Screening Attributes. Medical Decision Making Feb 2021.

Manges KA, Wallace AS, Groves PS, Schapira MM, Burke RE: Ready to Go Home? Assessment of Shared Mental Models of the Patient and Discharging Team Regarding Readiness for Hospital Discharge. Journal of Hospital Medicine 16(6): 326-332, 2021.

Meline J, Prigge JM, Dye D, Rieder J, Asan O, Chhatre Su, FraenkelL, Kravetz JD, Rodriguez KL, Whittle J, Kaminstein D, Schapira MM. : Adapting the Design of a Web-based Decision Support Clinical Trial during the COVID-19 Pandemic. TRIALS 2021 Notes: Accepted for Publication 9/29/2021.

Meisel ZF, Goldberg EB, Bansal E, Rhodes KV, Hess EP, CAnnuscio CC, Schapira MM, Perrone J, Rodgers MA, Zyla MM, Bell JJ, McCollum S, Shofer FS : Stories to Communicate Individual Risk for Opioid Prescriptions for Back and Kidney Stone pain: Protocol for the LIfe STORRIED Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial. JMIR Research Protocols 9(9), Sept 2020.

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