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Marilyn Schapira, MD, MPH

Marilyn Schapira, MD, MPH Physician

Director, General Internal Medicine Fellowship Program Professor of Medicine at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center

Dr. Schapira is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Internal Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Clinical Expertise:

  • Annual Examination
  • Anxiety
  • Arthralgia
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Blood Pressure Screening
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Cold
  • Cough
  • Depression
  • Flu Shot Vaccination
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Health Screening
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid)
  • Immunizations
  • Minor Injury
  • Multiple Chronic Illnesses
  • Physical Exams
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Respiratory Infections
  • Skin Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Sports Injury
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Tobacco Smoking Counseling
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaccines
  • Weight Problem
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American College of Physicians, National Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development (HSR&D) Service Scientific Review Board., National Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM), National Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM), National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Schapira is employed by Penn Medicine.


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): e27795,2019.

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 : 2019.

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 : 2019.

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 : 2019.

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): 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.

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.

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): 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): 683-692,2018.

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

Academic Contact Info

Division of General Internal Medicine
1316 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 898-2022