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Christopher V. Chambers

Family & Community Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson Medical College
Department of Family Medicine
Professor, Director of Clinical Trials


Thomas Jefferson University
Vaccine Center
Clinical Director



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Mailing Address
1015 Walnut Street, Room 401
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107
United States
Contact Information
Phone: 215-955-2357
Fax: 215-955-0640
Christopher.Chambers@jefferson.edu
Qualifications
A.B. Princeton University, 1976

M.D. Duke University School of Medicine, 1980

Residency, Family Medicine, Thos Jefferson University Hospital, 1983

Fellowship, Adolescent Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 1985

Board Certified, Family Medicine

Board Certified, Adolescent Medicine
Expertise and Research Interests
Research interests:
Vaccines
Sexually transmitted diseases
Asthma
Prevention and management of chronic diseases

Director of Clinical Trials, Primary Care Research Center, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Current active trials:
Multiple trials involving HPV vaccine in various populations
Influenza vaccine
Diabetes
Asthma
Pneumococcal vaccine

Thomas Jefferson University
Vaccine Center
Clinical Director
Other Expertise
Chairman, Thomas Jefferson University IRB
Board certified in Family Medicine and Adolescent Medicine
Industrial Relevance
As Clinical Director of Jefferson''s Vaccine Center, I am well-positioned to help industry identify clinical investigators at Jefferson for clinical trials work.
Keywords
Adolescents; Vaccines; Human Papilloma Virus (HPV); Asthma; Clinical Trials; Family Medicine; Health Beliefs; Health Services Research; Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Publications
  • Campbell, JD, Chambers, CV, Brady R, Caldwell, M.C., Bennett, N.L, Fourneau, M., Jain, V.K., Innis, B. Immunologic non-inferiority of Fluarix versus Fluzone in US adults: A randomized, phase III study. Fluarix 2008; in press.
  • Patel, JV, Chambers, CV, Gomella, LG. Hematuria: etiology and evaluation for the primary care physician. The Canadian Journal of Urology 2008; 15 (Supplement 1):54-62
  • Diamond JJ, Beck JA, Arenson CA, Chambers CV, Rosenthal MP. Development of a scale to measure adults perceptions of health: Preliminary findings. J Comm Psych 2007;35(5):557-561.
  • Cheng C, Studdiford JS, Diamond JJ, Chambers CV. Primary care physician beliefs regarding usefulness of self-monitoring of blood pressure. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2003; 8(6): 249-54.
  • Chambers CV, Straus WL, Diamond JJ, Trapani LL, Weeks M, Somvanshi N. A prospective, observational cohort study of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use and the management of NSAID-related gastrointestinal symptoms by primary care patients. P & T 2003; 28(7):462-7.
  • Cheng C, Studdiford JS, Chambers CV, Diamond JJ, Paynter NP. Reliability of patient self-reported blood pressure. J Clin Hypertension 2002;4:259-264, 273.
  • Balsbaugh TA, Chambers CV, Diamond JJ. Asthma controller medications: What do patients want? J Asthma 36(7):591-6, 1999.
  • Chambers CV, Markson L, Diamond JJ, Lasch L, Berger M. Health beliefs and compliance with inhaled corticosteroids by asthmatic patients in primary care practices. Respiratory Medicine. 93(2): 88-94, Feb 1999
  • Fish JE, Peters SP, Chambers CV, McGeady SJ, Epstein KR, Boushey HA, Cherniack RM, Chinchilli VM, Drazen JM, Fahy JV, Hurd SS, Israel E, Lazarus SC, Lemanske RF, Martin RJ, Mauger EA, Sorkness C, Szefler SJ. An evaluation of colchicine as an alternative to inhaled corticosteriods in moderate asthma. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Asthma Clinical Research Network. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 156(4 Pt 1): 1165-71, Oct 1997
  • Drazen JM, Israel E, Boushey HA, Chinchilli VM, Fahy JV, Fish JE, Lazarus SC, Lemanske RF, Martin RJ, Peters SP, Sorkness C, Szefler SJ. Comparison of regularly scheduled with as-needed use of albuterol in mild asthma. Asthma Clinical Research Network [see comments]. New England Journal of Medicine. 335(12): 841-7, Sep 1996
  • Chambers CV, Diamond JJ, Perkel RL, Lasch LA. Relationship of advance directives to hospital charges in a Medicare population [see comments]. Archives of Internal Medicine. 154(5): 541-7, Mar 1994
  • Chambers CV, Balaban DJ, Carlson BL, Grasberger DM. The effect of microcomputer-generated reminders on influenza vaccination rates in a university-based family practice center. Journal of the American Board of Family Practice. 4(1): 19-26, 1991
  • Chambers CV, Balaban DJ, Carlson BL, Ungemack JA, Grasberger DM. Microcomputer-generated reminders. Improving the compliance of primary care physicians with mammography screening guidelines [see comments]. Journal of Family Practice. 29(3): 273-80, Sep 1989

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